U.S. Jobless Claims Rise to 281,000

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The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week, but the level remains historically low.

H&M's Hem Has Further to Fall

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Fashion retailer H&M is looking to the U.S. and China for growth. But jaunts outside its European core markets could further weigh on gross margins.

Snow Drought Saps Washington State's Economy

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The Olympics Mountains northwest of Seattle recorded the lowest snowfall since records there began in 1948, and the dire situation is hurting farmers, wildlife and businesses across the state.

Euro's Salvation Lies in Its Political Appeal

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Greg Ip: The Greek crisis has laid bare the flawed economic foundation of the euro, but the political appeal of the common currency may be its salvation.

Fed's Looming Problem: Too Little Debt

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A dearth of Treasurys will limit the Federal Reserve’s ability to affect long-term interest rates.

Ace Is High for Rate-Rattled Insurers

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Ace’s deal to buy Chubb can yield benefits for investors even if interest rates do the unexpected.

Lowering Unemployment Rate Is a Tough Job

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Ahead of the Tape: With the job market looking strong, the unemployment rate seems poised to go lower. But there are reasons to expect resistance.

Companies, Business Groups Blast Overtime Proposal

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Companies and business groups warned that a White House proposal to expand eligibility for overtime pay would curtail work hours and dent job growth as employers try to work around it to control costs.

Your Many FICO Scores

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More lenders are showing customers a FICO score. But recipients need to understand they each have multiple FICO numbers.

Homeowners: Ensure You're Insured

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High-end homes face a greater likelihood of inadequate homeowners-insurance coverage in case of a total loss.

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