Consumer Report
Nov 29, 2014 6:24am

How Cyber Monday Is Different From Black Friday

Besides the obvious difference of shopping in the comfort of your home, Cyber Monday differs from Black Friday as a key bargain-hunting day in significant ways. Traditionally, Cyber Monday emphasized deals on electronic goods, but these days it has turned into a mammoth Cyber Week… Read More »

Companies Economy
Nov 28, 2014 8:56am

Oil Prices Tank on OPEC Decision

Morning Money Memo: Oil prices continue to sink this morning, down 6 percent on news that the oil-producing nations of OPEC rejected increasing calls to lower oil production output amid falling prices. The decision sent prices plummeting this morning, as investors were looking for decisive… Read More »

Consumer Report
Nov 26, 2014 9:07am

OPEC Divided Over Plunging Price of Oil

Morning Money Memo… OPEC producers are split as the price of oil hits a four-year low. The 12-member group will meet later this week in Vienna, Austria. The recent 30 percent drop in global prices has cut the amount of money OPEC countries take in… Read More »

Nov 25, 2014 8:34am

Amazon (AMZN), Target (TGT), Macy’s (M) Speed-up Holiday Deliveries

Morning Money Memo… Amazon, Target, and Macys are speeding up their delivery plans for the holidays as online shopping continues to grow. Some sites are including new overnight and same-day delivery options. Quick delivery is important for retailers as they head into the holiday shopping… Read More »

Nov 24, 2014 9:33am

WalMart (WMT) Vs. Amazon (AMZN)

Morning Money Memo… Amazon is getting a run for its money as the holiday season kicks into high gear. But the firm that revolutionized online shopping is facing more competition for the holidays from brick-and-mortar rivals. “Amazon should be worried,” says Poonam Goyal of Bloomberg… Read More »

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Consumer Report
Nov 22, 2014 7:42am

3 Secrets to Shopping at Outlet Stores This Holiday Season

With exactly one week until Black Friday, shoppers are trying to get a jump on their holiday shopping and hitting the stores this weekend. According to the NPD Group, nearly a quarter of shoppers will be out and about looking for name-brand products at discount… Read More »

Nov 21, 2014 10:31am

Dow Hits New High

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading at new highs today thanks to an interest rates cut by the People’s Bank of China and the suggestion of new stimulus by the European Central Bank. As of 10 a.m., the Dow was up about 162 points…. Read More »

Nov 21, 2014 9:07am

Markets Get Boost on China Decision, ECB

Morning Money Memo… Markets worldwide are getting a boost this morning after a slew of positive policy news for investors.  China’s central bank cut interest rates overnight for the first time in over two years in an effort to boost slowing growth. European Central Bank… Read More »

Nov 19, 2014 9:24am

Takata Pressed to Expand Airbag Recall Nationwide

Morning Money Memo… Federal highway safety regulators want to expand the Takata airbag recall to cover the entire country. Five deaths have been linked to exploding air bags. So far, more than 14 million recalls have been issued globally. Until now, the U.S. recalls of… Read More »

Nov 18, 2014 8:48am

Drugmaker Purchase Part of Wave of Corporate Mergers

Morning Money Memo… Two new takeover deals on Wall Street are just the latest examples of a wave of big corporate mergers. Many large companies recently have gone on a buying spree, taking advantage of soaring stock prices and cheap debt to make takeover bids…. Read More »