Posted: 12/04/2012 -
Posted: 12/04/2012 -
Posted: 12/04/2012 - A measure of U.S. home prices rose 6.3 percent in October compared with a year ago, the largest yearly gain since July 2006. The jump adds to signs of a comeback in the once-battered housing market.
Posted: 12/03/2012 - A better economy and havoc from Superstorm Sandy kept auto sales brisk in November.
Updated: 11/30/2012 - Lottery officials say a 52-year-old mechanic from northwest Missouri holds one of the two tickets matching all six numbers in the record $588 million Powerball jackpot.
Posted: 11/30/2012 - U.S. stock futures are relatively flat after a government report showing that consumers cut back on spending last month with no growth in personal income.
Updated: 11/29/2012 - Six tickets sold in the state are each worth $10,000, matching four of the first five numbers plus the Powerball.
Updated: 11/28/2012 - The mammoth jackpot in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing is proving irresistible to thousands of hopeful Kansans.
Updated: 11/28/2012 - President Barack Obama says he believes that members of both parties can reach a framework on a debt-cutting deal before Christmas.
Posted: 11/28/2012 - Microsoft is trying to skewer Google as a lousy holiday shopping guide in its latest attempt to divert more traffic to its Bing search engine.
Posted: 11/28/2012 - U.S. sales of new homes fell slightly in October and the September sales pace was slower than initially thought.
Updated: 09/06/2013 - Federal law enforcement authorities have announced the seizure of 132 domain names in several countries to stop them from selling counterfeit merchandise online.
Updated: 11/28/2012 - The Dow Jones industrial average fell 85 points to 12,925 shortly after the opening bell Monday.
Posted: 11/22/2012 - Despite the flood around the holidays, annual catalog circulation by retailers has actually dipped substantially because of a postage increase, a weak economy and more shoppers making purchases online.
Posted: 11/22/2012 - The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is moving aggressively this holiday season to start a premium service for the Internet shopper seeking the instant gratification of a store purchase: same-day delivery.
Updated: 11/28/2012 - Put down that turkey leg. It's time to shop. No, really.
Posted: 11/21/2012 - Stocks are finishing higher in a quiet pre-Thanksgiving trading session.
Posted: 11/20/2012 - Federal safety regulators are investigating older BMW R-Series motorcycles for gasoline leaks that could cause fires.
Updated: 11/20/2012 - A Dora the Explorer guitar, dragster cars with small wheels and finger-fidget desktop magnets are among the toys consumer advocates are warning about as the holiday buying season begins.
Posted: 11/20/2012 - U.S. builders started construction last month on the most single-family homes and apartments since July 2008, more evidence that the housing recovery is gaining momentum.
Updated: 11/19/2012 - Southwest made the announcement Monday morning.
Posted: 11/19/2012 - An analysis of consumer-credit data shows that Americans are carrying more credit card debt and being less diligent about making payments on time.
Posted: 11/19/2012 - The tasty cream-filled golden spongecakes are likely to survive, even though their maker will be sold in bankruptcy court.
Posted: 11/19/2012 - U.S. sales of previously occupied homes rose solidly in October, helped by improvement in the job market and cheap mortgages.
Updated: 11/28/2012 - The stock market is starting the holiday week with a big gain.
Posted: 11/15/2012 - Stock indexes are logging tiny gains in early trading after two giant U.S. retailers turned in mixed earnings reports.