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New CEO Of Manischewitz Assures Customers Company In &q...

Article by Glen Silver | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Newark, NJ - Following the sale last week of the 126 year-old kosher food giant Manischewitz to Bain Capital subsidiary Sankaty Advisors, new CEO Mark Weinstein...

   
 

Fired Yahoo Exec Gets $58M for 15 Months of Work

Article by AP | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he last...

   
 

Wireless Companies Agree to Add 'Kill Switches...

Article by AP | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that the nation’s biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on t...

   
 

Emails Show Justice Dept. Involved in IRS Tea Party Pro...

Article by Todd Beamon | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Embattled former IRS official Lois Lerner last year discussed working with the Justice Department to prosecute nonprofit organizations that she felt had "lied...

   
 

Once-Soaring Tech Stocks Sink in Sobering Comedown

Article by Michael Liedtke, Barbara Ortu... | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

The stock market's laws of gravity are ravaging its highest fliers. Just look at the list of technology trailblazers whose values have plummeted from rec...

   
 

GM's Barra Got Email In 2011 About Steering Proble...

Article by Paul A. Eisenstein | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

The Congressional committee investigating the long-delayed the recall of millions of vehicles equipped with a faulty ignition switch, released a flurry of int...

   
 

FBI Conducting A Probe Into Herbalife

Article by Emily Flitter and Svea Herbst-... | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK/BOSTON  - The FBI is probing Herbalife Ltd, the nutrition and weight loss company that hedge fund manager William Ackman has called a pyramid sc...

   
 

US Stocks Decline; Nasdaq On Track For Third Straight W...

Article by Kate Gibson | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks declined sharply for a second session Friday, with the Nasdaq Composite sliding below 4,000 for the first time in two months, after JPMorgan Ch...

   
 

Nasdaq Dives in Worst Swoon Since '12

Article by Adam Samson | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

After a one-day rally, Wall Street resumed its selloff as traders dumped biotechnology and technology stocks in favor of safer names. Safe havens like gold an...

   
 

Jobless Claims At Seven-year Low, Signal Firming Econom...

Article by Lucia Mutikani | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits tumbled last week to the lowest level in nearly seven years, strengthening views ...

   
 

J&R to Shutter NYC Electronics Store

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

The iconic New York City electronics superstore J&R is closing. In a statement on the store's website, the founders said, "On April 10th, J&R ...

   
 

Shekel and Major Currencies Down

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

The official value of the shekel declined an average of .147 percent , Thursday, against the other currencies on the Bank of Israel's foreign-exchange li...

   
 

Toyota To Recall Nearly 6.5 Million Vehicles For Steeri...

Article by Chang-Ran Kim | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Toyota Motor Corp, in its second-largest recall announcement, said on Wednesday that it would call back 6.39 million vehicles globally after uncovering fiv...

   
 

American Airlines Tweaks Frequent Flier Program

Article by Gregory Karp | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

American Airlines on Tuesday announced changed policies and a revamped program for redeeming frequent-flier miles, a mixed bag of good and bad news that af...

   
 

Mars To Buy Most Of P&G's Pet Food Business Fo...

Article by Reuters | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Confectionary company Mars said it will buy Procter & Gamble's pet food brands Iams, Eukanuba and Natura for $2.9 billion in major markets to beef up i...

   
 

Tel Aviv-Based Tech Company Reveals 30-Second Phone Cha...

Article by Mitch Stern | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - StoreDot Ltd today disclosed their latest invention – a phone batter capable of charging smartphones and other popular electronic devices in o...

   
 

Nasdaq Sinks 1% as Cyclicals Suffer

Article by Adam Samson | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks skidded on Monday as traders ditched cyclical stocks and scooped up defensive plays in the utilities and consumer staples sectors.  Today�...

   
 

U.S. Gasoline Prices Rose Nearly 5 Cents Over Two Weeks

Article by John McCrank | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States rose nearly 5 cents over the past two weeks, mainly because of an increase in demand, accordin...

   
 

Angry Families Want GM Prosecuted for Defects

Article by AP | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the pr...

   
 

Samsung Adding Anti-Theft Solutions to Smartphones

Article by Terry Collins | Published 04/06/14 | Comments (0)

Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices nationwide, the company said Fr...

   
 

Stocks Take Hit: Tech Plunge Ignites Selloff

Article by Adam Samson | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

FOX Business: Capitalism Lives Here The Nasdaq Composite plummeted 2.5% Friday as a broad swath of technology stocks nose dived. Broader markets sustained hea...

   
 

Employers Add 192,000 Jobs In March

Article by Paul Davidson | Published 04/04/14 | Comments (0)

Employers added 192,000 jobs in March as milder weather helped propel the labor market out of its winter doldrums. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7%,...

   
 

McCaskill: GM Engineer Lied Over Deadly Ignition Switch

Article by Todd Spangler | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON — A Senate subcommittee chairwoman on Wednesday demanded to know who at General Motors may have been informed last April when a company engin...

   
 

Justices Strike Down Political Donor Limits

Article by Bill Mears | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

Washington - In another blow to federal election laws, the Supreme Court on Wednesday eliminated limits on the total amount people can donate to various polit...

   
 

Have High-Speed Stock Traders Rigged The Market?

Article by Walter Hamilton | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

A book by Michael Lewis has put allegations about professional stock traders' use of high-speed computers in the public spotlight. At a time when public ...

   
 

Chrysler Recalling 870,000 SUVs for Brake Defect

Article by AP | Published 04/02/14 | Comments (0)

Chrysler is recalling nearly 870,000 SUVs because corrosion may make the vehicles' brakes harder to use. Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from t...

   
 

Stocks Pare Gains After S&P 500 Briefly Hits New In...

Article by JeeYeon Park | Published 04/01/14 | Comments (0)

Stocks eased off their best levels Tuesday after the S&P 500 briefly shot to a fresh intraday record, as investors digested the latest batch of economic r...

   
 

Facebook's Zuckerberg Earns $3.3bn Through Share O...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/31/14 | Comments (0)

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg earned $3.3bn (£1.9bn) on the sale of share options in 2013, a new regulatory filing has revealed. Mr Zuckerberg has n...

   
 

AP Sources: Health Law Sign-Ups on Track to Hit 7M

Article by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Josh ... | Published 03/31/14 | Comments (0)

Beating expectations, President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was on track to sign up more than 7 million Americans for health insurance on deadlin...

   
 

NHTSA Chief Says GM Had Information That Would Have Hel...

Article by Jim Puzzanghera and Jerry Hirs... | Published 03/31/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON -- A top federal official said General Motors Co. had "critical information" about a faulty ignition switch that would have helped regulators determ...

   
 

Central Bank Optimism Ignites Rally on Wall Street

Article by Adam Samson | Published 03/31/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. equity markets climbed on Monday as the broad S&P 500 looked to extend its quarterly winning streak to five quarters.  Today's Markets As o...

   
 

General Motors Recalling 824,000 More Small Cars

Article by AP | Published 03/29/14 | Comments (0)

GM is adding 824,000 small cars to its ongoing recall tied to defective ignition switches. The company will add vehicles from the 2008-2011 model years to a r...

   
 

Wall Street Posts Weekly Dip, Nasdaq Stumbles

Article by Adam Samson | Published 03/28/14 | Comments (0)

The broad S&P 500 slumped mildly this week. But the real action could be found in the tech-heavy Nasdaq, which dropped close to 3%. Today's Markets ...

   
 

IMF Agrees $14-18 Billion Bailout For Ukraine

Article by Natalia Zinets | Published 03/27/14 | Comments (0)

The International Monetary Fund has agreed a $14-18 billion two-year bailout for Ukraine, a deal to help it recover from months of turmoil that will also unl...

   
 

Materials, Tech Stocks Yank Wall Street Lower

Article by Adam Samson | Published 03/26/14 | Comments (0)

A late-day selloff in the materials and technology sectors helped drag Wall Street solidly into the red on Wednesday.  Today's Markets According to ...

   
 

Wall Street Slumps, But Still Posts Weekly Gain

Article by Adam Samson | Published 03/21/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. equity markets closed the day in the red on Friday, but still posted gains for the week.  Today's Markets According to preliminary calculations...

   
 

IRS Watchdog Says Phone Scam Is Largest Ever

Article by Stephen Ohlemacher, AP | Published 03/20/14 | Comments (0)

More than 20,000 taxpayers have been targeted by fake Internal Revenue Service agents in the largest phone scam the agency has ever seen, the IRS inspector ge...

   
 

Senators See Aid To Israel Staying Firm Despite Cuts

Article by Dan Williams | Published 03/20/14 | Comments (0)

The United States will continue providing Israel with defense aid after a current package worth some $3 billion a year expires in 2017, and the grants are u...

   
 

Fed Clarifies Guidance on Short-Term Rates

Article by Martin Crutsinger, AP | Published 03/19/14 | Comments (0)

Fed clarifies guidance on short-term rates; drops link to specific unemployment level. WASHINGTON — Janet Yellen tried at her first news conference as F...

   
 

Toyota Said to Reach $1.2 Billion Settlement of Probe

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 03/19/14 | Comments (0)

Toyota Motor Corp. (7203) has reached a $1.2 billion settlement to end a U.S. criminal probe of sudden unintended acceleration that led to the recall of more th...

   
 

Americans In Israel To Face FATCA, IRS Collectors

Article by David Shamah | Published 03/18/14 | Comments (0)

The US is going to great lengths to collect outstanding taxes, and is now getting help from the Bank of Israel The US is gearing up to reach out to American c...

   
 

Russian Internet Giant Buys Israeli 'Location-Find...

Article by Ari Soffer | Published 03/18/14 | Comments (0)

Leading Russian internet company Yandex has become the latest technology giant to invest in Israel's "Silicon Wadi", purchasing Israeli geolocation startup...

   
 

Wall Street Extends Losses As China, Ukraine Weigh; Dow...

Article by Adam Samson | Published 03/13/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. equity markets took a hit on Thursday as traders fretted about uncertainty stemming from China and Eastern Europe.  Today's Markets As of 2:36 ...

   
 

Priceline Buys Israel's Qlika For $15-20M

Article by Rip Empson | Published 03/12/14 | Comments (0)

Qlika launched out of UpWest’s fourth batch of Israeli-American startups in March to tackle a big problem in online marketing: Localization. In other word...

   
 

Energy Stocks Lead Wall Street Lower

Article by Adam Samson | Published 03/11/14 | Comments (0)

The S&P 500 pulled further from record highs Tuesday amid a selloff in energy shares sparked by sliding oil prices. Today's Markets According to prel...

   
 

Men's Wearhouse To Acquire Jos. A. Bank For $1.8 B...

Article by Press Release | Published 03/11/14 | Comments (0)

Creates Leading Men's Apparel Retailer with Enhanced Scale and a Broadened Customer Reach --Expects $100-$150 Million of Run-Rate Annual Synergies --Men&...

   
 

Stocks Trim Asia-Fueled Losses, Still End Lower

Article by Adam Samson | Published 03/10/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. equity markets ended in the red on Monday amid concerns about weak data from China. The broad S&P 500 closed just beneath its record closing high. T...

   
 

UPDATED as of Erev Shabbos, Mar. 7, 3:00 PM - BDE: Mrs....

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/07/14 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 6 -  BaltimoreJewishLife.com regrets to inform you of the petira of Mrs. Helen Breitowitz, z'l. BJL has received updated informa...

   
 

U.S. Economy Adds 175,000 Jobs In February

Article by Jeffrey Bartash | Published 03/07/14 | Comments (0)

Washington  - The U.S. added 175,000 jobs in February and the unemployment rate rose to 6.7% from 6.6%, the Labor Department said Friday. Economists surve...

   
 

S&P Logs Fresh High on Upbeat Jobs Data

Article by Adam Samson | Published 03/06/14 | Comments (0)

A continued easing of the situation in Ukraine, coupled with encouraging data on the labor market, lifted the broad S&P 500 to a fresh record high Thursda...

   
 

Staples To Shutter 225 Stores As Sales Move Online

Article by Paul Davidson | Published 03/06/14 | Comments (0)

Staples said Thursday it will close 225 stores amid falling fourth-quarter revenue as sales increasingly shift online. "With nearly half our sales generated o...

   
 

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to 323,000

Article by Reuters | Published 03/06/14 | Comments (0)

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected and hit a three-month low last week, a sign of strength in a labor...

   
 

Wall Street Pauses Amid Gloomy Data

Article by Adam Samson | Published 03/05/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. equity markets slumped on Wednesday as traders digested weak jobs data and took a breather after two tumultuous days. Today's Markets According to p...

   
 

President's Budget, Chairman's Proposal will ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/05/14 | Comments (0)

Both Democrats and Republicans continue to disappoint non-profits with their respective plans for the "charitable deduction." The issue was addressed in both ...

   
 

Obama Budget Sets Up Election-Year Debate With Republic...

Article by Jeff Mason, Mark Felsenthal an... | Published 03/04/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama proposed new tax credits and job-training programs for U.S. workers on Tuesday in a 2015 budget that highlights stark diff...

   
 

RadioShack Closing 1,100 Stores

Article by Candice Choi and Michelle Chap... | Published 03/04/14 | Comments (0)

RadioShack said it plans to close up to 1,100 stores in the U.S. and reported a wider quarterly loss after a disappointing holiday season. Its stock tumbled 2...

   
 

Bank of Israel Unveils New Design for 50 Shekel Note

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/04/14 | Comments (0)

Ahead of the first new NIS 50 banknote entering circulation, the Bank of Israel today provided the first samples to manufacturers, suppliers, and operators of...

   
 

Jos. A. Bank Deal Imminent, Loyola Business School Dean...

Article by Gary Haber | Published 03/03/14 | Comments (0)

A merger between Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. and Men’s Wearhouse Inc. could come within days, according to one expert who has been closely following the m...

   
 

Israeli Banks To Be Targeted In US Tax Sweep

Article by David Shamah | Published 02/28/14 | Comments (0)

Authorities aren’t waiting for new reporting laws to go into effect to track down Americans who they say owe money The US needs money — and it&rsq...

   
 

Wealthiest Israeli Ranks 206th on World Billionaire Lis...

Article by Shiryn Ghermazian | Published 02/28/14 | Comments (0)

The highest ranking Israeli on China’s Hurun magazine’s annual list of the world’s billionaires is real estate and shipping tycoon Eyal Ofer...

   
 

S&P Logs Record Close

Article by Adam Samson | Published 02/27/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. equity markets climbed on Thursday after Janet Yellen suggested the central bank she leads will only slowly scale back its bond-buying program. Today�...

   
 

GOP Tax Plan Lowers Rates, Repeals Popular Breaks

Article by Stephen Ohlemacher | Published 02/26/14 | Comments (0)

A sweeping House Republican plan to overhaul the nation's tax laws would wipe out a slew of popular tax breaks to help pay for lower overall tax rates, a...

   
 

Fingerprint Security Convenient, But Not Flawless

Article by Anick Jesdanun | Published 02/26/14 | Comments (0)

BARCELONA, Spain — Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S5 smartphone will be at least the third to have a fingerprint sensor for security but it's alone...

   
 

Facebook's Zuckerberg Envisions a 'Dial Tone ...

Article by Matt Kapko | Published 02/25/14 | Comments (0)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's keynote at Mobile World Congress fittingly began and ended with the topic fresh on everyone's minds: the company'...

   
 

BlackBerry Goes Back To The Keyboard To Recover Sales

Article by Paul Sandle | Published 02/25/14 | Comments (0)

Feb 25  - BlackBerry Ltd unveiled a new, cheaper touchscreen smartphone and a "classic" model with a keyboard on Tuesday, as it tries to stem losses and ...

   
 

Samsung Unveils Galaxy S5 Reading Fingerprints To Fight...

Article by Cornelius Rahn and Jungah Lee | Published 02/25/14 | Comments (0)

Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) unveiled a Galaxy S5 smartphone with a fingerprint reader and bigger screen than the current model as Asia’s biggest te...

   
 

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Goes Offline Amid Turmoil

Article by Fred Anklam | Published 02/25/14 | Comments (0)

Questions swirled early Tuesday about the future of embattled Bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox after reports that its chief executive had resigned from the board of a ...

   
 

U.S. Freezes Assets Of Work-at-home Web Firms Promising...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/24/14 | Comments (0)

Feb 24  - A U.S. district court in Utah has frozen the assets of several Internet business coaches accused of lying to customers about their potential e...

   
 

WhatsApp to Add Voice to Messaging Service

Article by Joseph Wilson, AP | Published 02/24/14 | Comments (0)

WhatsApp, the popular messaging service for smartphones that's being acquired by Facebook, will soon be offering a voice service. CEO Jan Koum said the v...

   
 

Men's Wearhouse Boosts Offer for Jos. A. Bank

Article by Everdeen Mason | Published 02/24/14 | Comments (0)

Offer Conditioned on Ending Eddie Bauer Deal Men's Wearhouse Inc. boosted its takeover bid for ...

   
 

Online Retailers Let You Try Before You Buy

Article by AP | Published 02/23/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK — The fitting room is coming home. Online retailers that sell jeans, eyeglasses and shoes are shipping their products to customers for free to ...

   
 

WhatsApp Has Outage After $19B Facebook Deal

Article by AP | Published 02/22/14 | Comments (0)

The mobile messaging app went down for several hours Saturday afternoon. LOS ANGELES— WhatsApp, the messaging app Facebook is buying for $19 billion, is ...

   
 

Madoff Prison Interview Used To Bolster NY Suit

Article by AP | Published 02/20/14 | Comments (0)

Top JPMorgan executives confronted ex-financier on concerns in the 1990s, but always backed off, say lawyers NEW YORK — A new lawsuit against JPMorgan C...

   
 

Obama Budget to Drop Budget Cost-of-Living Trims

Article by Jim Kuhnhenn, AP | Published 02/20/14 | Comments (0)

The White House says President Barack Obama's upcoming budget proposal will not include his past offer to accept lowered cost-of-living increases in Soci...

   
 

Stores Can See Where You Go by Tracking Your Phone

Article by Jennifer C. Kerr | Published 02/20/14 | Comments (0)

Should shoppers turn off their smartphones when they hit the mall? Or does having them on lead to better sales or shorter lines at the cash register? Retaile...

   
 

WhatsApp Founder: Ukranian Jewish Immigrant, Pauper to ...

Article by Mitch Stern | Published 02/20/14 | Comments (0)

Mountain View, CA – The Facebook purchase of WhatsApp for $19 billion has made headlines in past 24 hours, and the tough beginnings of founder and CEO J...

   
 

Morning Agenda: Facebook's $16 Billion Deal for Wh...

Article by Sydney Ember | Published 02/20/14 | Comments (0)

When Facebook offered to buy Snapchat last year for $3 billion, the messaging app turned Facebook down. So this time, Facebook made it harder for its target t...

   
 

Sole Winning $425M Powerball Ticket Sold In California

Article by Staff Reporterand Wire Reports | Published 02/20/14 | Comments (0)

The sole winning ticket in a $425 million U.S. Powerball lottery was sold at a gas station in Milpitas, California, lottery officials said on Wednesday. The wi...

   
 

Congressional Budget Office: Wage Hike Would Lift Pay B...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/18/14 | Comments (0)

A plan by President Obama and fellow Democrats to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would cost roughly 500,000 jobs but increase wages for roughly 1...

   
 

Israeli Start-Ups Make Online Shopping Easier

Article by Rebecca McKinsey | Published 02/17/14 | Comments (0)

Apps that bring together fashion and technology are the focus of a competitive pitch night on Google’s Tel Aviv campus Are you lost and need directions? ...

   
 

Kickstarter Says Hackers Got Customer Data

Article by AP | Published 02/16/14 | Comments (0)

Online fundraising site Kickstarter says hackers got some of its customer data. Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler said in a blog post that hackers acces...

   
 

Israeli Economy At Slowest Growth Rate Since 2009

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 02/16/14 | Comments (0)

The Israeli economy grew by 2.8 percent in the second half of 2013 - its slowest rate of growth since 2009 - after rising 3.8 percent in the first half of ...

   
 

Google Acquires Israeli Start Up SlickLogin

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 02/16/14 | Comments (0)

Google has acquired the Israeli internet security start-up SlickLogin. The Israeli company made the announcement Sunday on the homepage of its website. &ldquo...

   
 

Powerball Lottery Prize Soars To $400 Million

Article by Victoria Cavaliere | Published 02/16/14 | Comments (0)

The Powerball jackpot rose to $400 million on Sunday, one of the largest prizes in the lottery's history. The jackpot soared by about $70 million afte...

   
 

U.S. To Let Banks Do Business With Licensed Pot Shops

Article by David Ingram and Jason Lange | Published 02/15/14 | Comments (0)

The Obama administration made it easier on Friday for banks to do business with licensed marijuana companies with less fear of prosecution, further encourag...

   
 

Obama Signs Increase In U.S. Debt Ceiling

Article by Steve Holland | Published 02/15/14 | Comments (0)

President Barack Obama signed legislation on Saturday that raises the U.S. debt limit through March 2015, taking the politically volatile issue off the tabl...

   
 

Wall Street Rallies 2% in Best Week of '14

Article by Adam Samson | Published 02/14/14 | Comments (0)

The broad S&P 500 posted its best week since December on the back of upbeat fiscal news, testimony from Fed chief Yellen and mixed economic data. Today&#...

   
 

Glitch Causes Mass Credit Card Failure In Israel

Article by Stuart Winer | Published 02/14/14 | Comments (0)

Hundreds of vendors unable to complete transactions throughout Thursday morning A technical problem caused the credit card payment system in Israel to fail on...

   
 

Israelis Sue Over Artificial Dye In Orange M&Ms

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/14/14 | Comments (0)

Level of ‘Sunset Yellow’ coloring breaches Israeli health limits, class-action suit claims A class-action suit was filed in Israel this week alleg...

   
 

Jos. A. Bank to Buy Eddie Bauer in Blow to Men's W...

Article by Lindsey Rupp | Published 02/14/14 | Comments (0)

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. (JOSB:US) agreed buy the Eddie Bauer brand in deal valued at about $825 million, potentially thwarting Men’s Wearhouse Inc.&rs...

   
 

This 1-Cent Stamp Could Sell For $20M

Article by Ula Ilnytzky | Published 02/14/14 | Comments (0)

It could be called "The Little Stamp That Could." Three times in its long history, the 1-cent postage stamp from a 19th century British colony in South Americ...

   
 

Japanese Internet Giant Snags Israel's Viber For $...

Article by David Shamah | Published 02/14/14 | Comments (0)

The biggest-ever buyout of an Israeli tech company by an Asian firm will likely lead to more Asia-Israel deals, experts say Viber, the Israeli-founded video a...

   
 

So Is Verizon's 'More Everything' Plan A...

Article by Roger Cheng | Published 02/13/14 | Comments (0)

The answer, just like the new plan, is complicated Following Thursday's introduction of its "More Everything" plan, which brings price cuts, more data, a...

   
 

Cold Weather Causes US Retail Sales To Drop In January ...

Article by AP | Published 02/13/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON  - Cold weather across much of the nation contributed to a drop in retail sales in January. Americans spent less on autos and clothing and a...

   
 

GM Recalling 620,000 Compacts For Fatal Risk

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/13/14 | Comments (0)

General Motors is recalling 619,122 of its last-generation compact cars in the U.S. because a heavy keyring or jarring can cause the ignition to switch off, ...

   
 

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims Rise 8,000 To 339,000

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 02/13/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims rose by 8,000 to 339,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday. Economists polled by MarketWatch expected claims to fall...

   
 

A-G To Indict Pinto In Coming Days

Article by Yonah Jeremy Bob | Published 02/13/14 | Comments (0)

Rabbi to be indicted for allegedly bribing police officer Cmdr. Menashe Arbiv in return for information regarding a secret police probe. Rabbi Yeshayahu Pi...

   
 

Comcast Acquiring Time Warner Cable for $45.2 Billion

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/12/14 | Comments (0)

Comcast Corp. (CMCSA) has agreed to acquire Time Warner Cable Inc. for about $159 a share in an all-stock deal, combining the largest two U.S. cable companies,...

   
 

Toyota Recalls 1.9M Prius Cars For Software Glitch

Article by AP | Published 02/12/14 | Comments (0)

TOKYO — Toyota said Wednesday it is recalling 1.9 million hybrid Prius cars globally for a software glitch that could cause the vehicle to stall. Toyot...