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Unemployment Drops To 4.6%, Lowest Since 2007

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/02/16 | Comments (0)

America kept hiring amid election shock. The U.S. economy added 178,000 jobs in November, the Labor Department reported Friday, and the unemployment fell sharp...

   
 

Mortgage Rates Reach Highs Not Seen In More Than A Year

Article by Washington Post | Published 12/01/16 | Comments (0)

Mortgage rates sustained their upward march this week without any indication that their trajectory will slow anytime soon. Home loan rates had been on the rise...

   
 

Winter Appears To Have Arrived In Yerushalayim

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/01/16 | Comments (0)

Heavy rainfall is expected to begin on Thursday in Yerushalayim and around the country, accompanied by thunderstorms at times. Authorities have issued flood war...

   
 

Cyber Monday Sales Biggest Online Shopping Day In U.S. ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/29/16 | Comments (0)

Shoppers spent $3.45 billion on Cyber Monday on Samsung 4K TVs, PlayStation 4s and Barbie dolls among other products, marking the largest online sales day in U....

   
 

Dollar Heads for Biggest Monthly Advance Against Yen Si...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/29/16 | Comments (0)

The dollar was on pace for its best month against the yen since 2009 as signs of U.S. economic strength spurred bets that monetary tightening will accelerate. ...

   
 

Nasdaq Hits Record; Health Stocks, GDP Data Boost Wall ...

Article by Reuters | Published 11/29/16 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks edged higher on Tuesday, pushing the Nasdaq to a record high, with an upbeat outlook from UnitedHealth lifting health insurers. Limiting...

   
 

Retailers Push Dow, S&P to Record Highs on Black Fr...

Article by Reuters | Published 11/25/16 | Comments (0)

Wall Street's three main indexes closed at record highs on Friday, helped by gains in consumer staples and technology stocks as investors hunted ...

   
 

Dow, S&P 500 Hit Record Highs; Dollar Loses Steam

Article by Reuters | Published 11/25/16 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Key U.S. equity indexes swept to record intraday highs on Black Friday thanks to gains in consumer staple stocks, while European shares als...

   
 

Be Alert While Shopping Online During Cyber Monday

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/25/16 | Comments (0)

The New York State Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) reminds New Yorkers to be alert while making online purchases on Cyber Monday and during the ...

   
 

Dow, S&P 500 Close at Record Highs Ahead of Holiday

Article by Reuters | Published 11/24/16 | Comments (0)

The Dow and the S&P 500 eked out record high closes on Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, helped by gains in industrial stocks, though losses in t...

   
 

How The Dow Jones Industrial Average Fared On Tuesday

Article by AP | Published 11/22/16 | Comments (0)

The Dow Jones industrial average surpassed 19,000 for the first time Tuesday as a post-election rally drove indexes further into record territory. Discount stor...

   
 

Israeli Supermarket Chain Sets Up Shop In New York

Article by ynet | Published 11/22/16 | Comments (0)

Osher Ad is opening its first of what it promises to be many chains in Brooklyn; the store, to be known as Bingo, received an investment of $9 million. The Isr...

   
 

Wall Street at Records as Tech, Energy Rally

Article by Reuters | Published 11/21/16 | Comments (0)

 U.S. stocks climbed on Monday to close at a record and European equity markets also moved higher as a jump in oil prices helped spur gains in the energy s...

   
 

Wall St at Record Highs as Techs, Energy Stocks Rally

Article by Reuters | Published 11/21/16 | Comments (0)

The Dow, S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit record intraday highs on Monday as Apple and Facebook propelled technology shares and oil prices boosted energy stocks. ...

   
 

Analyst: Gas Prices Dip to US Average of $2.20 Per Gall...

Article by AP | Published 11/21/16 | Comments (0)

The average price of regular grade gasoline has fallen nationally to $2.20 per gallon, a drop of 6 cents over the past two weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundb...

   
 

Ford CFO: Too Early To Assess Trump Election Effect, Li...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/17/16 | Comments (0)

Nov 17 Ford Motor Co Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks told investors on Thursday it is too early to assess the impact of the election of Donald Trump as U.S. ...

   
 

Dow Ends At Record High, Stocks Lifted By Tech, Energy ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/15/16 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks ended higher on Tuesday, with the Dow hitting a record high close for the fourth session in a row as tech stocks rebounded from a post-election drub...

   
 

Dow Hits Fresh Record as Financial Stocks Rise

Article by Reuters | Published 11/14/16 | Comments (0)

The Dow Jones Industrial average opened at a record high on Monday, driven by financial stocks, after the index capped off its best week since 2011 following Do...

   
 

Thankfully, Obamacare’s Future in Critical Condit...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/09/16 | Comments (0)

For the past six years, no law has served as a larger GOP whipping post – and rightfully so – than the disastrous Affordable Care Act, and the Repub...

   
 

U.S. Unemployment Falls To 4.9% Before Election

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/04/16 | Comments (0)

America's economy stayed on track before the U.S. election. The economy added 161,000 jobs in October, a solid gain, suggesting it is maintaining its heal...

   
 

This Stock Market Metric Says The Likely Winner Is...Tr...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/01/16 | Comments (0)

The stock market's election year performance between July 31 and Oct. 31 has often accurately predicted the next president — and this year it...

   
 

Days Of Cheap Gas Coming To A Sad End In New Jersey

Article by AP | Published 10/30/16 | Comments (0)

JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — The end has come for a long-celebrated tradition for Pennsylvania and New York drivers: Starting Tuesday, cheap gas in New Jersey is ...

   
 

Average US 30-Year Mortgage Rate Unchanged at 3.42 Perc...

Article by AP | Published 10/06/16 | Comments (0)

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates didn’t move this week, remaining at their lowest levels since mid-July as a lure to prospective homebuyers. Mortgage giant ...

   
 

Washington - Federal Reserve Keeps Rates Unchanged

Article by AP | Published 09/21/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - The Federal Reserve held off on a rate hike, but three officials opposed the decision — the most dissents since December 2014. Fed official...

   
 

New York - Bitcoin Is Money, U.S. Judge Says In Case Ti...

Article by AP | Published 09/20/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Bitcoin qualifies as money, a federal judge ruled on Monday, in a decision linked to a criminal case over hacking attacks against JPMorgan Chase &a...

   
 

New York - Wells Fargo Fined $185 Million For Improper ...

Article by AP | Published 09/08/16 | Comments (0)

New York - California and federal regulators fined Wells Fargo a combined $185 million on Thursday, alleging the bank’s employees illegally opened milli...

   
 

U.S. Creates 151,000 Jobs In August; Unemployment 4.9%

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/02/16 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The U.S. added 151,000 jobs in August, slowing sharply from earlier in the summer and probably pushing an expected increase in U....

   
 

Trenton, NJ - Christie Nixes Bill To Raise New Jersey M...

Article by AP | Published 08/30/16 | Comments (0)

Trenton, NJ - Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday shot down an attempt to raise the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour in the next year and to...

   
 

Brussels - EU Demands Apple Pay Ireland Up To 13 Billio...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/30/16 | Comments (0)

Brussels - EU antitrust regulators ordered Apple (AAPL.O) on Tuesday to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in taxes plus interest to the Irish governm...

   
 

Jackson Hole, WY - Fed's Yellen Says Case For Inte...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/26/16 | Comments (0)

Jackson Hole, WY - The case for a U.S. interest rate hike has strengthened in recent months because of improvements in the labor market and expectations for s...

   
 

Los Angeles, CA - Clinton Proposes Standard Tax Deducti...

Article by AP | Published 08/23/16 | Comments (0)

Los Angeles, CA -  Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign released additional details on Tuesday about how she would support U.S. small businesses...

   
 

Montpelier, VT - Sanders' Wife Defends Non-disclos...

Article by AP | Published 08/18/16 | Comments (0)

Montpelier, VT - Sen. Bernie Sanders has pushed hard for transparency on U.S. trade and campaign finance, but has been far less aggressive in disclosing his o...

   
 

New York - Stocks Keep Going Up, And Investors Keep Say...

Article by New York - Stocks keep reachin... | Published 08/18/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Stocks keep reaching new heights, and investors keep giving them the side eye. Even as the Standard & Poor’s 500 index was setting a strin...

   
 

Washington - Making Extra Mortgage Payments Can Pay Off...

Article by AP | Published 08/18/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - It’s a strategy that crosses the mind of many borrowers when they take on a home loan: Make an extra mortgage payment or two every year and...

   
 

New York - Fed Policymaker Says Rate Hike Possible

Article by Reuters | Published 08/16/16 | Comments (0)

New York - The Federal Reserve could possibly raise U.S. interest rates as soon as September, an influential Fed policymaker said on Tuesday in comments that ...

   
 

New York - Billionaire Investors Turn Bearish As US Sto...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/15/16 | Comments (0)

New York - A number of big-name hedge fund investors soured on U.S. stocks in the second quarter and moved to gold and other bearish bets, failing to anticipa...

   
 

New York - SEC Halts Trade In Mysterious $35 Billion OT...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/15/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday temporarily halted trade in Neuromama Ltd (NERO.PK), whose shares have quadrupled to ab...

   
 

New York - S&P, Nasdaq Hit Record High As Oil Price...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/15/16 | Comments (0)

New York - The S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq hit record highs on Monday, adding to their recent record-setting rally, as oil prices rose to their highest i...

   
 

Maryland's Tax-free Shopping Week Starts Sunday, A...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/12/16 | Comments (0)

Maryland consumers can shop tax free the week of Aug. 14 during an annual event timed for back-to-school shopping. During Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week, from Au...

   
 

New York - Wall St. Jumps To Record Highs On Oil, Consu...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/11/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  Wall Street closed at record highs on Thursday as surging oil prices and strong earnings from department stores Macy’s and Kohl’s ...

   
 

Revamping Econ Plan, Trump Vows Tax Cuts To 'Jumps...

Article by AP | Published 08/08/16 | Comments (0)

Detroit - Trying to turn the page after a tumultuous campaign stretch, Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack Monday on Hillary Clinton’s approach t...

   
 

Wal-Mart Buying Online Retailer Newcomer Jet.com For $3...

Article by AP | Published 08/08/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Wal-Mart has agreed to buy fast-growing online retail newcomer Jet.com, which had launched with a splash a year ago when it announced its intention...

   
 

Here's What The Real Unemployment Rate Looks Like

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/05/16 | Comments (0)

The U.S. unemployment rate remained at 4.9 percent in July, the Labor Department said Friday. But relying on that one number as an indicator of the job mark...

   
 

S&P 500 And Nasdaq Close At Record Highs

Article by Reuters | Published 08/05/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  U.S. stocks notched their best day in a month on Friday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closing at record highs after a second straight mont...

   
 

Fear In The Stock Market Can Mean Profit, But Know The ...

Article by AP | Published 08/04/16 | Comments (0)

New York - For some investments, the sound of crashing stock prices and panic in the market is actually the sweetest melody. These investments tie themselves t...

   
 

Legendary Investor Bill Gross: 'I Don’t Like...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/03/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  Investors should cut risk by placing money in real assets and accept lower returns, given that markets no longer offer double-digit gains in ...

   
 

MetLife Profit Falls 94 Percent On Higher Derivative Lo...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/03/16 | Comments (0)

New York - MetLife Inc, the largest U.S. life insurer, reported a 94 percent fall in quarterly profit as the company booked higher derivative losses. The com...

   
 

WSJ: Wal-Mart In Talks To Buy Online Retailer Jet.com

Article by Reuters | Published 08/03/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy online retailer Jet.com, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matt...

   
 

Debt-Collection Proposals: Fewer Calls, Easier to Dispu...

Article by AP | Published 07/28/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Consumers could no longer receive multiple calls per day from debt collectors and would have more ability to dispute their bills under proposals re...

   
 

Apple Sells More iPhones Than Expected, Shares Jump Aft...

Article by Reuters | Published 07/26/16 | Comments (0)

San Francisco - Apple Inc sold more iPhones than Wall Street expected in the third quarter and forecast revenue in the current period would top many analysts&...

   
 

Yahoo's Evolution From Rising To Fading Internet S...

Article by AP | Published 07/25/16 | Comments (0)

1994 Stanford University computer graduate students Jerry Yang and David Filo begin compiling “David’s and Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide W...

   
 

Verizon To Announce $5 Billion Deal To Buy Yahoo On Mon...

Article by Reuters | Published 07/24/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Verizon Communications Inc will announce an agreement on Monday to buy Yahoo Inc for about $5 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter...

   
 

Jeff Bezos Unseats Warren Buffett For The First Time To...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/22/16 | Comments (0)

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has just become the third richest person in the world, unseating billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett for th...

   
 

General Motors 2Q Profit More Than Doubles On US Earnin...

Article by AP | Published 07/21/16 | Comments (0)

Detroit - General Motors’ second-quarter profit more than doubled to a post-bankruptcy record $2.87 billion on a strong performance in the U.S., where t...

   
 

Microsoft Leads Wall St. To Fresh Record Highs

Article by Reuters | Published 07/20/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Wall Street gained on Wednesday, and the S&P 500 and Dow industrials set fresh records, as Microsoft’s strong results boosted indexes and...

   
 

S&P Pulls Back From Record; Dow Notches Eighth Day ...

Article by Reuters | Published 07/19/16 | Comments (0)

New York - The S&P 500 pulled back from record highs on Tuesday, while the Dow industrials edged up for an eighth straight day of gains, as investors dige...

   
 

Should You Save Enough To Live To 100?

Article by AP | Published 07/18/16 | Comments (0)

New York - First, you were supposed to die at 85. Then 90. Now 95 and even 100 are common defaults when financial planners tell people how much to save for re...

   
 

Wall St. Sets Records Again, Led By Tech, Bank Stocks

Article by AP | Published 07/18/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Wall Street closed slightly higher on Monday to mint new record highs for the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials, fueled by Bank of America’...

   
 

Herbalife To Pay $200 Million To FTC To Avoid Pyramid S...

Article by AP | Published 07/15/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Federal regulators closed an investigation of the multinational, nutritional supplements company Herbalife. Though it was ordered to restructure its...

   
 

S&P 500, Dow Hit New Records On Earnings Optimism; ...

Article by AP | Published 07/14/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Two major U.S. stock indexes set fresh intraday record highs on Thursday on investors’ rosy outlook for big banks’ second-quarter earni...

   
 

Investors Keep Record Cash On U.S. Election Fears: UBS ...

Article by Reuters | Published 07/13/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  Wealthy U.S. investors are holding record cash balances out of fear that the U.S. presidential election will wreak havoc on their retirement ...

   
 

Why You Should Care About That New Dow Record

Article by AP | Published 07/13/16 | Comments (0)

New York - It’s been a long time coming, and perhaps a cause for celebration. But when it comes to your finances, the new record high for the Dow Jones ...

   
 

'Big Money' To Be Made If Stocks Fail To Stay...

Article by AP | Published 07/13/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday that there is “big money” to be made on the “sho...

   
 

Record Day on Wall Street: Broader Averages Notch Fresh...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/12/16 | Comments (0)

Just two-and-a-half weeks after the Brexit vote heard ‘round the world, U.S. equity markets again proved their resilience as the as the broader averages...

   
 

Wall Street May Have Already Had Its 2016 Bounce: Reute...

Article by Reuters | Published 07/12/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  U.S. stocks may be trading at record highs, but they are not expected to get much more bounce this year, according to strategists in a Reuter...

   
 

Beware Of Scary Brexit Headlines Pushing You To Buy Gol...

Article by AP | Published 07/12/16 | Comments (0)

New York - If you thought the Brexit vote was scary, check out the full page newspaper ad that recently appeared in The New York Times recounting all the horr...

   
 

U.S. Stocks At New Record High

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/11/16 | Comments (0)

So much for the death of America's bull market. U.S. stocks zoomed to their first record high in more than a year on Monday. The S&P 500 closed above ...

   
 

S&P 500 Hits Record Intraday High

Article by AP | Published 07/11/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  The S&P 500 set a record high on Monday after a stunning monthly jobs report last week boosted confidence in the U.S. economy. The gains...

   
 

Employers Added 287,000 Jobs in June

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/08/16 | Comments (0)

U.S. employers ramped up hiring in June after a sluggish spring, signaling renewed momentum in the labor market that could quiet fears about a broader economi...

   
 

Forecast For Stocks In The Second Half Of Year: Turbule...

Article by AP | Published 07/07/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  The stock market has been on a frustrating, dizzying roller-coaster ride to nowhere the last couple of years. It’s still not over. Sto...

   
 

Record-Low US Treasury Yield Points To Rising Economic...

Article by AP | Published 07/06/16 | Comments (0)

Washington -  Fear and uncertainty about the global economy are leading investors to embrace the relative safety of U.S. government debt and slashing yie...

   
 

$3.1 Billion – At Least – Lost In Bogus Tax...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/03/16 | Comments (0)

Even during this era of cyber-insecurity, here’s a chilling figure: 3.1 billion. That’s the number of dollars the Internal Revenue Service paid in ...

   
 

Post-Brexit Global Equity Loss Of Over $2 Trillion Wors...

Article by Reuters | Published 06/26/16 | Comments (0)

New York - The $2.08 trillion wiped off global equity markets on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union was the biggest daily loss ever, trump...

   
 

Brexit Roils Wall Street, Stocks Extend Global Selloff;...

Article by AP | Published 06/24/16 | Comments (0)

A day after flirting with record levels, U.S equity markets on Friday extended a global-market meltdown after the United Kingdom, in a stunning decision, vote...

   
 

CNBC: Futures Imply Dow Open Down 600 Points As Rolling...

Article by CNBC | Published 06/24/16 | Comments (0)

New York - U.S. stock index futures dipped sharply lower Thursday evening ET as results from the British referendum continued to roll in. Dow Jones futures br...

   
 

Boeing Says It Signs Sales Agreement With Iran Air

Article by AP | Published 06/21/16 | Comments (0)

Tehran -  Boeing Co. said Tuesday it signed an agreement with Iran Air “expressing the airline’s intent” to buy its aircraft, setting up...

   
 

Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion In Its Larg...

Article by AP | Published 06/14/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  In a surprise move, Microsoft said Monday that it is buying LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion, a deal that could bring subtle but significant ...

   
 

Lenovo, Google Unveil Phone That Knows Its Way Around A...

Article by AP | Published 06/09/16 | Comments (0)

San Francisco - A Lenovo smartphone unveiled Thursday will be clever enough to grasp your physical surroundings — such as the room’s size and the ...

   
 

Koch Brothers Could Lose Millions They Made Off Bernie ...

Article by JTA | Published 06/07/16 | Comments (0)

Billionaire Republican megadonors expected to be hit by ruling demanding they hand their winnings back - will it matter politically? (JTA) Billionaire br...

   
 

S&P Closes At 2016 High After Yellen; Energy Posts ...

Article by CNBC | Published 06/06/16 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks closed higher Monday, with energy leading as oil rose, after comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen remained positive on the economy while omitting ...

   
 

Proposal Of Universal Basic Income Of $2,500 A Month Re...

Article by Reuters | Published 06/05/16 | Comments (0)

Switzerland - Swiss voters rejected by a wide margin on Sunday a proposal to introduce a guaranteed basic income for everyone living in the wealthy country af...

   
 

Weak US Jobs Report Pulls Rug From Under June Fed Rate ...

Article by Bloomberg | Published 06/03/16 | Comments (0)

The argument for a June interest-rate hike from the Federal Reserve has evaporated. Economists and investors largely agreed that a disappointing employment rep...

   
 

Sky High: NYC 'Trophy Apartment' Could List F...

Article by AP | Published 05/29/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Billionaires’ Row. That’s what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlookin...

   
 

Fast Money: Banks Making It Easier To Split The Tab

Article by AP | Published 05/27/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  Splitting the bill for those pizzas you shared with your buddies or that utility bill that is suddenly due is going to get easier and faster ...

   
 

Shekel Loses More Ground Against Dollar

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/22/16 | Comments (0)

The dollar has been boosted by US Fed minutes, which revealed that a June rate hike is an option. The shekel is again weakening in early afternoon inter-bank ...

   
 

Wall Street Ends Volatile Week On High Note As Tech Lea...

Article by Reuters | Published 05/20/16 | Comments (0)

(Reuters) - Wall Street rallied on Friday, led by tech stocks on the back of Applied Materials' strong profit forecast, ending a volatile week on a posit...

   
 

Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Would Struggle To Cover $...

Article by AP | Published 05/19/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll released Thursda...

   
 

Say Goodbye To Time Warner Cable: Sale Leads To Name Ch...

Article by AP | Published 05/18/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Soon you’ll have a new cable company to hate. It’ll take some practice, but in time you’ll get used to swearing at Spectrum. Time...

   
 

New Google Products, Services Take Aim At Its Biggest R...

Article by AP | Published 05/18/16 | Comments (0)

Mountain View, CA - From virtual reality to a new smart-home speaker, Google is showing off just how pervasive it has become even as it’s squeezed by it...

   
 

Risky? Yes, But Regular Folks Are Putting Cash Into Sta...

Article by AP | Published 05/18/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Last year, Randy Murphy went to DietBet.com and bet $25 that he could drop 4 percent of his weight in four weeks. After shedding about 20 pounds, h...

   
 

Fed Targets June For Possible Second Rate Hike

Article by AP | Published 05/18/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - Federal Reserve officials believe that a June interest rate hike is likely at the central bank’s next meeting in June if the economy keeps ...

   
 

Trump's Financial Records Are Outlined In 104-page...

Article by AP | Published 05/18/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - The government on Wednesday released Donald Trump’s personal financial documents filed with the Federal Election Commission, describing the...

   
 

Obama Extends Overtime Pay To 4.2 Million Salaried Work...

Article by AP | Published 05/18/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled the final version of a long-awaited and controversial rule to extend overtime pay to 4.2 million U.S...

   
 

Fed Could Hike Interest Rates 2-3 More Times in 2016

Article by Reuters | Published 05/17/16 | Comments (0)

A U.S. Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday that he will push for an interest rate hike in June or July and two others still see up to three rate i...

   
 

Trump Says His Tax Rate Is 'None Of Your Business&...

Article by Reuters | Published 05/13/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pushed back on Friday against renewed calls for him to release his tax returns before the ele...

   
 

Trump Says Amazon.com Has 'A Huge Antitrust Proble...

Article by Reuters | Published 05/13/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Thursday that Amazon.com, the world’s biggest online retailer, has “a hug...

   
 

Wal-Mart Sharpens Amazon Attack With 2-day Delivery Ser...

Article by AP | Published 05/13/16 | Comments (0)

Chicago - Wal-Mart is sharpening its attack on Amazon.com. The world’s largest retailer is trimming its free-shipping pilot program to two days from thr...

   
 

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise To Highest Level In More Than ...

Article by Reuters | Published 05/12/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, touching the highest level in more than a year, which could...

   
 

Google To Ban Payday Lending Ads, Calling Industry ...

Article by AP | Published 05/11/16 | Comments (0)

New York - Internet giant Google said Wednesday it will ban all ads from payday lenders, calling the industry “deceptive” and “harmful.&rdquo...