U.S. companies are partly to blame for exploiting EU divisions. The Treasury Department went on the attack against the European Commission yesterday, trying to stop it hitting Apple Inc. and other U.S.
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in five weeks, another sign of endurance in the labor market.
Orders for business equipment climbed in July for a second month, advancing the most since January and indicating U.S. companies are becoming less reluctant to invest.
Could a central bank maintain public faith if it announces a goal, misses it for more than four years, then say it wants to change it?
Sears Holdings Corp. SHLD -6.61 % on Thursday posted another quarterly loss amid sliding sales, and the retailer said it would accept another $300 million of help from its chief executive's hedge fund.