Stories about Money

Jul 27 2016

USA home price gains slow; new home sales pick up

For the 12 months ending in May, the index was up 5 percent. In the past week, we have seen various data releases on the state of the housing market and the data pain...

Jul 27 2016

Lawrence County Has Upstate NY's Highest Jobless Rate

Senior State Economist David Bullard says Teton County is the only one in the state to have a lower jobless rate last month (2.6 percent) than in June of 2015 (2.9 percen...

Jul 26 2016

Lindsay Lohan Accuses Fiancé Egor Tarabasov of Cheating, Hints at Pregnancy

The video of Saturday's incident surfaced after the weekend when Lohan posted a series of odd Instagram posts about her relationship with Tarabasov. "She had never ...

Jul 23 2016

Dollar heads for 1.5% weekly fall on Reserve Bank signals

The kiwi traded at 70.03 U.S. cents at 5pm in Wellington, from 69.88 cents late yesterday and down from 71.09 cents a week ago. The trade-weighted index declined to 75.33...

Jul 22 2016

'Pokemon Go' More Popular Than Facebook Or Twitter; Successful Nintendo Revival Story

Twenty-one million people! For context, the U.S. as a whole has a population of around 319 million, meaning that within a week of launch, one in about every 15 people a...

Jul 22 2016

UnitedHealthcare mentioned in the big anti-merger filings

The attorney general's office said Thursday the proposed merger would reduce, in about one-third of the state's counties, competition among health plans that are privatel...

Jul 20 2016

Turkish President Compares Military Coup Attempt to Terrorist Attack

Despite leaders of Europe and the USA calling on Turkey to respect the rule of law in the aftermath of the putsch, Erdogan has pushed ahead with a swift purging of the ...

Jul 18 2016

SoftBank to buy Britain's ARM Holdings for $31 billion

ARM licenses its technology to other technology companies like Apple and Samsung Electronics. SoftBank could not immediately be reached for comment. We will have to w...

Jul 13 2016

Province supports Vancouver vacant homes tax

This is an attempt to increase the supply of rental housing, which now sits at 0.6 per cent. De Jong said the city would be responsible for day-to-day administration, b...

Jul 11 2016

Ghostbusters stars dismiss 'stupid' criticism of all-female reboot

And to appease his fiercest critics - the fans - Feig offered several of the original cast members roles in the new movie. And it's such a beloved movie. I know I will. "...

Jul 10 2016

Volkswagen to pay Texas $50 million in civil penalties

If the $15.3 billion settlement with owners and government agencies announced Tuesday is approved by a federal judge - which could happen as early as this fall - Volksw...

Jul 09 2016

Lyft Premiere will compete with Uber's more luxurious "Black" option

Premier Mode will kick off first in San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, and New York City. There's no word on when it may roll out to a wider audience, but the company...

Jul 08 2016

Brexit Provides Lucky Break for US Homeowners

The rate on five-year adjustable rate mortgages slipped to 2.68 percent from 2.70 percent last week. After the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union, invest...

Jul 07 2016

Amazon Prime Day to bring tons of deals next week

The biggest savings, of course, are reserved for next Tuesday, July 12 , when more than 100,000 items will go on sale throughout the day. Nearly twice the amount of TV...

Jul 07 2016

Typhoon Nepartak nears Taiwan; landfall unclear

Nepartak leaped from tropical storm to Category 5 equivalent of a tropical cyclone on July 5, intensifying since. This should become clearer over the next few days, wit...

Jul 06 2016

No domestic violence charges against Edsel Ford II

Ford, 67, was expected to be released after prosecutors decided not to file misdemeanor domestic violence charges following an altercation with his wife late on Monday at...

Jul 05 2016

A Very Pleasing 2017 Porsche Panamera

For the ultimate performance enthusiasts with a view of carrying four at the same time, Porsche are ready to launch an even faster Porsche Panamera. The auto is still ins...

Jul 05 2016

Thirteen suspects charged in deadly Istanbul airport bombings, reports say

The death of a Jordanian child brought the toll from this week's Istanbul airport attack to 45, media reported today, as a scare sparked fresh jitters in Turkey's bigge...

Jul 02 2016

Protesters rally outside South Africa's state broadcaster

Dubbed #BlackFriday, the protest was organised by journalists via social media under #journalistrights and #notinmyname to support their counterparts at the public broadc...

Jul 02 2016

Goa defamed? Kejriwal says political parties encouraging sex tourism

During his two-day July tour, Kejriwal was scheduled to visit the Somnath-Rajkot belt in Saurashtra and Surat in south Gujarat, both considered as strongholds of the Pati...