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Following news of a strong Black Friday and better-than-expected November sales, a new report on the auto industry is showing signs of a strengthening consumer.
It was the sharpest jump in more than three decades, but housing watchers are already poking holes in the new home sales numbers. After delays due to the government shutdown, data for both September and October were released together, in addition to a large downward revision for August.
One maker has traditionally ranked at the top of the quality, reliability and dependability charts, the other has spent years struggling to reverse its early image of building low-quality econoboxes.
Your colleagues probably do not want to overhear you talking on your cell phone about your cat’s digestive problems.Also, they generally don’t like to see your gaze slip to your iPhone while you are supposed to be having an in-person conversation. Eyes up here, everyone!
Private sector job creation surged in November, with ADP reporting 215,000 new jobs in a number that could put some heat on the Federal Reserve to begin reducing its monthly stimulus.Economists expected ADP to report the private sector created 173,000 new jobs in November.
It's the fastest production car Ferrari ever built. And the most powerful. And, priced at $1.4 million, it's the most expensive.But even if you have the money, you probably can't get the LaFerrari. It's sold out.
We still have some time before income taxes need to be filed, but when the clock strikes midnight on Dec. 31, it will be too late to make these tax moves that just might save you some money.1. Clean Out Your closetGot stuff?
Retailers rolled out holiday promotions earlier in November this year, denting sales growth over the Thanksgiving weekend that typically marks the beginning of the holiday spending period, according to data released Tuesday by ShopperTrak.
The bill for decades of Detroit's financial decline has now come due.A federal judge's ruling approving the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S.
The breakout hit at Wal-Mart on "Black Friday" wasn't a mega TV, sleek tablet or the latest giggling Elmo. It was towels.
WASHINGTON — Government subsidies to help Americans buy insurance under the health care overhaul may be vulnerable to fraud, a Treasury Department watchdog warned on Tuesday in the latest indication that troubles are far from over for President Barack Obama's signature legislation.
Dennis Kozlowski, whose $16,000 shower curtains and extravagant Mediterranean birthday party came to symbolize corporate greed, has almost done his time behind bars.
WASHINGTON —The unemployment rate could fall substantially early next year as belt-tightening in Washington throws more than a million long-term unemployed Americans off the benefit rolls.
Stocks fell on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average extending losses into a third session, on growing talk that the Federal Reserve will soon cut the stimulus program that has buoyed markets for several months.
Chick-fil-A says it's removing high-fructose corn syrup from its white buns and artificial dyes from its sauces and dressings as part of a push to improve its ingredients.
SAN FRANCISCO — Google will lower prices on cloud services as the search giant gears up to take on Amazon.com, IBM and Microsoft in the fast-growing market of Internet services for corporations.
Sales of new cars surged at an unexpectedly strong rate for November, exceeding initial forecasts that might have suggested the domestic market was beginning to slow down after a torrid spring and summer.
Detroit is eligible to file for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, a judge ruled Tuesday, underscoring the city’s dire financial condition.U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes issued a verbal ruling which is expected to be followed by a written opinion later Tuesday.
Two weeks after it launched its next-generation video game console, Sony has sold more than 2.1 million PlayStation 4 units, Sony Computer Entertainment president and group CEO Andrew House said in a statement on the PlayStation blog.The PlayStation 4 first launched in North America on Nov.
The Food and Drug Administration hopes hospitals and clinics will vote with their pocketbooks, buying supplies from pharmacies regulated under new powers just given to the agency.Congress passed a law last month giving the FDA authority to regulate some so-called compounding pharmacies.