| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Strong August auto sales numbers revealed a problem last month that Ford, General Motors and Chrysler once would have begged for -- not enough cars to sell.
All three automakers posted double-digit gains in sales last month and they reported tight...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:25 AM
ATLANTA -- Despite double-digit price gains in many markets, the housing outlook is bubble free for now as the sector recovers over the next several years, experts say.
Kicking off a panel of economists addressing a gathering of journalists, Lawrence...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:03 PM
The broadcast television advertising market is in full swing, with the top-rated CBS network once again leading the pack.
By Friday afternoon, CBS was close to finishing its advance advertising sales for the 2013-14 television season, notching rate...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:24 AM
ATLANTA -- Would-be home buyers who are frustrated by rising home prices and low inventory may have to wait a few years for relief, real estate experts told a conference on Wednesday.
Institutional investors, who have been driving the market with...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:53 PM
Apple Inc.'s success at avoiding billions of dollars in U.S. taxes through some (apparently) legal maneuvers has tax pundits pointing their guns at the corporate tax system. The case has revived numerous hoary cures for the supposed evil of corporate...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:23 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out what to do this weekend.
The Skinny: Loyal readers know what a big fan I was of ABC's "Nashville." That's why last night's season finale was such a disappointment. What was once a cool breeze on a humid night is...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co. stumbled hard in its first quarter, with same-store sales diving 15% and profit missing Wall Street’s expectations.
The company, fresh off a mea culpa over Chief Executive Mike Jeffries’ controversial...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:05 PM
A frustrating housing market for Southland buyers swelled in April as prices surged and inventory tightened.
Homes sold at the fastest clip for that month in seven years, as regular buyers and investors snapped up more than 21,000 homes in the six-...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 6:46 PM
WASHINGTON — The nation's sluggish recovery can't seem to catch a break.
Persistent federal spending cuts and a slowdown in business investments thwarted hopes for stronger economic growth in the first quarter, setting up more modest gains in jobs...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 4:06 PM
When he died in 1974, George Abraham Simmons left a bulky legacy: boxes and boxes of drugstore pills, salves and potions — enough to fill multiple cargo containers.
What to do with it all? His family was stumped.
Pharmaceuticals and botanicals,...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Everlane, the Los Angeles-based, Web-only clothing and accessories company with a less-is-more philosophy, offers an "at-cost pop-up" deal: a belt for $15, which is exactly what it cost to produce, without any additional markup....