The United States trade deficit narrowed in April on a drop in imports - which surged in March after the end of a labor dispute at West Coast ports - and companies picked up their hiring in May after a pullback the previous month.
Are container ships getting too big, too fast to justify the savings that shipping lines expect from economies of scale? A new study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development suggests that operating cost benefits to ocean carriers may not ...
June 3 Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it was relaxing its dress code and raising the temperature at its stores as part of an effort to improve working conditions at its 4,555 U.S.
Relatively solid performance from the country's manufacturing sector has helped give the Fed confidence about the domestic economy.
June 3 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, helped by optimism that Greece was close to an agreement to avoid default and as further gains in bond yields lifted financials.