The maker of Cheerios and Chex cereals and such brands as Bisquick and Betty Crocker has quietly added language to its website to alert consumers that they give up their right to sue the company if they download coupons, “join” it in online communities such as Facebook, enter a company-sponsored sweepstakes or contest, or interact with it in a variety of other ways. It even suggests that buying its products would bind consumers to those terms.
Chinese social media company Weibo Corp.'s shares soared in their U.S. market debut Thursday.
Ontel Products Corp. is recalling 170,000 Isometric exercise devices known as the ISO7X due to the risk that the handle grips will break and send parts flying.
Lowe's Home Centers has agreed to pay a $500,000 federal penalty in settling claims that its contractors in at least nine states broke environmental rules for addressing lead paint dust during home renovation projects, two federal agencies announced Thursday.
Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will sell high-end Lincoln cars in China for the first time later this year when it opens eight dealerships in seven cities.
Target is taking aim at rival Amazon by expanding a service that regularly delivers products to shoppers' homes.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell this week for the second straight week as the spring home-buying season begins.
Investors drove stock prices to their highest level in a week Wednesday, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and reassuring U.S. and Chinese economic data. Major U.S. stock indexes notched their third day of gains in a row. Yahoo and Delta Air Lines were among the companies posting big gains.
Ten of the Fed’s 12 regions, including Kansas City, reported an increase in economic activity, according to the Beige Book survey. In most places, the Fed described the improvement as “modest or moderate.” Only Cleveland and St. Louis reported slower growth.
After a nearly 20-year absence, Italian car maker Alfa Romeo is returning to the U.S. market.
We soon could know the identity of the manufacturer — only known now as "Company Doe" — in a product safety case that has been linked to a child's death.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
The Center for Science in the Public Interest on Wednesday called on the national chain to stop using a partially hydrogenated margarine-butter blend that it says appears to be responsible for dangerously high levels of trans fat in the food it serves. The company could not immediately be reached for comment.
Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with a limited-edition model and a display atop the Empire State Building.
U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction.
IPOs are having their best start to a year since 2000. Eighty-nine companies have raised $19 billion through sales of new stock so far in 2014, according to Dealogic. But demand for more offerings depends largely on the health of the broader market, and after last week's sell-off, the clamor from buyers may quiet down.
Stocks managed a late-afternoon rebound for the second time in two days as investors seemed to brush off a report of lower confidence among homebuilders and simmering tensions in the Ukraine. The late rally even gave a lift to tech stocks like Google and Intel, which had weighed on the market much of the day.
The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it approved a new injectable drug from GlaxoSmithKline plc for adults with Type 2 diabetes.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
The nation's top cigarette makers said Tuesday they have made about $6 billion in annual payments as part of a longstanding settlement in which some companies are paying states for smoking-related health care costs.
Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration has approved its new tablet for grass allergies, Grastek, for patients five to 65 years old.
Most years, more than three out of four Americans who file a tax return get some money back. Last year, the average refund was $2,800. If you’re in line for a refund, I know you’re already thinking about all the things you can do with that money! And in many cases, you’ve already spent it in your head many times over.
The Affordable Care Acts insurance coverage provisions will be less costly to the federal budget than first projected and premiums for a key health plan are expected to rise by about 6 percent a year, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday.
Lower U.S. gasoline prices kept consumer inflation in check last month, helping to offset higher costs for food and clothing.
The number of Americans who say they've had important personal information stolen online is on the rise, according to a Pew Research Center report released Monday.