Earnings in North America and China helped power General Motors to a record net profit of $9.7 billion last year.
U.S. stock index futures were pointing toward a lower open Friday, after the U.S. jobs data came in slightly below economists' expectations. Global markets remained slightly lower. Read more »
U.S. employers added a solid 215,000 jobs in July, signaling a steadily rising job market and likely nudging the Federal Reserve closer to raising interest rates in September. Read more »
Disney's movie studio boosted company earnings once again, with the debut of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" proving the continued strength of the Marvel superhero brand. Read more »
Wild weather has become more common with climate change, the experts say, and homeowners can prepare for natural disasters by making home inventories — detailed lists of household belongings... Read more »
specialty drugs helped CVS Health cope with tobacco withdrawal to top analyst expectations in the second quarter. Read more »
The big three U.S. airlines have all this week banned the shipment of hunting trophies, although it is unclear how many — if any — they have been carrying in recent years. Read more »
Greece's left-wing government conceded Tuesday that dissent within the ruling party was likely to force an early election, while markets fell again under the weight of plummeting bank shares. Read more »
Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the country's biggest coal producers, became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy protection amid an historic shift in the electric power... Read more »
U.S. factories were a little less busy last month. Read more »
Sears Holdings Corp. says a key sales figure fell sharply in the second quarter, particularly dragged down by weakness at its namesake stores. It's at least the 10th straight quarter that the... Read more »
U.S. stocks fell on Monday, led by a slumping energy sector as the price of oil continued to fall. Investors were also watching the latest earnings releases. Tyson Foods dropped after cutting its... Read more »
Young parents can hear shocking statistics — such as that some private schools could cost about $450,000 for four years by the time today’s newborn heads to college — and give up... Read more »
Visa Inc. said its fiscal third-quarter profit jumped 25 percent, helped by a double-digit rise in payments processed on its network. Read more »
Union Pacific's second-quarter profit declined 7 percent as the railroad hauled 6 percent less freight overall and coal volumes plummeted 26 percent. Read more »
ff in customers at its U.S. restaurants contributed to a 13 percent decline in McDonald's second-quarter profit. Read more »
Big profits from trucks and SUVs helped General Motors overcome a sales slowdown in China, economic problems in Venezuela and payments to ignition switch crash victims as the automaker's... Read more »
Smartphone sales may be slowing for some tech companies, but not for Apple. Read more »
Greek banks opened their doors Monday for the first time in over three weeks, a move the government hopes will help the economy get back to normal following a period dominated by fears over the... Read more »
Asian stocks were mixed and Europe rose Monday as investors put Greece's debt crisis behind them to focus on the outlook for interest rates, corporate earnings and China's economy. Read more »
Morgan Stanley says its second-quarter profit fell 9 percent despite better earnings at all three of its core businesses. Read more »
Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for June 2015 grew by an estimated 4.5 percent, adding 59,200 jobs to the economy compared with June 2014. Read more »
Greece on Thursday won vital pledges of support from bailout lenders needed to keep its economy from collapsing, but officials in Athens said the painful austerity measures demanded in return were... Read more »
Greece's lawmakers were debating an austerity bill set for a midnight vote Wednesday that will condemn the country to years of more budget savings but is needed to get a desperately needed new... Read more »
The U.S. government ran a budget surplus in June, leaving the budget deficit so far this year running under last year's level. Read more »
After grueling, often angry negotiations that tested the limits of European unity, Greece struck a preliminary rescue deal with its creditors Monday that should avert an imminent financial... Read more »
A new agreement between Greece and its creditors helped push U.S. stocks up early Monday. The deal for a new loan package is aimed at keeping the country in the euro. Read more »
Authorities accused securities firms of manipulating stock prices during China's market plunge and launched a crackdown Monday against unlicensed companies that financed speculative trading. Read more »
The latest from Greece's financial crisis (all times local): Read more »
Greece moved closer on Sunday to a desperately needed deal with European creditors which would stave off immediate financial collapse and the country's potential exit from the euro. Read more »
Reforms in these areas would dramatically improve America’s economy. Resurrecting the Export-Import Bank would not. Read more »
After swaying a skeptical parliament to back a harsh austerity package to stave off financial collapse, the Greek government on Saturday faced an uphill task persuading its international creditors... Read more »
Greece's prime minister acknowledged Friday the reforms his government has proposed in return for a third bailout are harsh and include measures far from his party's election pledges, but insisted... Read more »
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the Fed is on track to start raising interest rates later this year but expressed multiple concerns over headwinds that are still holding back the U.S. economy. Read more »
With millions of mortgage loans originated every year, it is not surprising that now and then lenders make a mistake in calculating a monthly mortgage payment. Read more »
Eurozone governments taking a tough line on Greece's demand for debt relief and easier bailout terms fear opening a can of worms. Read more »
As if a plunging Chinese stock market and the Greek debt crisis weren't enough, investors on Wednesday got hit with more bad news: a shutdown in trading at one the world's most famous exchanges. Read more »
Starting next month, one of the south valley’s largest shopping centers will undergo a major renovation. Managers of South Towne Center announced a $20 million, 18-month redesign project... Read more »
Greece submitted a request for aid from Europe's bailout fund Wednesday, and is rushing to detail a plan of economic reforms that creditors want to see this week they are to save the country from... Read more »
With his country struggling to stave off financial collapse, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will try to convince European creditors to agree on a new bailout program when they meet Tuesday for... Read more »
Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit. Read more »
Stocks are falling in the U.S., but not dramatically, joining a wave of selling across the globe Monday after Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject the terms of the country's latest bailout package. Read more »
Shares in big Chinese state companies have soared after weekend promises of government action to halt a slide in stock prices, but many others sank as jittery small investors tried to cut their... Read more »
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigned Monday, saying he was told shortly after Greece's decisive referendum result that some other eurozone finance ministers and the country's other... Read more »
Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and the slashing of his pension: 10 goats, some hens and a vegetable patch. Read more »
Tourists on holiday in Greece offered advice to others Monday: Bring extra euros. Read more »
Greece has entered the twilight zone. Read more »
Anxiety over Greece's future swelled on Saturday, with people queuing outside banks to withdraw cash, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' call for the people to vote on a proposed bailout deal... Read more »
Chinese stocks plunged on Friday as panicked investors rushed to sell over fears that an extended bull market was coming to an end. Other world benchmarks fell as a standoff between Greece and its... Read more »
On a trip to Maine with four friends, Alexander Culbertson racked up $1,300 on gas, hotel rooms, food and drinks. Read more »
Looking tired and leaning on his cane, Fotis Theodorakopoulos watched quietly as other demonstrators gathered to discuss Greece's financial drama and chant defiant slogans outside the parliament. Read more »
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