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DALLAS — American Airlines is testing the idea of allowing customers to bid for upgrades to first class.Passengers can submit a bid — along with a credit card number — up to six days before the flight. "Make us an offer ...
SAN FRANCISCO — Google will offer a prepaid debit card that will allow consumers to purchase goods at stores and to withdraw cash from ATM machines, the Internet company said Wednesday.
Banks, worried about running afoul of federal money-laundering law in dealing with state-authorized marijuana businesses, may soon receive some much-needed guidance from U.S. agencies.
They say all real estate is local, but the West has more recently been an indicator of what is to come for the rest of the nation. It was the first region to crash in the mid-2000's and the first to show signs of recovery toward the end of the last decade. Now the tides have turned again.
Payday lender Cash America International must refund consumers $14 million and pay a $5 million fine for "robo-signing" court documents and overcharging military members, U.S. regulators said Wednesday.
Stocks fell and Treasury yields jumped on Wednesday after Federal Reserve minutes showed central bankers generally expect economic conditions would support reining-in the Fed's stimulus package of bank asset purchases in the coming months.
7625 State Route 179, Sedona Ariz.For sale: $1.2 millionListing agent Ken Robertson offers a simple explanation for the colorful residence in rural Arizona:“They wanted to have the most recognizable home in Sedona.”Looking at the house, it appears the homeowners achieved in their goal.
New tour buses and buses that provide service between cities must be equipped with seat belts starting in late 2016 under a federal rule issued Wednesday, a safety measure sought by accident investigators for nearly a half century.
J.C. Penney has fired the first shots in a holiday season price war -- pants and other items for just $1.97.As shoppers look for bargains this shortened season, major retailers are in a dogfight for consumer dollars—extending store hours, opening on Thanksgiving Day and cutting prices.
The Marlboro Man is going to need batteries.Philip Morris International plans to enter the electronic cigarette business, a $2 billion-plus global market identified by the maker of Marlboro cigarettes as its "greatest growth opportunity.
Shareholders of telecom giants AT&T and Verizon Communications want more details about their sharing of customer information with governments, showing investors starting to push back over the role of communications companies in spying operations.
WARSAW — Rich and poor were deadlocked Wednesday over how to raise aid to help developing countries cope with the damaging effects of global warming, in a setback at United Nations climate talks in Warsaw seeking progress toward a 2015 accord.
A majority of women are unaware that birth control is available for free from health insurance plans under Obamacare—even as the Supreme Court is likely to soon consider legal fights over that law.
Black Friday used to be so simple — it was the day after Thanksgiving. Now we have what you might call “The Black Friday Shopping Season,” which starts on Thanksgiving. Or the day before. Or whenever a retailer wants to generate some buzz.
It's common for spouses or romantic partners to disagree occasionally about finances, but a new survey finds that some people are feeling downright bullied over money.
Media baron Rupert Murdoch and his wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, have reached a divorce settlement, but the terms were not disclosed. The two appeared in a New York court Wednesday to tell a judge they've reached a deal to end their 14-year marriage.
Fewer house-hunters bought existing homes in October, as higher mortgage rates, the 16-day partial government shutdown, higher prices and a limited supply of homes reduced sales. The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday that home re-sales fell 3.
Cheaper gasoline lowered overall U.S. consumer prices slightly in October. But outside the steep drop at the pump, inflation stayed mild. The Labor Department says the consumer price index fell 0.1 percent last month, down from a 0.2 percent gain in September.
Santa can be swayed with hot chocolates and cookies, but toy retailers may find it's a little tougher to get in parents' good graces this year. So they're heating up the competition.
The relentless drudgery of working nine 'til five is a common gripe all over the world, but according to a survey by recruitment website Monster.com, U.S. workers hate going to the office the most.The survey, which was sponsored by Monster.