Business and Finance

Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 23
WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. home prices rose again in July, pulled up by strong gains in Portland, Seattle and Denver. The Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 22
WASHINGTON (AP) —Sales of new homes retreated in August, one month after surging to the highest level in nearly nine years. New home sales dropped 7...
Published on September 26, 2016 - Page 5
KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — In the waters off the coast of Hawaii, a tall buoy bobs and sways in the water, using the rise and fall of the waves to...
Published on September 26, 2016 - Page 5
NEW YORK — Many frequent fliers are buzzing about the latest travel rewards credit card — one that comes with a hefty $450 annual fee but offers a...
Published on September 25, 2016 - Page 24
Dear Mr. Berko: Is there a group called the Plunge Protection Team that is part of the Federal Reserve and is supposed to prevent stock crashes and...
Published on September 25, 2016 - Page 24
Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 1,000 shares of Hilton Worldwide at $29 in March 2015, and the stock’s performance has been a bummer. How will the...
Published on September 24, 2016 - Page 12
MARBLEHEAD, Mass. (AP) — UPS has partnered with robot maker CyPhy Works to test the use of drones to make commercial deliveries to remote or...
Published on September 23, 2016 - Page 5
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A footwear magnate and a racetrack operator behind an effort to persuade New Jersey voters to approve casinos in the northern...
Published on September 23, 2016 - Page 15
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Computer hackers swiped personal information from at least 500 million Yahoo accounts in what is believed to be the biggest...
Published on September 22, 2016 - Page 22
WASHINGTON (AP) — Outraged lawmakers grilled the head of pharmaceutical company Mylan on Wednesday about the cost increase for EpiPens and the...
Published on September 21, 2016 - Page 18
NEW YORK (AP) — Macy’s plans to hire about 83,000 people for the busy holiday shopping season, about equal to the number of hires last year. The new...
Published on September 20, 2016 - Page 11
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Federal Reserve has repeatedly signaled that it’s edging closer to resuming interest rate hikes — it just doesn’t seem to be...
Published on September 18, 2016 - Page 6
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) —Railroad cars equipped with bars for serving alcohol are returning to commuter trains running between New York City and...
Published on September 18, 2016 - Page 23
Dear Mr. Berko: What is your opinion of ADP LLC? The stock seems stuck at the same price it was a year ago. I’m 52. My portfolio is about 80 percent...
Published on September 18, 2016 - Page 23
Dear Mr. Berko: Last November, you told me not to buy General Motors or Ford stock. Well, my stockbroker — whose father, after 31 years, still works...
Published on September 17, 2016 - Page 4
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a Philadelphia casino that is one of Atlantic City’s main competitors is the newest player in New Jersey’s...
Published on September 17, 2016 - Page 8
Americans taking on mortgage debt WASHINGTON (AP) —The Fed’s quarterly report on household wealth showed that Americans’ net worth climbed 1.2...
Published on September 16, 2016 - Page 23
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — U.S. regulators issued an official recall of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 phone on Thursday because of a risk of fire. Samsung...
Published on September 15, 2016 - Page 22
HARRISBURG (AP) — The state has begun its quest to raise (cash from) the dead, holding a statewide auction of 40 “zombie” liquor licenses. All told...
Published on September 15, 2016 - Page 22
LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) — American seed and weed-killer company Monsanto and German medicine and farm chemical maker Bayer are combining in a deal...

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