Dow average has biggest drop of the year


It was another wild ride for the stock market as the Dow Jones industrial average had its biggest plunge of the year…

Slower growth for US home prices in August


U.S. home prices increased in August, yet the pace of these gains continues to slow, helping to improve affordability…

Hilton selling Waldorf Astoria New York for $1.95B


Hilton Worldwide is selling the Waldorf Astoria New York to Chinese insurance company Anbang Insurance Group Co…

The business of flipping luxury cars


The market for luxury cars is growing. And it’s not just car dealers who are cashing in on the profits….

Surge of hiring cuts US jobless rate to 5.9%


U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September and helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent…

76M households hit by JPMorgan data breach

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New revelations by JPMorgan Chase add to increasing doubts over the security of consumer information…

Bill Gates ranked richest American by Forbes


Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates topped Forbes’ latest list of the 400 richest Americans for the 21st straight year…

US Home sales holding back in fall

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US Home sales holding back in fall…

Gas prices falling, headed below $3 in much of US

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The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a “2” across much the country…

Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10%


Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season…