| Sep 1, 2013
Dear Liz: How long must I be punished for my ex's poor payment history? In our divorce he agreed to pay the credit cards and other bills. He defaulted and has filed for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. My credit scores plummeted, and recently one of the cards I...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Apple Inc. reported solid fiscal third-quarter earnings Tuesday, with profit and revenue that beat expectations, and said it set a new June quarter record for number of iPhones sold.
The Cupertino, Calif., tech company posted profit of $6.9 billion,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:10 AM
WellPoint, the country's second-largest insurer, beat Wall Street expectations in the second quarter, seeing its profit jump 24% as lower medical costs partly helped the Indianapolis-based company post strong results.
WellPoint, which runs Anthem Blue...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Lowe's fiscal second-quarter earnings provided even further evidence that the housing recovery is boosting the economy.
Lowe's Cos. on Wednesday reported that earnings for the quarter that ended Aug. 2 jumped 26% to $941 million, or 88 cents a share,...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Netflix Inc.'s investment in original content continues to pay dividends for the movie and TV subscription service.
The new season of the quirky situation comedy "Arrested Development" helped attract more viewers to Netflix, pushing the number of...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:25 AM
WASHINGTON -- UBS said Monday it agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by U.S. regulators alleging the Swiss banking giant misrepresented mortgage-backed securities sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the years leading up to the subprime-loan meltdown....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:20 PM
NEW YORK — Investors pushed major U.S. indexes to a fresh round of all-time highs this week after strong profit reports from Wall Street banks were seen as another sign that the economy is improving.
Citigroup Inc., Goldman Sachs and Morgan...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Enjoy the stock market's latest record while you can.
The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index both turned in fresh highs Thursday, propelled by favorable earnings and a drop in jobless claims.
Share prices also got a boost...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:24 AM
The housing recovery and improving economy led Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home improvement retailer, to post better-than-expected second-quarter earnings, which jumped 17% over the same period last year.
The Atlanta-based company reported...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:05 AM
The last six years have been remarkable for Silicon Valley.
The launch of the first iPhone in 2007 accelerated the pace of disruption and had the kind of impact on consumers and businesses the dot-com bubble once promised but failed to deliver.
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:48 PM
The Dole Food Co. agreed Monday to sell all its remaining shares to the company's chairman and chief executive, David H. Murdock, taking the Westlake Village produce giant private in a sweetened deal valued at $1.2 billion.
The 90-year-old Los Angeles...