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The maker of Sriracha, a popular spicy condiment, has been ordered to stop the stink. But fans of the food need not worry, the company was not told to shut down all operations.
With Thanksgiving nearly here, you should be prepared for some topics that may come up over dinner that you may rather avoid talking about. If your family doesn't often openly discuss money matters, financial issues may seem "taboo.
Stocks rose on Tuesday, with the Dow posting a record finish, as better-than-expected reports on housing ignited a rally among home builders.
Opponents of a ballot measure to require a $15 per hour minimum wage for many workers in and around Seattle-Tacoma International Airport said Tuesday they will request a hand recount, after a final tally showed the measure passing by just 77 votes.
A California toy company is fighting for its right to parody a popular Beastie Boys song.Oakland-based GoldieBlox filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco seeking permission to continue using a spoof of the rap song "Girls.
Often, the best way to avoid a rip-off is to know what others are paying for things. What did the guy sitting next to me on the plane pay for his ticket? How much did the neighbor pay for his kid's wedding? That emergency dental procedure? The water pump replacement on her late-model foreign car?
Parents, don't fight for these toys on Black Friday. Risks of choking, deafening or lead poisoning earned these toys slots on a "dangerous toys of the year" list."Be vigilant this holiday," said the Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) in its "Trouble in Toyland" report.
It was a nice thought.But according to people close to the situation, Angelina Jolie did not buy a private island in upstate New York for Brad Pitt's 50th birthday."We have no idea how this rumor got started," one person said. "The property is still on the market.
On Black Friday, Best Buy actually wants you to share footage of the holiday madness around you, asking customers to post six-second Vine videos on Twitter with the hashtag #VineInLine.Normally, a company pushing a social media campaign wouldn't be a big deal. But this is Black Friday.
Ford Motor Co. is recalling its Escape crossover-utility vehicle for the seventh time since the popular vehicle was redesigned for the 2013 model year.The latest problem centers around potential oil and fuel leaks that could result in vehicle fires.
It's the ultimate holiday mashup: Thanksgivukkah-BlackFriday. During what's shaping up to be a highly promotional holiday season, many companies are choosing to move their in-store Black Friday deals a day earlier to Thanksgiving—a phenomenon many are calling Gray Thursday.
Holiday deal-hunters no longer have to fight crowds and chaos at the mall on Black Friday to save big, but scoring the deepest discounts still takes a well-thought-out battle plan.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in September and posted their strongest annualized gain in 7-1/2 years, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday. The S&P/Case Shiller composite index of 20 metropolitan areas gained 0.
As the Obama administration’s health overhaul sputters in its opening weeks, insurers and advocacy groups are pursuing a new strategy in the quest to get millions of young people to sign up for health insurance: They’re appealing to their mothers.
Men's Wearhouse is turning the tables on its recent pursuer, offering to buy Jos. A. Bank for about $1.54 billion. The offer comes less than two weeks after Jos. A. Bank withdrew a $2.3 billion bid for its rival. Men's Wearhouse Inc. is offering $55 per share for Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc.
For most, managing the cost of living is as important — or more so — than managing your investments. After all, if you don't save enough, the returns you earn on those savings aren't likely to get you where you want to go.The solution is, of course, the dreaded budget.
Why do we do it? Why do so many people stand in line for hours outside major retail stores — often in the bitter cold — to get caught in a stampede of crazed shoppers racing to snag a limited number of doorbuster deals?
PORTLAND, Ore. — Anti-virus software entrepreneur John McAfee is facing a civil stalking complaint in Oregon. The 68-year-old British native arrived in Portland last winter after fleeing the Central American nation of Belize.
What's in a Twitter handle? Apparently a lot of green, judging by opportunists around the world who are trying to cash in by selling fake followers online. Twitter, in advance of its initial public offering on Nov. 7, disclosed that it had 232 million monthly active users.
A winter storm moving toward the Eastern third of the country is expected to douse the region with cold rain, sleet and snow in the two days before the Thanksgiving holiday.