Neil Young has long groused about the way music he and other artists make ends up sounding in the digital age. Now he is introducing his solution: PonoMusic, a combination online music store and playback system that gives listeners access to audiophile quality recordings.
The average account balance in the popular college savings plans known as 529s climbed 14 percent to a record $19,584 in 2013, according to a new report released Tuesday
Gas prices are inching toward $3.50 again, thanks to the so-called “summer blend” that refineries announce they’re transitioning to now.
Southwest Airlines Co. is raising the ante over Dallas Love Field.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were unchanged in Monday's auction.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Comcast Corp. will invest hundreds of millions of dollars in California and Florida theme parks, stepping outside its core business of telecommunications in an effort to boost revenue and profits.
American Airlines and JetBlue Airways Corp. are ending an agreement that allowed travelers to add connections to their itinerary on each other's aircraft.
The Omaha financial guru’s annual shareholders letter is always one of the most anticipated reads by investment pros and financial pundits because of the insights it offers into Buffett’s stock picking strategies. But it’s also full of straightforward, sometimes folksy advice that would strike a chord with younger investors who are just learning the ways of Wall Street.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Visa and MasterCard want banks and retailers to work together on securing customer data and stop blaming each other after a massive data breach during the holiday season.
The federal government's road safety watchdog is ordering child seat maker Graco to explain why it didn't include 1.8 million infant seats in a recent recall for faulty buckles. The company says it will comply with the request.
Consumers increased their borrowing in January on autos and student loans but cut back on their credit card use.
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.
It’s a light week for economic reports and corporate earnings reports. Retail sales numbers for February will be released Thursday.
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.