WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell sharply in June and the prior month's data was revised to show less robust growth, suggesting the.
WASHINGTON�New applications for unemployment benefits plunged last week, reaching an 8�-year low and offering the latest signs of strength in the labor market.
Wal-Mart is replacing the chief of its U.S. discount stores in what could be an indication that it's losing confidence that its largest business unit will rebound after more than a year of disappointing results.
Caterpillar Caterpillar chief Doug Oberhelman sounded an upbeat tone in the heavy equipment company's second-quarter earnings release, but another quarter of falling sales left investors less than thrilled Thursday morning.
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks were barely higher in morning trading Thursday as investors digested second-quarter results from big companies across several industries, including Facebook, Ford and Caterpillar.