Business & Real Estate

Greece braces for talks with Germany amid market relief

Greece's new anti-bailout government confirmed it will hold meetings with lead lender…

Obama's record budget: Tax the rich, help middle class

Promising to help America's middle class, President Barack Obama on Monday sent…

Consumers fuel steady US economy as rest of world struggles

There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right…

Germany to Greece: Don't mess with us over debt, austerity

Greece and its European bailout creditors were in open dispute Friday, with…

Obama calls for spending surge, buoyed by rising economy

Declaring an end to "mindless austerity," President Barack Obama called for a…

FTC clears Albertsons' purchase of Safeway

NEW YORK — Supermarket chain Albertsons says U.S. regulators have approved its…

Surgeon general: 'Desperate need of clarity' on e-cigarettes

Public health officials are "in desperate need of clarity" on electronic cigarettes…

$2 gasoline: Good times keep rolling at the pump

At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of…

California unemployment falls to 7 percent; few new jobs

California's unemployment rate fell to 7 percent in December, a drop of…

US jobless aid applications drop for 1st time in 4 weeks

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week for the…

From car lots to city budgets, cheap oil means change

Cheap oil doesn't only mean cheaper gas in the tank. It means…

Litany of problems pushes Target into giving up on Canada

Target is giving up on its money-losing foray into Canada after just…

We burn 2.7 million gallons a minute, so why's oil so cheap?

The world burns enough oil-derived fuels to drain an Olympic-sized swimming pool…

Tiny Cokes: Less guilt means more money for makers

Americans want to cut back on soda, and they're willing to pay…

GOP legislators thwart bids to expand Medicaid

Governors across the political spectrum are hitting a roadblock in their bids…

Questions and answers about traveling to Cuba

Don't rush to book that flight to Cuba just yet. While the…

Apple wins class-action lawsuit over iPod prices

A federal jury decided Tuesday that Apple didn't compete unfairly when it…

Teen retailers get the cold shoulder for holidays

Being a teen can be tough, but catering to one is even…

These retailers could use some holiday cheer

The holiday shopping season is always a make-or-break period for struggling retailers.…

House plans to extend tax breaks through December

The House is moving Wednesday to extend a massive package of expired…