HBO to offer stand-alone streaming service

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HBO will be offering a stand-alone streaming service starting in 2015…

A wild day on Wall Street ends with Dow down 173


Stocks are ending a wild day mostly lower as indexes recover much of an early plunge…

AAA reports lower gas prices this month

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Bay Area automobile drivers have seen gas prices go down by more than 25 cents compared to a month ago

Nobel to Frenchman for work on industry regulation

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Frenchman Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics for finding ways to encourage competitiveness in industries…

Amazon to open brick-and-mortar store

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Amazon is planning to open its first physical store…

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…