LONDON Brent crude oil topped $50 a barrel for the first time in nearly seven months on Thursday, lifting commodity and energy-related shares in Europe and Asia, though worries about U.S.
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.
Orders for business equipment unexpectedly declined in April for a third straight month, indicating American manufacturers continue to pull back.
The e-commerce giant Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Wednesday said it is opening a second fulfillment center in Joliet, Illinois, and two new warehouses in California, bringing its total number of fulfillment centers in the Golden State to nine.
Protesters for a $15 an hour minimum wage gathered at McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook for the third consecutive year. Chuck FieldmanContact ReporterPioneer Press.