| Nov 19, 2013
"We didn't do a good enough job in terms of how we crafted the law," an apologetic President Obama said this month, shortly after millions of Americans got notices from their health insurance companies that their current policies were going to be canceled...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:27 AM
McDonald's Dollar Menu fans will need to brace themselves for a hike in prices. McDonald's announced Monday that its Dollar Menu will soon be called the Dollar Menu and More to accommodate pricier offerings. The move came shortly after the fast-food chain...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:53 PM
T-Mobile is hoping to attract consumers interested in Apple's latest tablets by offering them free monthly data.
A day after Apple's announcement of the new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display, T-Mobile said it will give users with tablets...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has set the price range of its hotly anticipated initial public offering between $17 and $20 a share, with hopes of raising as much as $1.4 billion.
At $20 a share, Twitter would be valued at about $11 billion. That...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The stock market has maintained its smooth upward pace since the government shutdown ended in mid-October.
Perhaps too smooth.
The record-breaking run that continued Friday is unnerving some on Wall Street who worry that stock prices are getting ahead...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- Prices surprisingly dipped in September, the first decline since the spring, indicating that inflation remains well in check as Federal Reserve policymakers meet to consider if they should reduce a key central bank stimulus effort.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:41 AM
WASHINGTON -- Consumer prices unexpectedly dipped last month, the first decline since the spring, driven by lower gasoline costs, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.
The Consumer Price Index fell a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in October from the...
| Nov 21, 2013
Re "Pentagon's green push has price tag," Nov. 18
The U.S. Navy pioneered the transitions from wind to coal and coal to oil. In the 1950s, it began to use nuclear power to maintain its global advantage. Not one was considered economical at the time, but...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Casa de Liones sits behind gates amid old oaks, walking paths and gardens. Built in the late 1920s, the restored and modernized Tuscan-inspired villa maintains its old world charm.
Location: 370 Via Florence, Pacific Palisades 90272
Asking price: $9....
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — For the growing numbers of home purchasers who care about energy efficiency, it's the ultimate "green" goal: Lenders should recognize the net savings that energy improvements provide to property owners and take them into account when...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Home prices in the nation’s largest metro regions posted strong gains in September, although the pace of those increases slowed in most cities, according to a leading gauge.
The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index of 20 U.S. cities, released...