J.C. Penney's turnaround is gaining traction. The department store chain said Friday that its losses narrowed in the second quarter on better-expected sales, fueled by men's clothing, fine jewelry and the beauty brand Sephora.
The 19-country eurozone economy weathered the second quarter's troubles - notably the escalating crisis in Greece - with only a small drop in growth, but disparities between nations remain that could cause problems.
More people sought U.S. unemployment aid last week, but the average for the past month fell to the lowest level in 15 years, a sign that few employers are cutting jobs.
Americans bought more cars, restaurant meals and building supplies in July, a rise in spending that points to steady economic growth anchored by an improving job market.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged up this week after three straight weeks of declines. The key 30-year loan rate remained under 4 percent.
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U.S. businesses boosted their stockpiles in June by the largest amount in more than two years.
Spirit, a low-fare, high-fees carrier with a clientele of mostly leisure travelers, had by far the worst on-time performance in June among 14 airlines tracked in a government report.
U.S. productivity rose at a moderate pace in the April-June quarter as growth picked up and hiring remained steady.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, the city's tourism has not only rebounded. It's practically been reinvented.
U.S. wholesalers increased their stockpiles in June by the largest amount in more than a year, while sales crept up slightly.
Disney's "accelerator" is the kind of program being adopted by big companies like Microsoft, Barclays, Nike and Volkswagen. The idea is to invest a small amount in a handful of startups, set them up in cheap office space, mentor them, and launch them.
A revamped Diet Pepsi without aspartame is popping up on store shelves. So will people start flocking back to the soda?
The U.S. Postal Service on Monday reported a net loss of $586 million this spring, a big improvement for the cash-strapped agency compared to a nearly $2 billion loss during the same period last year.
CVS Health has agreed to pay $450,000 to the federal government to settle allegations that several of its Rhode Island retail pharmacies filled forged and invalid painkiller prescriptions.