Corporate CEOs are growing more optimistic about the economy, and a budget deal in Washington would help push next year's growth higher, according to a survey released by the Business Roundtable Wednesday.
Online car service Uber and Home Depot are teaming up to deliver Christmas trees to Chicagoans who don't have a car to tie one on.
US new home sales recorded their largest monthly increase in more than 33 years in October, pointing to housing market volatility in response to a rise in mortgage interest rates in recent months.
This week's ADP number on private-sector job growth, at 215,000 for last month, was the highest since a year ago, when ADP's tally had 275,000 jobs added to the U.S.
Officials in Northern California say a Bay Area Rapid Transit train carrying hundreds of passengers stopped in a tunnel after a brake problem.