In a burst of hiring, U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September and helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008.
Employers in the United States are hiring at a brisk pace. Unemployment has sunk to a nearly healthy rate. Jobs are being filled across a range of industries.
A Kansas bitcoin company that was shut down after being sued by the federal government will be allowed to resume some of its business, a federal judge has ruled.
U.S. service firms expanded at a healthy pace in September although it was slightly below the record pace set in August.
German carmaker Daimler AG and French conglomerate Lagardere SCA are on trial in a Paris criminal court along with seven current and former Airbus executives accused of involvement in insider trading.
The U.S. trade deficit shrank for the fourth straight month in August, falling to the lowest level since January as exports rose to an all-time high.
Just how healthy is the U.S. job market? Despite steady hiring and falling unemployment, the question has provoked sharp debate and considerable uncertainty on the eve of the September jobs report.
Orders to U.S. factories fell in August by the largest amount on record, but the drop was heavily weighed by an expected plunge in volatile aircraft orders.
The billionaire's Berkshire Hathaway, owner of businesses ranging from the BNSF railroad to Dairy Queen, Geico insurance and power providers, is buying the privately owned auto dealership company Van Tuyl Group. Financial terms were not disclosed.
A key long-term U.S. mortgage rate dipped this week, the second drop after a large increase two weeks ago.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 8,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 287,000, as the total number of beneficiaries dropped to its lowest level in more than eight years.
Slowly and in beat with the rhythms of agriculture, licensed producers are growing enough pot that retailers hope to eventually lower prices enough to diminish the black market.
Big discounts on pickup trucks helped keep U.S. auto sales strong in September.
U.S. businesses added 213,000 jobs in September, stepping up hiring for the sixth straight month, according to a private survey.
The pace of U.S. manufacturing growth slowed in September, as expectations for hiring and new orders slipped from their August levels.