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Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 05:57 PM EDT

Mission Nearly Impossible This Spring: Finding a Home to Buy

Mission Nearly Impossible This Spring: Finding a Home to Buy

Anyone eager to buy a home this spring probably has reasons to feel good. Job growth has been solid. Average pay is rising. And mortgage rates, even after edging up of late, are still near historic lows. And...

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 08:03 AM EDT

Sunoco Selling Most of Its Convenience Stores to 7-Eleven

Sunoco Selling Most of Its Convenience Stores to 7-Eleven

Sunoco is selling most of its convenience stores to 7-Eleven in a deal valued at $3.3 billion as it looks to focus more on its fuel supply business. 7-Eleven Inc. will get about 1,110 convenience stores, mostly...

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 at 09:47 PM EDT

Amazon Refunding Up to $70 Million for Kids' In-App Purchases

Amazon Refunding Up to $70 Million for Kids' In-App Purchases

For any parent whose kid racked up a big bill making in-app purchases on Amazon, a refund may be on the way. The FTC and internet retailing giant Amazon agreed Tuesday to set aside their appeals in a case...

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 at 04:52 PM EDT

Thousands of Defects Found on Oil Train Routes

Thousands of Defects Found on Oil Train Routes

When a freight train derailed in the Montana town of Culbertson, spilling 27,000 gallons of crude oil, investigators blamed the 2015 accident on defective or missing fasteners used to hold the tracks in...

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017 at 04:28 PM EDT

Richmond Fed Head Lacker Resigns, Admits Improper Disclosure

Richmond Fed Head Lacker Resigns, Admits Improper Disclosure

Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, has resigned after acknowledging improper discussions with a financial analyst. In a statement Tuesday, Lacker said that in October 2012 he...

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017 at 06:53 AM EDT

Verizon Creates 'Oath' as New Company to Run Yahoo, AOL

Verizon Creates 'Oath' as New Company to Run Yahoo, AOL

Verizon Communications will create a new company called Oath after it completes its $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo and melds the troubled internet company with its AOL operations. Oath will oversee Yahoo and...

Monday, Apr 3, 2017 at 10:52 PM EDT

Tesla Reports Record Deliveries of Vehicles in 1st Quarter

Tesla Reports Record Deliveries of Vehicles in 1st Quarter

Electric car maker Tesla Inc. says it delivered a record 25,000 vehicles in the first quarter, up 69 percent from the same period last year. Tesla said Sunday that it delivered about 13,450 Model S cars and...

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 at 09:29 PM EDT

Prices Rise for US Housing Market

Prices Rise for US Housing Market

A warmer-than-normal February and a strong stock market are helping to inspire Americans to start house hunting early. Rising prices for homes have also pressured some to make fast offers out of fear of being...

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 02:51 PM EDT

Windows Update Will Bring 3-D, Game Tools, Doodling

Windows Update Will Bring 3-D, Game Tools, Doodling

A major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and better ways to manage your web browsing....

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 01:29 PM EDT

FDA Approves 1st Drug for Aggressive Multiple Sclerosis

FDA Approves 1st Drug for Aggressive Multiple Sclerosis

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk. The Food and Drug Administration approved Ocrevus late...

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