Syndicate content
Top Business Stories from the U.S.
Updated: 2 hours 21 min ago

Israel PM warns of prolonged campaign

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:55pm
Israeli leaders have been mulling whether to expand the assault against Hamas in Gaza, or respond to international calls for a truce.
Categories: US News

Dollar-store merger should scare Pepsi

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:50pm
After news of the monster dollar-store merger, here's the thing no one seems to be talking about, says retail analyst Brian Sozzi.
Categories: US News

New US, Europe sanctions on Russia

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:49pm
The U.S. will join the European Union in adding new economic sanctions on Russia for supporting separatists in Ukraine.
Categories: US News

Obamacare's clueless enrollees

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:37pm
While a big court decision threatens billions in Obamacare subsidies, many who benefit from that money are unaware they even get it.
Categories: US News

Apple buys suggest hardware worries

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:12pm
Why Apple could be turning from hardware to software as major revenue drivers.
Categories: US News

FAA: $12M penalty against Southwest

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:10pm
Southwest Airlines has 30 days from the receipt of the FAA's civil penalty letter to respond to the allegations.
Categories: US News

Pro on Twitter earnings: Buy Facebook

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:52pm
It seems few investors are getting behind Twitter's stock as the micro-blogging company readies to report earnings Tuesday.
Categories: US News

Senior Fed officials are 'in denial'

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:43pm
Senior Fed officials seem to have slipped back into their pre-2008 ways, says Simon Johnson, a professor at MIT's Sloan school.
Categories: US News

This school ups Harvard in new ranking

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:36pm
There is a good chance you've never heard of one list's No. 1 college in America. The NYT reports.
Categories: US News

Medicare, Social Security solvent

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:33pm
Slower growth in healthcare spending is shoring up the funding outlook for the federal Medicare program.
Categories: US News

Fed up? Yellen facing some dissent

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:29pm
While Fed chair Janet Yellen may win monetary policy battles within the Fed, she still risks losing the economic war.
Categories: US News

Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:22pm
Activist investor Carl Icahn said he is hopeful more potential buyers will surface for Family Dollar.
Categories: US News

Maker-taker co-creator calls for change

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:04pm
Key Wall Street executives called for reform to maker-taker fees that could be distorting markets and increasing dark pool use.
Categories: US News

Faber: 20% to 30% drop in stocks ahead

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:42pm
The publisher of the "Gloom, Boom & Doom Report" expects the peak to be within the next month or two.
Categories: US News

When tech is up and to the right

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:38pm
In the technology world, no question comes up more frequently these days than "Are we in a bubble?"
Categories: US News

Retiree dilemma: Spending on grandkids

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:37pm
Grandparents have to balance their grandchildren's needs without jeopardizing their retirement savings. USA Today reports.
Categories: US News

US services sector activity accelerates

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:32pm
Activity in the U.S. services sector held at its highest level in 4-1/2 years in July, though new business and employment growth weakened.
Categories: US News

Democrats may see boost to midterm hopes

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:29pm
A GOP takeover of the Senate seems probable, but good economic news could save the Democrats, Politico's Ben White says.
Categories: US News

Pending home sales fall in June

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:28pm
Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes confounded expectations in June casting a cloud over the housing market recovery.
Categories: US News

Argentina set for further default

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:18pm
Argentina will likely default on its debt for the third time in 28 years on Wednesday, which could cost U.S. hedge funds millions.
Categories: US News