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The Street: With Northern California recently suffering its worst earthquake in 25 years and the Atlantic hurricane season approaching its peak period, you're probably wondering where it's safe to live — and here are five great options.
The Street: Travelers who are driving out of town for the Labor Day weekend can take advantage of the recent steady decline of gas prices reaching a four-year low.
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The Street: According to the Center for State and Local Government Excellence and the TIAA-CREF Institute, just 18% of public sector employees feel secure about their retirement, compared to 21% two years ago. Teachers, firefighters and police officers were included in the survey's 1,200 participants.
NEW YORK (AP) - Denny's is popping the cork on its first Manhattan location.
Plenty of experts think stocks are about to drop. But many others offer compelling arguments for the rally to continue for years.
U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed in July.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.
Beryl J. Wolk, 85, of Jenkintown, an advertising executive who helped introduce newspaper inserts, cart kiosks, and the 30-minute TV infomercial, died Sunday, Aug. 24, at Holy Redeemer Hospital of complications from a fall.
Local governments in Pennsylvania are turning again to the kinds of derivative deals that backfired during the credit crunch, as the lure of up-front cash and the potential to cut costs prove hard to resist.
With the Ebola epidemic growing in West Africa, drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and the National Institutes of Health said Thursday that they would begin next week the first human trials of a potential vaccine that might help prevent the spread of the virus, which has killed more than 1,500 people.
U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed in July.
Plenty of experts think stocks are about to drop. But many others offer compelling arguments for the rally to continue for years.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope.
ROME (AP) - Fiat says an ongoing tally of investors suggests there are not enough opposed to a merger with Chrysler to derail the deal.
LONDON (AP) - Tesco shares have dropped sharply after Britain's largest retailer by revenue issued another profit warning and slashed its dividend to shareholders by 75 percent.
BEIJING (AP) - China's biggest property developer, Wanda Group, and Internet giants Baidu and Tencent unveiled a new e-commerce venture Friday in a challenge to industry leader Alibaba Group ahead of its U.S. stock offering.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Inflation in the 18 countries that use the euro sank to 0.3 percent in August, a worrying sign of economic weakness that is putting pressure on the European Central Bank to take drastic steps to save a stalling recovery.
BEIJING (AP) - Tesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier announced plans Friday to build 400 charging stations for electric cars in a new bid to promote popular adoption of the technology in China.
Russian hackers attacked JPMorgan Chase & Co. and at least four other banks this month in a coordinated assault that resulted in the loss of gigabytes of customer data, according to two people familiar with the investigation.