Black Friday store sales fall nationwide as Americans buy more online

Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online.

Black Friday store sales fall as Americans buy more online

Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online. Read more »



Since '01, Clintons collected $35M from financial businesses

Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015


Corporate America's problem: Falling profit, revenue

U.S company earnings are falling for the first time since 2009, when the economy was still reeling from the Great Recession. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2015


Study: To avoid higher health law premiums, switch plans

Maybe an amiable gecko could help the Obama administration sell its health insurance overhaul. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2015


US stocks inch higher in early trading

U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as markets around the world are holding up better than many expected in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris. Read more »

Nov. 16, 2015


New ideas to tackle Syria refugee crisis: Investing, not aid

Bold new ideas for helping Syrian refugees and their overburdened Middle Eastern host countries are gaining traction among international donors, shocked into action by this year's migration of... Read more »

Nov. 15, 2015


Greece: No agreement with creditors on bailout release

Greece failed to convince European creditors Monday to release vital bailout funds to shore up the country's public coffers and its crippled banks but hopes are high that a deal will be concluded... Read more »

Nov. 9, 2015

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Virtual doctor visits offer convenience, lower costs

When you're coming down with a cold, there are a few items you typically reach for to start feeling better: cough drops, herbal tea, maybe an over-the-counter medication. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2015

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China promises to make currency freely traded by 2020

China announced Tuesday it will allow its tightly managed yuan to trade freely by 2020, potentially easing trade tensions with the United States and other nations. Read more »

Nov. 3, 2015


HSBC may defer decision on moving headquarters from London

HSBC, Europe's largest bank by market value, may defer into next year a decision on whether to move its headquarters out of London, with management conceding Monday they might need more time to... Read more »

Nov. 2, 2015


Chevron cutting up to 7,000 jobs as oil profits shrink

Chevron is cutting up to 7,000 jobs, or 11 percent of its workforce, the latest indication of the toll that low oil prices are taking on the industry. Read more »

Oct. 30, 2015


New VW CEO urges more open corporate culture after scandal

Volkswagen's new CEO says the company needs to place less emphasis on raw sales numbers as it recovers from a scandal over evading emissions testing on its diesel engines. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2015


Boehner to push budget vote over conservative opposition

House Republican leaders on Tuesday pushed toward a vote on a two-year budget deal despite conservative opposition, relying on the backing of Democrats for the far-reaching pact struck with... Read more »

Oct. 27, 2015


Ford 3Q earnings more than double on demand for trucks

Pickup trucks powered Ford Motor Co. to record North American results in the third quarter, and the company expects the trend to continue for a while. Read more »

Oct. 27, 2015


Balancing act: Now is the time to set work-life balance goals

I've been meeting with my team at work to help them set goals for 2016. As a result, it occurred to me that I could stand to set some goals for myself, too, starting with plans to build better... Read more »

Oct. 20, 2015


Stocks edge higher in early trading; GE jumps on earnings

ocks edged mostly higher in early trading Friday, extending gains from the day before. Investors pored over the latest corporate earnings news. The price of oil rose. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2015

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US stocks move higher; energy, GE, Twitter are among gainers

U.S. and global stocks rose in midday trading Monday after a gloomy jobs report last week led investors to expect that the Federal Reserve will postpone its first interest rate increase in nearly a... Read more »

Oct. 5, 2015


Stocks rise on expectations Fed won't hike rates this year

World stocks rose Monday after weak U.S. jobs data prompted expectations the Federal Reserve might postpone an interest rate hike. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2015


VW: 'Nothing has changed' at Tennessee plant despite scandal

Inside Volkswagen's only U.S. assembly plant there's little hint of the diesel emissions cheating scandal embroiling the German automaker around the world. Sparks fly off robotic welding arms, new... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2015


Root of investor anxiety: Uncertainty about China and Fed

Fears about China's slowdown and a coming U.S. interest rate hike have sent global stock markets into a fidgety freefall. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2015


Brazil's economy plunging; no relief in sight

A currency hitting historic lows. Unemployment at a five-year peak. Consumer spending in the dumps, and a grinding political crisis that's frozen leaders' ability to push through Congress measures... Read more »

Sept. 28, 2015


Trump unveils tax plan that would lower taxes for millions

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is calling for an overhaul of the tax code that would eliminate income taxes for millions of Americans, and lower them for the rich. Read more »

Sept. 28, 2015


How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

Stocks closed lower Thursday on mounting evidence that global growth is slowing. Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar fell sharply after lowering its revenue forecast and announcing that it plans to... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2015

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Hacking, China's maritime claims overshadow Xi's US visit

As Chinese President Xi Jinping makes his first state visit to Washington this week, the outlook for relations is decidedly murkier than when he hosted President Barack Obama at their last summit... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2015

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