Published on October 15, 2017 - Page 3
NEW YORK (AP) — Girls are finally getting a bigger role in Thomas the Tank Engine’s boy-dominated world. Mattel will add two female main characters...
Published on October 15, 2017 - Page 5
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree —in marijuana. Northern Michigan University in Marquette began its...
Published on October 15, 2017 - Page 6
The predictions for this year’s holiday shopping season are upbeat, with several forecasts for an industrywide sales increase between 3.5 percent and...
Published on October 15, 2017 - Page 9
Dear Mr. Berko: Sears finally reported a profit last May — $2.28 a share. My stockbroker had me buy 1,000 shares in early June at $7 because he...
Published on October 15, 2017 - Page 9
Dear Mr. Berko: My brother-in-law, who is a longtime human resources officer with a New York Stock Exchange brokerage, told me that the Financial...
Published on October 14, 2017 - Page 4
DETROIT (AP) — Responding to consumer concerns about exhaust fumes, Ford is offering to inspect and repair Explorer SUVs at no cost to owners. Ford...
Published on October 14, 2017 - Page 12
WASHINGTON (AP) —It’s the biggest increase in Social Security benefits since 2012. But the annual cost-of-living adjustment announced Friday still...
Published on October 13, 2017 - Page 27
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol is considering another type of surveillance balloon to spot illegal activity. It’s part of an effort to see...
Published on October 12, 2017 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) —Walmart has its eye on the premium diaper market, as more people are getting automatic shipments from online sellers and the company...
Published on October 12, 2017 - Page 8
NEW YORK — You fell in love with a sofa online. But when it arrived you found it doesn’t fit or isn’t as comfy as it appeared. Online furniture...
Published on October 12, 2017 - Page 11
Amazon to let teens shop on their own NEW YORK (AP) — Teens will soon be able to shop on Amazon on their own, without having to beg mom or dad each...
Published on October 11, 2017 - Page 5
VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian law that forbids any kind of full-face covering including Islamic veils has claimed an unusual victim —a man wearing a...
Published on October 11, 2017 - Page 12
NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Pfizer may be done selling ChapStick, Advil, Robitussin and other non-prescription brands. The pharmaceutical giant is...
Published on October 10, 2017 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump is taking a step toward a long-sought Republican goal of allowing insurance to be sold across state lines....
Published on October 10, 2017 - Page 12
NEW YORK — Online sales have divided retailers into two camps: the quick and the dead. To that end, Walmart is altering its policies to speed...
Published on October 8, 2017 - Page 10
Dear Mr. Berko: This is our third request for a copy of your column. Two years ago, our investment club read and discussed what you wrote about 10...
Published on October 8, 2017 - Page 10
Dear Mr. Berko: My 19-year-old daughter is a saver and wants to buy 47 shares of Nike. I don’t know enough about stocks to advise her. What can you...
Published on October 7, 2017 - Page 6
Hurricanes cause rare monthly job loss but rebound likely WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. lost 33,000 jobs in September because of hurricanes Harvey and...
Published on October 6, 2017 - Page 11
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Dannon, the maker of Oikos yogurt, cut ties with spokesman Cam Newton on Thursday following what the company perceives as “sexist”...
Published on October 5, 2017 - Page 13
BEACH, N.D. (AP) — Students at a small high school in the North Dakota Badlands were treated to a rock concert mixed with financial advice. The band...

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