National Business News

  • Berkshire, Lilly within sight of $1 trillion

    Big Tech stocks created, and have so far dominated, the trillion-dollar club in the United States. For the first time, there's a race brewing for an outsider t…

  • Tesla charging network opens to Ford

    DETROIT -- Owners of Ford electric vehicles can now use much of Tesla's charging network in the U.S. and Canada, but there's a hitch.

  • Best Buy reports sales decline slows

    NEW YORK -- Best Buy's shares rose Thursday as the nation's largest consumer electronics chain posted a smaller-than-expected sales decline for the fiscal four…

  • Jobless claims up 13,000, but count still low

    More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but layoffs remain historically low even as more high-profile companies have announced job cuts thi…

  • U.S. registers 4Q growth at 3.2%

    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy grew at a robust 3.2% annual pace from October through December, propelled by healthy consumer spending, the Commerce Department…

  • Auto shoppers get price relief

    DETROIT -- Price increases for cars and trucks in the United States, which helped fuel inflation for nearly three years, are slowing and in some cases falling,…

  • Union rips Bud Light brewer for ad costs

    The maker of Bud Light is receiving blowback for its spending on advertising, as a deadline approaches for a strike that could throw a wrench into U.S. beer pr…

  • February consumer confidence slips

    American consumers are feeling less confident this month as concerns over a possible recession grew despite most recent data pointing to a healthy U.S. economy.

  • U.S. files suit to stop merger of two grocers

    The Federal Trade Commission sued Monday to block a proposed merger between grocery giants Kroger and Albertsons, saying the $24.6 billion deal would eliminate…

  • Walton family sells $1.5B of Walmart stock

    Members of the Walton family sold roughly $1.5 billion worth of Walmart Inc. stock at the end of last week as shares hovered near a record high.

  • Justices cast doubt in two speech cases

    WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court cast doubt Monday on state laws that could affect how Facebook, TikTok, X (formerly Twitter), YouTube and other social media pl…

  • Safety culture at Boeing faulted

    When it comes to safety culture at Boeing, there is a "disconnect" between senior management and workers, and employees responsible for checking the company's …

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