Retail sales jumped 0.7% in November, topping economists' forecasts, as strong gains in auto sales and categories like furniture offset the effect of lower gasoline prices.
Top Google Inc. executives saved millions of dollars by flying their private jet fleet on discounted fuel purchased from the federal government that they weren't entitled to buy, according to a new inspector general review released Wednesday.
The number of new foreclosure filings -- which includes default notices, auctions and bank repossessions -- dropped 15% to a total of 113,454 properties in November, according to RealtyTrac, an online marketer of foreclosed properties.
Dec. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg Economics Editor Michael McKee examines the career of Stanley Fischer, on Bloomberg Television's �In The Loop.
Airlines will post record earnings next year as a wave of consolidation and streamlining prompted by the global slump helps rein in capacity and support prices, the International Air Transport Association said.