German business confidence rebounded this month in an unexpectedly strong showing that sends a hopeful signal for more robust growth in Europe's biggest economy, a closely watched survey found Friday.
Obama's commerce secretary pick, Penny Pritzker, gets smooth confirmation hearing in Senate
Asian stock markets stage mild recovery after China factory data sparked big sell-off
Wyden calls industry-funded website 'constructive' as feds consider fracking rules
US unemployment aid applications drop 23,000 to 340,000, a sign of improvement in job market
House immigration group sees resolution on disagreements as lawmakers return home to voters
New meat labels go into effect, telling consumers where animals were born, raised, slaughtered
US new home sales rise 2.3 percent in April while median home prices hit record high
ECB's Draghi: Europe's banking reform must include agency to wind down busted banks
Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose $19.53 billion to $2.601 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute.
Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.59 pct.; 15-year up to 2.77 pct.
Average rates on fixed mortgages rose for the third straight week, hitting their highest levels since mid-March. Still, mortgage rates remained close to historic lows, a trend that should help sustain the housing recovery.
Ralph Lauren's 4Q profit rises 35 pct, but posts sales shortfall
House approves student loan rates linked to financial markets despite a veto threat
Stocks end lower after bumpy trading day, investors reassess Fed worries, China economy
Major retailers opt out of fee-fixing settlement with Visa and MasterCard, file own lawsuit
Sony CEO says board mulling hedge fund boss Loeb's proposal to spin off entertainment business
IMF chief Lagarde appears in court in French fraud investigation over arbitration deal
Appeals court says Berlusconi headed illegal operation to avoid taxes on movie rights