General Motors and Ford reported U.S. sales declines last month as frigid temperatures and snowstorms pounded much of the nation.
McDonald’s is in the early stages of looking at whether it can make breakfast available later in the day.
The scores of losing players in last week’s $425 million Powerball jackpot did more than take an extremely long shot at getting rich. Their ticket purchases also helped fund a small but increasingly important part of their states’ budgets.
Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock, by far the company’s largest acquisition and bigger than any that Google, Microsoft or Apple have ever done.
Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to expand its MarkTen electronic cigarette brand nationally in the second quarter.
The 2014 Sochi Olympics were expected to be a triumphant moment for the U.S. speedskating team — and the squad’s sponsor, Under Armour.
Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings to a record in December even though the two largest holders of U.S. government debt — China and Japan — reduced their shares.
The tiny California olive industry says European olive oil filling U.S. shelves often is mislabeled and lower-grade oil.
Most Americans with intellectual or developmental disabilities remain shut out of the workforce, despite changing attitudes and billions spent on government programs to help them. Even when they find work, it’s often part time, in a dead-end job or for pay well below the minimum wage.