A former executive at Swiss bank UBS AG has pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge as part of a long-running U.S. investigation into tax evasion using secret accounts.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped significantly last week, a sign of a strong job market despite evidence of tepid economic growth in the opening months of 2015.
Factory orders rose 0.2 percent in February, which was the first increase since July, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.
A pay bump for workers at some McDonald's restaurants isn't likely to ease the pressures the chain is facing over labor issues.
The Arctic is the next great frontier for oil and gas - and one of the most environmentally fragile places on earth.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates barely moved this week, remaining close to historically low levels as the spring home-buying season gets under way.
The bull market slowed to a trot but didn't stop this winter.
U.S. car buyers stepped on the brakes in March, a sign of a long-expected slowdown in the blistering pace of sales.
It takes something more audacious to sell beachfront property these days to the global ultra-wealthy who arrive in Miami with millions to spend on second or third homes. It takes words invested with meaning in the language of the international jet set.
U.S. factories expanded last month at a weaker pace, with orders growing more slowly and hiring essentially flat.
U.S. businesses slowed their pace of hiring in March, a private survey found. The slowdown raises questions about how much of an impact falling oil prices, a stronger dollar and harsh winter weather have had on dampening economic growth.
An improving job market drove U.S. consumer confidence higher this month after a dip in February, a promising sign for the economy as it heads into spring.
U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in January, pushing prices up at a faster pace than wages and putting more homes financially out of reach for would-be buyers.
Fast-food labor organizers say they're expanding the scope of their campaign for $15 an hour and unionization, this time with a day of actions including other low-wage workers and demonstrations on college campuses.
President Barack Obama has vetoed a congressional measure blocking the National Labor Relations Board from streamlining the process for union elections.