An Illinois firefighter is fighting for his pension after being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Lou Gehrig’s disease.
The Empire State manufacturing index bounced back into positive territory in January, rising to 10 from negative 1.2 in December.
The New York Federal Reserve’s gauge of manufacturing activity in the region rose to 9.95 in January, from -1.23 the month prior. The reading came in above Wall Street estimates for 5.
Shares of RadioShack Corp. plunged 30% in premarket trade Thursday after the Wall Street Journal reported that the ailing consumer electronics retailer is preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as next month.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week increased to the highest level since early September, but the underlying trend continued to point to a strengthening labor market.
CME Group Inc. said it's raising its bid for privately-held GFI Group to $5.60 a share from $5.25 a share, payable in a mix of CME stock and cash.
Prices at the wholesale level in the U.S. booked their biggest drop in more than three years in December on tumbling energy costs, though underlying inflation pressures remained muted, which could be seen as a cautionary note for the Fed.
The 53 prisoners released by Cuba’s communist government still face restrictions on their movements and political freedoms and could eventually wind up in jail again, according to reports.
Target Corp. said on Thursday it's exiting its money-losing Canada business as it doesn't see the region getting to profitability until at least 2021.
The number of people who applied for U.S. unemployment benefits in the first full week of January shot up to the highest level in four months and topped the 300,000 mark for the first time since Thanksgiving.
U.S. producer prices posted the biggest decline in December in more than three years, mainly because of the plunge in gasoline prices.
The retailer said Thursday it plans to halt Target Canada store operations after the company decided it would not return to profitability until 2021. Target said it will now focus on building growth and momentum in its American business
Zebras' thick, black stripes may have evolved to help these iconic creatures stay cool in the midday African heat, a new study suggests