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Bank of America has agreed to pay $131.8 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that its Merrill Lynch unit misled investors about mortgage securities it structured and sold.
WASHINGTON — U.S. wireless carriers will make it easier for consumers to "unlock" their mobile phones for use on a competitor's network, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said on Thursday.
Stocks finished lower on Thursday, extending losses into a third session, as investors considered the timing of any reductions in the Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus in the face of mixed economic data.After Wednesday's 129.
PLANO, Texas — J.C. Penney Co. is looking to the past to build its future.
Just because it's safe to use cellphones on a plane, it doesn't mean that passengers should call just to say hello.
They may not be ready to buy one, but Americans, on the whole have a positive view of electric vehicles, according to a new survey.
Buffalo Wild Wings says it's switching from Coke to Pepsi, noting that it also plans to tap into PepsiCo snacks such as Doritos to create new menu offerings.The Minneapolis-based chain, which has more than 975 locations in the U.S., said the switch will take place starting in the new year.
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Beastie Boys are firing back after an Oakland toy company sued them over a video parody of their song "Girls.
Feel like you speed without even realizing it? You aren't alone. A new study by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration found that more than a quarter of those surveyed said "speeding is something I do without feeling.
He looks and sounds like many other young, highly qualified teachers.Nathaniel Hannan, a 33-year-old Indiana native, went to Notre Dame and got his masters at Oxford in philosophy and geology before becoming a high school teacher in Washington, D.C.
A labor group monitoring three Chinese factories that make iPhones and other Apple products says once-oppressive working conditions have steadily improved in the last 18 months, but more must be done to reduce the amount of overtime that employees work.
Prices posted at a cafe in France suggest that a spoonful of politesse will sweeten the prices for a cup of joe.Ordering simply "a coffee" at the Le Petite Syrah cafe in Nice runs you 7 euros, about nine-and-a-half dollars, according to the prices on the chalkboard menu.
Looking back, 2013 sure had its moments. From emotional to inspirational, we found these 20 moments to be the most energizing of the year.
JetBlue Airwayswill launch its in-flight Wi-Fi service Fly-Fi Thursday morning with three inaugural flights. It will be the first to use high-speed satellite connectivity powered by ViaSat and JetBlue subsidiary LiveTV.A basic version of the Wi-Fi called Simply Surf will be free until June 2014.
Health savings accounts have been around for a decade and more people are using them, but comparing the features of various accounts can still be challenging.
The economy threw out conflicting signals Thursday when the government reported that retail sales rose solidly in November, but the ever-volatile jobless claims rose sharply last week.
American consulting firm Bain & Company has been ranked as the best place to work in 2014, according to an annual survey of employee satisfaction, knocking Facebook off the top spot.
It’s the holiday shopping advice you hear every year at this time: Skip the extended warranties. Consumer advocates have repeated this mantra for decades.“They’re basically a waste of money,” said Anthony Giorgianni, an associate editor at Consumer Reports.
Ready for year-end tax planning? In between holiday parties and last-minute shopping, it's worth making sure that you are minimizing your 2013 tax bill.
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and he’s just paid off your layaway bill.So-called "Layaway Santas" aren’t new, but they have been growing ever since an Associated Press story pointed out the phenomenon in 2011.