Even though Americans spent $6.7 billion less at gas stations in January than they had two months earlier, the extra cash didn't get spent anywhere else: Retail sales, excluding gas, fell slightly from November to January.
Making good on its vow to seek new, non-gambling attractions, Atlantic City has redevelopment plans that include a giant Ferris wheel and zip line on the beachfront next to the Steel Pier, and restaurants, a rebuilt Boardwalk and an elevated walkway in its Inlet neighborhood.
The nation's top labor official is bringing a clear message to dockworkers and their employers whose contract dispute has crippled international trade through the West Coast's seaports: Reach a deal, and fast.
U.S. homebuilders say sales prospects and buyer traffic fell slightly this month.
Like the rest of this town, Watford Elementary School has been transformed by the oil boom.
Three weeks into a walkout at 11 refineries around the country, the impact on the prices of gasoline, diesel and other fuels is barely discernable.
Burger King and Tim Hortons parent company Restaurant Brands International reported a quarterly loss Tuesday, dragged down by costs related to the deal to combine the two chains, but said key sales figures rose.
West Coast seaports that were all but shut over the holiday weekend because of a contract dispute are reopening as the nation's top labor official begins his efforts to solve a stalemate between dockworkers and their employers.
Robin Hayes, the new CEO of JetBlue Airways, is balancing between passengers and Wall Street.
For anyone betting on the Northeast's casino bonanza, the odds are long on projects hitting financial expectations.
After stumbling out of recession last quarter, Japan's economy looks set to do something familiar this year: slumber.
It all started when Katie Davis printed a simple saying on a white card, and put it up on her Etsy site.
Italian cruise company Costa Crociere is facing a public relations battle over its future in Italy amid concerns the company wants to distance itself from the country after the deadly 2012 shipwreck of the Costa Concordia.
Japan and the U.S. are moving closer to reaching agreement on market opening measures needed to conclude a Pacific Rim trade pact, a top U.S. envoy said Friday, urging Japanese business leaders to help bridge the last, difficult disagreements.
The House voted Friday to make permanent an expired tax break designed to help small businesses invest in equipment and property, defying a veto threat by the White House.