Archive for February, 2018

As more business leaders take a stand on fraught political issues, some find they pay a price by angering consumers on the other side.

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On Wednesday, the Senate Rules Committee agreed to remove a jet fuel tax exemption from a bill that could hit the Senate floor on Thursday.

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<p>U.S. stocks fell sharply in choppy trade Wednesday, giving up earlier gains, as Wall Street wrapped up a volatile month for the major averages.</p><p></p>

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Dick’s Sporting Goods announced on Wednesday that it would stop selling assault-style rifles in all of its stores, a direct reaction to the February 14 high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead.&nbsp;

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<p>U.S. stocks erased earlier gains on Wednesday as Wall Street wrapped up a volatile month for the major averages.</p>

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Home-purchase contract signings fell at the fastest pace in nearly 8 years and touched a 3-year low, suggesting the inventory crunch is really starting to bite.

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<p>U.S. stocks traded higher on Wednesday as interest rates stabilized, putting the major averages closer to the levels seen before their 10 percent pullback.</p>

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For General Motors Co., the new GMC Sierra pickup truck that hits dealerships this fall can’t come soon enough.

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<p>U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday as interest rates stabilized, putting the major averages closer to the levels seen before their 10 percent pullback.</p>

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Five states demand small payments from those who gained coverage under the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion, but enrollees often face few consequences if they don't make their remittances.

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Don't make a mistake you'll regret later.

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U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher ahead of Wednesday’s open, as investors tried to shrug off concerns following a testimony by the chair of the Federal Reserve.

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Amazon is buying Ring, the smart doorbell maker it backed through its Alexa Fund.

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Already grappling with upstart rivals and the rise of e-commerce, personal-care and packaged-foods makers now face the threat of voice-search assistants that often offer customers just one or two product options.

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Do your children dream of YouTube stardom? Do them a favor: Crush that ambition now.

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