LONDON Brent crude oil topped $50 a barrel for the first time in nearly seven months on Thursday, lifting commodity and energy-related shares in Europe and Asia, though worries about U.S.
WASHINGTON - Fewer people sought unemployment aid last week for the second week in a row, the latest evidence that hiring is likely solid.
Orders for business equipment unexpectedly declined in April for a third straight month, indicating American manufacturers continue to pull back.
The e-commerce giant Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Wednesday said it is opening a second fulfillment center in Joliet, Illinois, and two new warehouses in California, bringing its total number of fulfillment centers in the Golden State to nine.
Protesters for a $15 an hour minimum wage gathered at McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook for the third consecutive year. Chuck FieldmanContact ReporterPioneer Press.