U.S. companies and workers were more productive in the third quarter than initially reported, but labor costs fell sharply for the second straight time in a sign that wages continue to lag behind.
Strong prescription drug sales, aided by a rise in flu shots, helped to push Walgreen's revenue from established stores up more than 4 percent last month.
Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday introduced a measure that declares the United States is at war with Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists in the Middle East.
Private-sector hiring slowed in November, as employers added 208,000 jobs, ADP reported Wednesday.
The American private sector tacked on 208,000 jobs in November, below econoomists' forecasts, according to payroll processor ADP.
The Supreme Court is weighing how much employers must do to accommodate pregnant workers under a federal law aimed at combating discrimination against them.
A new program for children with that swaps wheelchairs with souped-up power wheels disabilities is picking up speed in the Chicago area.
Europe and Japan must take new steps to help the global economy, which continues to see faltering growth, said Nathan Sheets, U.S. Treasury undersecretary for international affairs on Wednesday.
Taser International's stock slumped 2.7% in premarket trade Wednesday, after analyst Paul Coster at J.P. Morgan downgraded it to neutral from overweight, saying the recent run up in price has made too expensive for his liking.
Brown-Forman Corp. said it had net income of $208 million, or 97 cents a share, in its fiscal second quarter, up from $206 million, or 96 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
NASA has a new state-of-the-art space capsule on the launch pad and a new high-tech countdown clock to go with it.
Conservative Republicans are pushing back hard against House Speaker John Boehner's plan to effectively push off the battle over President Obama's immigration plan to next year in order to pass a spending bill, increasing the likelihood he'll need help from Democrats to get it through the House and Senate.
It's the time of year we all just want to go home. To June Gossling of Monroe, Georgia, it's everything.
The struggling apparel retailer revealed a 25% fall in adjusted quarterly profit due to lower mall traffic, higher discounts, and weak demand.
Crude stabilized as analysts warn the months-long rout may not be over and prices could plunge toward $50 per barrel if a handful of support levels give way after consolidation.
TiVo Inc.'s position in the TV market, combined with a strong offering and large potential market, make it a sound takeover target for acquirers including Microsoft , Dell, Amazon , Google , Cisco , Alibaba and Apple , Albert Fried & Company said in a note.
U.S. equity futures were lower after a reading on private-sector employment from ADP which came in under economists' expectations.