Business and Finance

Published on May 12, 2015 - Page 12
Eager to buy your first home this spring? Already own, but want to trade up? Be warned: there’ll be plenty of competition. Bidding wars have broken...
Published on May 12, 2015 - Page 22
MANSFIELD, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in Texas and energy producing states across the nation are rushing to stop local communities from imposing limits...
Published on May 12, 2015 - Page 22
CHAMBERSBURG (AP) — Entries are piling up for a slogan contest being held this year by the North American Manure Expo. The trade show, now in its...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 28
Dear Mr. Berko: Could you please explain quantitative easing in simple English and in terms that I can understand? Because of the new monetary...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 28
Dear Mr. Berko: My husband unexpectedly passed away four years ago. Several years before he died, a life insurance agent insisted on selling us an...
Published on May 9, 2015 - Page 18
Wal-Mart buys one-time Targets NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart, already Canada’s biggest retailer, wasted little time in cementing that title after its...
Published on May 8, 2015 - Page 11
WASHINGTON (AP) —Slightly more Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week. But even with the modest increase, the total number of people...
Published on May 7, 2015 - Page 26
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Although much attention has been paid to autonomous vehicles being developed by Google and traditional car companies, one truck...
Published on May 6, 2015 - Page 17
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) —The health insurer Aetna is ending most coverage of hysterectomies performed with a once-popular device that has drawn warnings...
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 3
Toxic fluids used in drilling and hydraulic fracturing likely escaped an unlined borehole and migrated thousands of feet into a residential drinking-...
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 12
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s wants to simplify, simplify, simplify — but also add a bunch of choices for customers to avoid growing stale. CEO Steve...
Published on May 4, 2015 - Page 7
WEST CHARLTON, N.Y. (AP) — In an online profile of “Our Farmers,” New York City milk bottler Elmhurst Dairy tells the story of how David Wood bought...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 5
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —Billionaire Warren Buffett offered a strong defense of Berkshire Hathaway’s manufactured home unit at the start of Berkshire’s...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 23
Dear Mr. Berko: Our 13-year-old son, on the advice of our family physician, uses marijuana, and it’s been a godsend. I seldom speculate but had an $...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 23
Dear Mr. Berko: What do you think of Jim Cramer’s two books called “Real Money” and “Get Rich Carefully,” which explain how ordinary investors can...
Published on May 2, 2015 - Page 5
NEW YORK — Infomercials that sell shampoos, zit creams and the latest weight loss gadgets can be hard to turn away from. But before you pick up that...
Published on May 2, 2015 - Page 20
WASHINGTON (AP) —More than one in four U.S. renters have to use at least half their family income to pay for housing and utilities. That’s the...
Published on May 1, 2015 - Page 10
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) —The way Cleveland taxes professional athletes who work for short periods of time in the city is unconstitutional because it...
Published on April 30, 2015 - Page 11
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It’s been at least a dozen years, by Danica Patrick’s count, that she has had to worry about sponsorship for her race car. There...
Published on April 30, 2015 - Page 26
SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks is staking out some ground in the world of high-end grounds. The Seattle Times reports that at the company’s new Reserve...

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