Many Americans are just beginning to climb out of the Great Recession, yet policymakers are debating whether the economy is on the cusp of overheating.
Tentative indications of slowing growth will probably not cause the European Central Bank to revise its timetable for gently winding down economic stimulus.
The company is said to be in talks to acquire Flipkart, India’s leading online retailer, to counter Amazon’s push into the country.
The Facebook chief executive has vowed to clean up the social network, but his company has failed to stop even those impersonating him from swindling people.
The tech giant’s sterling first-quarter earnings have granted the company a respite from investor ire.
The plan by a new chief executive means that the bank is giving up its efforts to compete on equal terms with Wall Street behemoths.
The drugs don’t work against every cancer — but on rare occasions, they work miracles.
Moves in global bond markets over the last few months suggest changing expectations about prices.
Her glittery, bawdy feminist work gets likes on Instagram and love at Bergdorf.
The automaker is accelerating efforts to slash costs in a bid to turn around its fortunes both at home and abroad.
The former White House press secretary made an appearance to promote the Madame Tussauds version of the first lady. He has a book coming out in July.
Facebook has promised to spend large sums policing its operations. Its first-quarter results indicate it has room to spend more.
An arbitration panel sided with the company 11 years after Hugo Chávez expropriated several of its oil projects. Now the problem is trying to collect.
Mr. Bolloré, called the “King of Africa” for his business dealings there, faces allegations of bribing politicians in exchange for contracts.
Wall Street limped into positive territory on Wednesday on optimism over a spate of upbeat earnings that was nearly offset by jitters over rising U.S. bond yields and corporate costs.
The social network posted increases in profit and revenue as it deals with a torrent of criticism about its privacy practices and the way it handles user data.
Parents will be able to handpick the channels and topics their children can view on the app, which has been criticized for allowing disturbing content to slip through.
Winning the contest could mean a steeper increase in local housing costs over the next decade, a study finds. Nashville is already contemplating the impact.
Walt Disney Studios hasn’t released a movie that depicts smoking since 2015. Now antismoking activists want that rule extended to all films aimed at young audiences by Fox, which Disney is buying.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau might grant the banking industry’s wish to take offline a public database of complaints against the industry.
A $30.7 billion offer for Sky puts the American cable giant in a takeover battle with Rupert Murdoch for control of the British broadcaster.
Employees in the tech industry have an unusual power: They can make their companies act more responsibly. All they have to do is speak up.
Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the bureau, also described the two types of people he was most responsive to as a lawmaker: constituents and the lobbyists who contributed to his campaign.
Facebook shuffled its ranks in Washington as it confronts pressure from lawmakers over data privacy, election interference, misinformation and other issues.
Branded “idiots,” residents of Grimsby, England, choose romance for a dying fishing industry over another that is thriving.
Mark Zuckerberg told Congress that the social network would empower its users to control their own data. There’s just one problem: human behavior.
The new service is aimed at anyone who doesn’t want to risk a package being stolen from a porch and can’t receive an order at work.
Edward Lampert made the unusual move of offering to have his hedge fund buy parts of Sears, including its Kenmore brand, as it struggles to pay down debt.
Propel was begun to bring convenience and new services to food stamp recipients. A big government contractor is getting in the way.
Facebook and Google are dealing with a privacy backlash and new European rules on data collection. The rules, though, may not be as damaging to the companies as they appear.
The shortage, caused by government policies, poses a challenge for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was also responsible for India’s last cash crisis.
Even as private employers have rebounded from the recession, the public sector’s ranks have withered, and pay and benefits have lagged.
The personal payment platform Zelle is flourishing. But so are fraudsters, who are exploiting weaknesses in the banks’ security.
Chinese brokers send goods around the world to disguise their origin and escape penalties. Tougher trade rules may end up only helping them.
Detroit automakers are also reporting results, while President Trump will discuss trade with French and German leaders but skip the White House Correspondents’ dinner.
Larry Thompson, a former U.S. deputy attorney general, said the carmaker had not held wrongdoers accountable or been serious enough about change.
The update of an existing pact will lift trade in dairy, digital goods and other products, and sends a message that some of America’s trading partners are moving on.
The reinvention of the 200-year-old American brand by its brash Italian owner, Claudio Del Vecchio, has meant staying true to its past.
As Facebook’s head of news partnerships, Ms. Brown, a former CNN and NBC anchor, is emerging as a surprisingly adept negotiator for her publishing vision at the social network.