The National Retail Federation's economist and many other analysts say shoppers are in good shape to spend more this holiday season. Sales are expected to jump 3.6 percent.
The tech giant has been outmaneuvered in consumer products, namely by Amazon's Echo and Apple's iPhone. Google is now betting on its artificial intelligence progress to stage a comeback.
Tricia Olson gave birth to her son and was back on the job just three weeks later. Like 40 percent of working Americans, she has no family leave at all — paid or unpaid — and few options.
The U.S. economy is projected to see 1.6 percent growth this year, down from the 2.2 percent that the IMF had previously forecast. Globally, growth is seen essentially moving sideways in 2016.
It's not uncommon for an airline to lose luggage in transit. It's less common to lose children. But that's exactly what happened to Maribel Martinez. Her son was sent to Boston rather than New York.
A developer such as Donald Trump can use a net operating loss "carryforward" to lower his taxes. That may sound weird, but the law has been in place for nearly a century, and experts say it's fair.
The Wells Fargo scandal involving employees opening as many as 2 million accounts without their customers' consent wasn't just a few bad apples, as some in the company have suggested. It goes all the way to the bank's headquarters.
After six years of growth, car sales are beginning to show signs they may have peaked. That could mean consumers will get good deal but it could be bad for auto workers.
Texting has long become a common way for people to talk with each other. Now text-based messaging is becoming a way for air traffic controllers to communicate with aircraft pilots.
The two U.S.-based outdoor companies that sell hunting and fishing equipment are joining forces in a deal expected to close in the first half of 2017.
The Times' story revealing Trump's huge losses two decades ago relies on documents sent anonymously to the newspaper. No criminality by Trump was alleged, but critics of the Times say it broke laws.
The 1990-91 recession was catastrophic for Donald Trump's empire. A tax document published by The New York Times shows as late as 1995, he was reporting an annual loss of $916 million. What happened?
Associated Press investigative reporter Garance Burke talks with Renee Montagne about what more than 20 insiders from the reality TV show described as inappropriate behavior by Donald Trump.
The New York Times published some of Donald Trump's income tax returns from 1995 in which Trump reported over $900 million in loses. That could have legally relieved his tax burden for up to 18 years.
Last year, the FDA told the maker of Kind bars some of its nut-filled snacks couldn't be labeled as "healthy." Now the agency is rethinking what healthy means, amid evolving science on fat and sugar.
Recent revelations about Donald Trump's taxes raise the possibility that he was able to not pay any income taxes for years. And it could have been done legally.
What do you do if you don't have a credit score, bank account, or credit card? José Quiñonez tells NPR's Rachel Martin about his organization that helps people become "financially visible."
Theresa May announced that the United Kingdom will begin the formal process of leaving the European Union by the end of March 2017. That means the U.K. will likely be out of the EU by spring of 2019.
How will Trump respond to his 1995 tax records being out in the open? And when the vice presidential candidates meet on the debate stage will the echo their running mates?
The New York Times has reported that Trump declared a $916 million loss on his 1995 income tax returns. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Russ Buettner, one of the reporters who investigated the story.