The increase was more than double the government's initial estimate, reflecting rising hourly wages amid low unemployment.
The acquisition of Host Europe Group aligns GoDaddy with a company that also targets small businesses and the web professionals who support them.
The $1.5 billion deal will more than double the size of Consolidated's fiber-optic network to 35,000 route miles.
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Auditores Independentes settles case involving materially false audit reports and an attempted cover-up of violations.
With the unemployment rate falling to 4.6%, the labor market continued its steady recovery from the recession though longer-term challenges remain.
Even before he takes the oath of office, President-elect Donald J. Trump is taking a number of bold steps that will shape the future of the economy.
The deal is part of a wave of consolidation in the container industry amid low freight rates that have driven down shippers' profits.
The supermarket chain's CEO says it is in the middle of a deflationary cycle "right now and it's not fun."
Lessons learned from Donald Trump's presidential campaign can help CFOs respond to the election's impact on their organizations.
The 0.3% increase fell below economists' expectations but was "sufficiently strong to support economic growth in the fourth quarter.”