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Dow Breaks 17,000-Point Barrier on Jobs Report

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:13am
The Dow broke through the 17,000-point barrier as the unemployment rate dropped to a near six-year low and the economy created more jobs than expected.
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Job Growth Revved Up in June; Jobless Rate Drops

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 8:36am
Data dispels worries about a slowing economy and confirms hopes that it is gaining traction as the year progresses.






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32 States Trail U.S. in Job Recovery

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 7:49pm
Five years after the Great Recession officially ended, most states haven't regained all the jobs they lost, though the nation as a whole has.






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Amazon Fights FTC Over Kids' In-App Purchases

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 5:37pm
Amazon.com is fighting U.S. regulators' demands that it pay a penalty over its policies on purchases made by children on smartphone apps.






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For Sale: Washington State's First Legal Pot Business

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 5:24pm
The first licensed legal marijuana business in Washington state is for sale to the highest bidder—and the bidding has begun.
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Dow, S&P at Record Highs Ahead of Jobless Data

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:29pm
The Dow and S&P 500 both closed at record highs, but trading was flat, as investors awaited the all-important unemployment figures due on Thursday.






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Dodge Says This Is 'the Most Powerful Muscle Car Ever'

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 3:27pm
What Dodge calls "the most powerful muscle car ever" will deliver 707 horsepower when it hits showrooms late this year.






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Goodbye, Graceland? Elvis' Old Planes May Be Moved

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:58pm
By April of next year, the planes named Lisa Marie and Hound Dog II could be gone.






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Best Domestic Airline? Virgin America

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:18pm
For the seventh year in a row, Virgin America has topped the list as ranked by Travel + Leisure readers.






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Craft Breweries Struggle as Hops Prices Rise

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:33pm
Craft breweries are in a fight to survive as the price of hops-- added to beer to give it a more bitter flavor -- have doubled in the last decade.
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Party On: Hurricane Will Only Help Holiday Spending

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:23pm
We've already made our Fourth of July travel and party plans, so Arthur-related bad weather is only likely to spur more spending.
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Party On: Hurricane Will Only Help Holiday Spending

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:23pm
We've already made our Fourth of July travel and party plans, so Arthur-related bad weather is only likely to spur more spending.
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Party On: Hurricane Will Only Help Holiday Spending

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:23pm
We've already made our Fourth of July travel and party plans, so Arthur-related bad weather is only likely to spur more spending.
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Go West, and Pay Record Prices for Water

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 11:21am
It's been decades since the water market was this hot, say economists.






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Pepsi CEO on Having It All: 'You Die With Guilt'

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:29am
Indra Nooyi is a daughter, wife, mother and CEO of a Fortune 500 company. This is her answer for dealing with mommy guilt.
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Target Aims at Gun Owners, Bars Firearms in Stores

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:15am
Target, whose logo is a bullseye, doesn't want gun-owners bringing firearms into its stores -- even where it is legal to carry them.






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July 4th Bummer: Gas Prices Highest in 6 Years

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:53am
It could be worse, though, and prices are expected to retreat later this summer.






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Dow Close to Breaking 17,000-Point Barrier

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:23am
The Dow rose within striking distance of the 17,000-point milestone, but trading was flat as investors await Thursday's unemployment figures.






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Not Lovin' It: McDonald's Burgers Named Worst in U.S.

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:18am
Hamburgers from upstarts like In-N-Out, Five Guys and Smashburger received high marks.






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Private Businesses Rev up Hiring: Survey

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:26am
Private sector job creation surged in June, with companies adding a much larger than expected 281,000 new positions.






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