Target Comes Out in Support of Homosexual Marriage

The retail giant filed an amicus brief backing marriage equality in a pending court case. ‘It is our belief that everyone should be treated...

Jefferson Bethke’s Claro Candles Uses Profits to Fight Injustice

Jefferson Bethke is known for illuminating some of the differences between religion and true faith. His 2012 YouTube video “Why I Hate Religion, But...

Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Merge: What’s Next for Dollar General?

Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, significantly broadening its reach as it looks to fend off Wal-Mart, which has...

With About 90% of the Workforce in the Tech Industry Being Made Up of...

U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson called on the Obama administration Monday to scrutinize the tech industry's lack of diversity. "The government has a role...

Walmart Names Greg Foran as New President and CEO of U.S. Division

Walmart named Greg Foran the next President and CEO of Walmart U.S. on Friday, succeeding outgoing leader Bill Simon. Foran, 53, will report directly to...

Amazon Releases Fire Phone Tomorrow as it Gambles on the Future of E-Commerce

When Amazon enters a new market, be it books, movies, groceries, tablets or phones, you can bet on one thing: It will get a...

General Motors Nets Only $200 Million Profit After $1.2 Billion Cost of Recalls

General Motors reported net income of $200 million in the second quarter after a $1.2 billion charge for the cost of recalls. That's well off...

Boeing Sees Boost in Profit from Higher Commercial Jet Deliveries

Boeing Co reported a 52 percent increase in quarterly profit, helped by a rise in commercial aircraft deliveries, and raised its full-year earnings forecast. Still,...

U.S. Senate Accuses Deutsche Bank and Barclays of Helping Hedge Fund Avoid Paying $6...

A US Senate report has accused Barclays and Deutsche Bank of helping hedge fund Renaissance Technologies to avoid $6 billion worth of tax payments...

McDonald’s and Yum Brands Apologize as New Food Scare Brews in China

McDonald's Corp and Yum Brands Inc are facing a new food safety scare in China, denting the fast food giants' efforts to shore up...

Paranoia Setting in as S&P 500 Surge Increases Worry

Two years of uninterrupted gains in U.S. stocks are sowing anxiety among financial professionals, with three in five saying the market is on the verge of...

U.S. Drugmaker AbbVie Merges with British Firm to Slash Tax Bill

Drugmaker AbbVie announced an agreement on a $54.7 billion merger with Britain's Shire designed to slash AbbVie's tax bill by moving its legal home...

Bank of America’s Profits Decline 43% Due to Legal Costs

Bank of America said on Wednesday that its second-quarter profit plunged 43 percent, dragged down by a large legal expense that overshadowed some otherwise...

Citigroup to Pay $7 Billion in Settlement Over Subprime Mortgage Investigations

Citigroup Inc. said Monday it has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle federal and state investigations into the sale of defective mortgage investments...

Amazon Asks FAA for Permission to Test Drones that Would Deliver Products to Customers...

Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes...

Cupcake Chain Crumbs May Get Second Life Under New Owners

Crumbs Bake Shop Inc may get a second chance if a bankruptcy judge approves a deal for the owner of Dippin' Dots ice cream...

Walmart Sorry for Decorative Death Camp Poster

A decorative poster that would supposedly "make a great addition to your home or office" according to its online listing was quickly pulled from...

Home Depot Launches New “Wink” Collection — Connecting Home Appliances to Smartphones

Get ready to start building the smart home of your dreams. Home Depot and Wink announced today (July 7) a series of Wink-enabled connected...

S&P Ends at Record High on Positive June Job Report

Wall Street’s holiday-shortened session ended with multiple records on Thursday, with the Dow topping 17,000 for the first time after the June jobs report...

JPMorgan CEO, Jamie Dimon, to Use Vacation Time for Throat Cancer Treatment

Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co, plans to be out of the office for at least half of his...