The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week as the economy's continued improvement tempered dismissals.
MOSCOW - Sternly warning the West it cannot defang the metaphorical Russian bear, a confident-looking President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday to shore up the plummeting ruble and revive the economy within two years.
Stocks soared for a second day Thursday and the Dow had its best day in more than three years as good feelings about the Fed's Wednesday announcement that rate hikes aren't on the immediate horizon continued to boost the market.
Amazon's new one-hour delivery service, Prime Now, works so well it might just inspire entirely new levels of laziness in all of us.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is taking a page from predecessor Alan Greenspan's 2004 playbook, a step that appears to validate the expectations of investors who expect interest-rate liftoff in June 2015.