A private measure of the U.S. services sector contracted for the seventh straight month in April but at a slower pace, the latest sign the economic downturn could be moderating.
President Barack Obama proposed Monday to raise taxes on the overseas profits of U.S. companies and to go after evaders who abuse offshore tax shelters.
Construction spending rose unexpectedly in March after five straight declines, as strength in nonresidential projects and government building offset a further slide in housing.
A larger share of banks has made it more difficult for people to obtain home mortgages over the last three months even as demand has grown, the Federal Reserve reported Monday.
As times get tough, more women want to make quick cash hawking Satin Smoothie Hand Scrub, Eyesicles eyeshadows and Cellu-Shape Nighttime Body Gel.
President Barack Obama's Supreme Court pick - the first by a Democratic president in 15 years - is likely to face a smooth path to confirmation, although it also gives liberals and conservatives alike a fresh reason to mobilize.
The Boston Globe and its largest employees union finished all-night talks without a deal Monday, but plan to be back at the bargaining table soon.
If the current economic mess results in one good thing, it's the power to make us wake up and be more responsible for our money.