US manufacturing index falls to lowest level since June 2009, according to the Institute for Supply Management, part of a slowdown in factory activity in key areas of the globe. While manufacturing growth is slowing, it's not going away, analysts say.
If CEO Marissa Mayer can make her $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr work, Yahoo's prospects will brighten. But Yahoo-Tumblr are very different companies with audiences that don't match up well.
The Federal Reserve and the US Treasury are investigating whether Bloomberg reporters used the company's terminals to glean inappropriate information about officials' data use. Just viewing the information can be a felony, under federal law.
With the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting the 15000 milestone and economic signals flashing continued growth, the case for bull market optimists looks stronger. But there are reasons to be cautious about a retrenchment of the Dow.
Penny Pritzker is first member of the wealthy family to accept a federal post. President Obama has nominated Penny Pritzker as Commerce secretary.
GDP flashed 2.5 percent growth in the first quarter: much better than the fourth quarter but below expectations. Economists expect another slowdown in GDP growth for the summer.
With a 16.2 percent unemployment rate, young Americans are bearing the brunt of the slow recovery. But there are steps they can take to improve their chances of getting hired.
Rare collaborative effort creates 15 standards to reduce environmental footprint of 'fracking' operations in the Northeast. Agreement suggests new tack by environmentalists on fracking.
The US could cut oil consumption for light-duty vehicles and greenhouse-gas emissions, if it adopts policies and encourages key technologies, a new National Research Council report says.
The Great Plains are experiencing a stunning resurgence in population after being long considered a population drain. One big reason: the energy boom.
The economy should continue to add jobs despite the sequester. The jobs report shows the housing recovery bolstering employment. Homeowner optimism is likely to improve, too.
US economy adds 157,000 jobs in January – tepid growth that the labor market can't seem to break out of. But upward revisions to last year's job numbers suggest the US has regained 61 percent of the employment it lost during the Great Recession.
If the change at Chesapeake is any indication, the natural gas industry is going to be far more buttoned-down as it pares debt and boosts operating profit.