America's top doll, Barbie, finds herself in controversy once again, this time over a business partnership between her manufacturer, Mattel, and the Girl Scouts.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell after three weeks of increases, edging closer to historically low levels.
U.S. regulators said Thursday that ADT Corp. has settled charges that it deceived consumers by paying people to recommend its home security products on media outlets without disclosing their connection to the company.
Shaq wants to be back in a video game.
The logjam in lending to small businesses is showing signs of clearing. Nearly five years after the recession ended, bankers are lending more and businesses say it’s easier to get loans. Banks are courting company owners and giving them easier terms.
Eight of the Fed’s 12 regions — including Kansas City — reported improved activity. The improvement was depicted as “modest to moderate.” New York and Philadelphia, two regions hit by winter storms and freezing cold, reported a dip in activity.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index traded within a range of about five points, or about a quarter of a percentage point for the whole day, before ending a fraction lower. Investors weighed a tepid hiring survey, some strong company earnings and falling oil prices.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Just try sugar-coating this: The World Health Organization says your daily sugar intake should be just 5 percent of your total calories — half of what the agency previously recommended, according to new draft guidelines published Wednesday.
About three dozen passengers who sailed on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph cruise ship that drifted at sea for days are hoping to collect thousands of dollars apiece as a result of lingering medical and mental problems they say were caused by their nightmarish experience.
U.S. safety regulators are demanding that General Motors turn over reams of documents and other data showing what the company knew and when it found out about a dangerous ignition problem that has been linked to 13 car-crash deaths.
Target Date funds cannot be compared apples to apples.
The restaurant chain said drought and other changes in global weather patterns could limit the availability of guacamole and one or more of its salsas. But a spokesman told avocado fans not to worry.
Relieved investors sent stocks sharply higher on Tuesday after Russia pulled troops back from the border of Ukraine. The rally pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 index to an all-time high, erasing steep losses from Monday, when investors feared that the confrontation between Russia and Ukraine would escalate or even lead to a war.
United Airlines is getting tough on passengers with oversized carry-on bags, even sending some of them back to the ticket counter to check their luggage for a fee.
The new CEO of General Motors is reassuring employees after an embarrassing recall of 1.6 million small cars, telling them that an internal review will bring improvements and prevent similar problems from occurring in the future.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
The federal government is closing an investigation into 1.6 million Ford vehicles that can lose engine power after Ford agreed to a remedy.
The Kansas City tax preparation company has made How big is a billion? the centerpiece of its tax season advertising campaign to illustrate how much money taxpayers fail to claim in filing their returns. Now the company is asking teachers nationwide to turn the slogan into a math assignment for a chance to win grant money of up to $3,000.
Yes, its actually possible to crave the same-old sandwich, salad or last nights leftovers.
Hyundai Motor Co. emphasized improved safety features and a premium image with its fully redesigned Sonata sedan, its latest effort to regain lost U.S. market share and win back South Koreans who're increasingly buying foreign cars.
The Mall of America has secured financing for a $300 million expansion.
U.S. home prices rose in January after three months of declines as a tight supply of properties likely supported prices despite slower sales.
Carmakers are banking on the fast-growing demand for small SUVs to earn new customers in the U.S. and help turn around their businesses in Europe's still-fragile market.
U.S. safety regulators won't be pushing for a recall of thousands of Volkswagens that have the same electric fuses as a model that was recalled.