Saturday, January 31, 2015
The Federal Reserve has declared economic growth “solid.” But several new reports show most Americans are treading along a dangerous financial tightrope, where one slip could be devastating.
Ford Motor Co. is putting a tough year behind it and promising big things despite a bumpy global market.
Just four bits of information gleaned from a shopper's credit card can be used to identify almost anyone, suggesting that even anonymous big data sets can breach individual privacy, researchers said Thursday.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week after four straight weeks of declines, while remaining near historically low levels.
Friday, January 30, 2015
The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept its “patient” tack on an interest rate hike as it upgraded its view of the U.S. economy, signaling a June move remained in play.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The Dow fell more than 350 points in early trade Tuesday following several disappointing earnings reports from big companies and a surprising drop in durable goods orders.
Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods dropped sharply in December, dragged lower by a big decline in demand for commercial aircraft.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Twenty-eight oil companies and retailers have agreed to settle litigation claiming customers were knowingly overcharged when gas station fuel temperatures rose, plaintiffs announced Friday.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
U.S. home rental prices continued to climb at a modest pace in December, but rapidly escalating costs in cities such as San Francisco and Denver suggest that apartment dwellers are facing more financial pressure.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Construction of new homes rebounded in December, helping to push activity for the entire year to the highest level since the peak of the housing boom nine years ago.