Business & Real Estate

1 in 4 US renters must use half their pay for housing costs

More than one in four U.S. renters have to use at least…

$100 million for a home? Luxury buyers reach a new threshold

The poshest of luxury homes are acquiring the cachet of a masterwork…

Why some trends sapping US growth may persist, others won't

The U.S. economy nearly stopped growing in the January-March quarter, squeezed by…

Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after government pushback

What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire…

Greece under fire from creditors as bailout talks drag

European creditors turned up the heat on Greece Friday to deliver an…

Deutsche Bank to pay $2.5B for interest rate violations

Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay $2.5 billion in a settlement with…

Hello? 8M phone calls unanswered as IRS cut taxpayer service

The IRS' overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million…

Low wages, trade deals luring auto plants and jobs to Mexico

Mexico has become the most attractive place in North America to build…

Google shaking up search recommendations on smartphones

Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends…

Greek 'day of reckoning' shakes stock markets

Fear that Greece could default on its debt and abandon the euro…

Only small number of Jeeps fixed 2 years after recall began

Nearly two years after agreeing to recall 1.56 million older Jeeps that…

Airline passengers have more to complain about, report finds

Think flying is getting worse? A pair of university researchers who track…

What's in a hotel name? Guests try to decipher the mystery

Today's traveler faces a bewildering choice of hotel brands with similar-sounding and…

Sprint to pay $15.5M to settle case over wiretapping costs

Sprint Communications has agreed to pay $15.5 million to settle a lawsuit…

LinkedIn buying Lynda.com for $1.5 billion

LinkedIn will buy Lynda.com for about $1.5 billion in a cash-and-stock deal,…

Volunteer pilots help doomed dogs land new chance at life

For some dogs, a chance at the good life takes off when…

Summer gas prices expected to be 32 percent lower this year

Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years,…

Euro falls near $1, but European goods remain pricey

Americans hunting for a bargain on a new Beemer, bottle of Chateau…

Labor issues to pressure McDonald's despite pay bump

A pay bump for workers at some McDonald's restaurants isn't likely to…