The number of homes that in April went under contract to be sold climbed to the highest level in over a decade, a sign the housing market is gaining traction and supported by steady job creation and historically low interest rates.
A top Federal Reserve official warned Thursday that Europe's refugee crisis could pose a risk to the economy, listing it among the factors that are giving central bank officials pause about withdrawing monetary stimulus.
OAK BROOK, Ill./LOS ANGELES U.S. restaurant operators would probably not replace workers with robots if they had to pay the $15 hourly wage demanded by protesters, McDonald's Corp Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook told shareholders at the ...
WASHINGTON The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, moving back to near cycle lows as the labor markets remain healthy and the economy regains momentum after stumbling in the first quarter.
Orders for business equipment unexpectedly declined in April for a third straight month, indicating American manufacturers continue to pull back.