Quantcast

MoneyPolitics

Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

After 45 years of providing health care in rural western Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece.

Want a one-of-a-kind name for your baby? It will only cost you $32,000

National Edition

Want your baby to have a name that no one else has ever had? Just pay this company $32,000. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

2 comments

Facebook's status update: Profit, revenue beat expectations

For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

0 comments

US stocks edge higher in midday trading; Apple up sharply

Strong earnings from Apple, Boeing and other companies helped nudge U.S. stocks slightly higher in midday trading Wednesday. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

0 comments

After setting iPhone record, what does Apple do next?

Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

5 comments

Gov't to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors, hospitals

Medicare will change the way it pays hospitals and doctors to reward quality over volume, the Obama administration said Monday, in a shift that officials hope will be a catalyst for the nation's... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

0 comments

Sophia Bera: Gen Y tax-saving tips

Many young taxpayers miss out on tax-saving opportunities because they just aren’t aware of them. Here are some tax credits and deductions these folks shouldn’t overlook. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

0 comments

Foreclosures fell in 2014 to levels before housing bust

A healthier U.S. housing market and economy helped to winnow foreclosures in 2014 to levels not seen since before the housing bust. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

4 comments

Playing catch-up on savings: Is it doable?

Not everyone who puts off retirement saving can make a success of playing catch-up. But for a lot of people, it is doable, with the right advice and a realistic plan. Here are some suggestions. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

0 comments

Tent city sprouts in shadow of downtown Detroit

Bankruptcy behind it, Detroit's atmosphere swirls with the promise of better days. Charles Floyd Jones can only hope that the city's good fortune trickles down to him and the 10 other residents of... Read more »

Dec. 21, 2014

2 comments

Questions and answers about traveling to Cuba

Don't rush to book that flight to Cuba just yet. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

1 comment

6 ways to build credit without a credit card

Learning how to build credit isn’t a talent reserved for a lucky few, you just have to take deliberate action to positively change your credit score. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

0 comments

Falling oil prices raise new concerns for states

ing oil prices may add a little jingle in the pockets of holiday shoppers and travelers but are raising financial worries in some states that had been tapping into surging oil tax revenues to pay... Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

5 comments

Hispanics targeted in 2nd year of health overhaul

Between the avocado and grapefruit displays, Adolfo Briceno approaches customers in the bustling Hispanic supermarket to ask whether they have health insurance. Read more »

Dec. 1, 2014

0 comments

5 things homebuyers should be thankful for this Thanksgiving

Homebuyers have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season; including mortgage rates, the federal reserve, jobs, home prices and homeowner equity. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

1 comment

US stocks inch further into record territory

The U.S. stock market held at record levels in early afternoon trading Monday. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

1 comment

Fidelity creates virtual reality game for financial planning

Financial planning often involves lots of spreadsheets, pie charts and eyes glazing over. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

0 comments

'Red warning lights' flashing for global economy

The global economy's problems seem to be multiplying. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

5 comments

Japan slides into recession as tax hike takes toll

Japan's economy unexpectedly slid into recession as housing and business investment declined following a tax hike, dragging the country into a recession and further clouding the outlook for the... Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

14 comments

Global banks fined billions for rigging market

Traders with nicknames like the "Three Musketeers" and the "A-Team" plotted over Internet chat rooms to manipulate currency markets for years, profiting at the expense of clients — and then... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

2 comments

Why low prices are actually a bad thing

Cheap oil prices. Low inflation. Sound like a dream come true? In economics, dreams have a way of turning into nightmares. Read more »

Nov. 10, 2014

9 comments

Taking small steps to get your financial life on track

What financial planning would you do if you could spare 60 minutes in your day? That was the question Fidelity Investments posed to women (as well as men) in a survey in October. Read more »

Nov. 10, 2014

2 comments

401(k)s gain a bit more traction

There's some good news on the retirement savings front. Read more »

Nov. 10, 2014

0 comments

Asian shares higher on China, US data; Japan falls

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday after the release of strong U.S. jobs figures and weekend data showing China's exports remained on an upward trend. Read more »

Nov. 9, 2014

0 comments

Americans are pessimistic about the economy, but is it really doing that poorly?

American investors are more optimistic than they have been since the fall of 2007, but only 38 percent of Americans are even somewhat optimistic about the economy. Read more »

Nov. 5, 2014

13 comments

Older stories can be found in the story archives