Americans in November more confident about economy

Americans’ confidence in the economy in November bounced back to its highest level since July…

American Airlines files for bankruptcy protection

The parent company of American Airlines filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday, seeking relief from crushing debt…

Black Friday isn’t the only game in town

Cyber Monday. Green Tuesday. Black Friday. Magenta Saturday…

Small business owners urge residents to shop local

Many self-employed and small businesses want residents to help them put their business in the black…

Online purchases cost state billions unpaid taxes

State officials are reminding those who chose to shop online that some purchases may require payment of use tax…

China agrees to loan Venezuela $4 billion

China has agreed to a new $4 billion loan to help Venezuela boost its oil output…

China tells US to avoid politicizing investment

China appealed to Washington on Friday to avoid politicizing investment…

Health insurance premium hikes

From 2003 to 2010, on average familiy insurance coverage costs jumped 50 percent…

Unemployment aid applications drop

The number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since early April…

Police arrest dozens inside BofA branch in SF

Police have arrested dozens of protesters who stormed a Bank of America branch in downtown San Francisco…