The Federal Reserve chose to leave interest rates unchanged Thursday. For the central bank even a decision to do nothing is a big deal, creating all sorts of winners (homebuyers) and losers (savers).
The Federal Reserve decided to leave interest rates unchanged at historically low levels, even though the U.S. economy has been gaining strength. The Fed has kept a key rate near zero since late 2008.
Passengers report delays at the gate and the FAA cites computer issues as the cause of grounded flights across the U.S.
It's the second time this year that Altice's founder, French-Israeli billionaire Patrick Drahi, has targeted a large American cable company. This spring, Altice bought Suddenlink for $9.1 billion.
Our Planet Money podcast team explains why a Hollywood director's new movie might be better. because it was made on a micro-budget.
In northern New Mexico, many rural communities are worried about the possible loss of Amtrak's Southwest Chief. One historic railroad town has been trying to attract tourists with the train.
GM and federal prosecutors are expected announce a $900 million settlement in the mishandling of an ignition-switch defect. It led to more than 100 deaths and recalls of millions of GM vehicles.
BlaBlaCar is valued at $1.6 billion. Uber is worth $18.4 billion. The Europe-based firm finds long-distance rides for users, and avoids Uber's troubles with taxi industry regulations.
Anheuser-Busch managed to survive Prohibition by diversifying, while its nearby competitor in St. Louis, Lemp Brewery, failed. But Lemp's legacy remains in the caves where it used to chill its beer.
Anheuser-Busch InBev, the largest beer maker in the world, has approached No. 2 SABMiller to talk about a merger. AB InBev did not put a number on the table, but shares of both companies shot up anyway. The potential deal will face a tough antitrust review in Europe and the U.S.
Oklahoma set a state record last year with more than 5,000 earthquakes. This year, the state is poised to have even more. Now oil and gas regulators have taken notice and are working to curb them.
Colorado has cut the number of people without health insurance in half, with 20 percent of state residents now on Medicaid. but out-of-pocket medical expenses can still be hard for families to afford.
The city of Luliang, in China's coalfields, was to become home to a $5 billion business district. But corruption, reckless pursuit of growth and overcapacity led to a crash in its industrial economy.
The beer, which has the tagline "Coulée dans le rock" (cast in rock), will get a wider release in Canada later this month when fewer than 100,000 cases of special edition black cans hit shelves.
A deep-pocketed conservative group is going on the attack against Donald Trump, spending $1 million on TV ads in Iowa to weaken the GOP presidential front-runner.
Some economists say the Federal Reserve should leave rates alone, but many say super-low rates have big risks, too. They argue that the central bank needs to push rates back up to historic norms.
Believe it or not, it may be cheaper to pay for a prescription yourself rather than using your insurance. And if that fails, there are other places to turn for help getting the best possible deal.
Observers were surprised when Fiat Chrysler was selected as the first of Detroit's automakers to negotiate an agreement, or serve as a "strike target."
It's been nine years since the Federal Reserve raised interest rates. The Fed begins a two-day meeting on Tuesday to decide whether its time to raise rates.
New federal rules would make millions more workers eligible for overtime. Some employers say they'll be forced to cut costs through furloughs or converting salaried positions to hourly.