Sales of newly built homes rose in October, leaving the housing market on track for its best year since 2007.
U.S. consumer confidence slipped at the end of November, suggesting retailers could face a challenging holiday season.
Orders for long-lasting goods rose in October, climbing 3.0%—a sign demand for manufactured products could be firming after falling for most of the year.
Most favored among cybersecurity firms, Palo Alto Networks can’t afford to slow down.
Raising the ‘stress test’ capital bar puts even more pressure on giant banks to shrink.
Unlike when it engineered a yuan plunge that scrambled world markets over the summer, Beijing is letting the air out just a little bit at a time.
Simon Potter is charged with implementing the mechanisms that will raise interest rates when Federal Reserve policy makers make that call.
American homeowners are digging out of the housing crisis. But housing wealth is playing a much smaller role in the overall economy than it did before the downturn.
Wall Street Journal personal-finance columnist Jason Zweig’s new book, “The Devil’s Financial Dictionary,” is a satirical glossary of investing terms.
Renewable-energy ‘yieldcos’ got everyone excited, then fizzled. Will they reinvent themselves?