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Years After Tragedy, Mother Claims Victory in New Rental Car Protections
As of today, for the first time, federal law prevents rental car companies from renting out vehicles that are subject to safety recall until they have been fixed – the result of a years-long campaign by the mother of two young women killed in a rental car that she says never should have been on the
4 Rental Car Companies Support Law to Stop Rental of Recalled Cars
Enterprise, Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and National all agree to support a federal law.
Will Isaac Push Up Gas Prices?
Morning Business Memo: The giant storm now moving over the Gulf of Mexico could have a direct impact on consumers wallets – pushing up the price of gas. Energy companies are scrambling ahead of Isaac – evacuating workers from oil and natural gas platforms, and...
New Law Would Block Rental of Recalled Cars
Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act Named for Sisters Who Died in Recalled Car Rented From Enterprise
Is Your Rental Car Safe?
When you rent a car of course you expect a late model that's up to date and pretty safe to drive but as ABC's Miller now tells us that is not always the case. And now a campaign to change all that. Good morning some. Good morning Robin Paula before you even drive out of the parking lot your rental
Sen. Boxer: Avis, Enterprise, Dollar Won't Sign Pledge to Stop Renting Recalled Cars
Mom Whose Daughters Died in Crash Demands Rental Car Companies Stop Renting Recalled Cars
Stocks Begin the Day Higher
Ringing the bell today Connor he's the CEO. And there is the opening bell for this Wednesday September 14 hello everyone I'm Stephanie in New York Dow futures were up this morning before the bell. Joining to discuss all your business headlines is Allan great and from Bloomberg TV hello Allan good
Stock Markets Open at 2-Week High
Stocks are pretty stagnant after multiple down days but a couple of crucial economic indicators. And the government attempting to address growing debt concerns should move the markets today. You're worth a look at this and some of the day's other business news Bloomberg reporter Sheila and good
Rental cars also going smoke-free
Frequent business traveler Bill Perigo says all car-rental companies should follow the lead of smoke-free hotels and prohibit smoking in their vehicles. "Cars are so much smaller than hotel rooms," says Perigo, a consultant in Woodstock, Md. Four car-rental brands have already gotten the message.
Leverage and low prices help heat up hot funds
Suddenly, the 100% club isn't so exclusive anymore. An astonishing 426 stock mutual funds have soared 100% or more since the Standard & Poor's 500 index bottomed March 9. The average stock fund is up 65%. The top-performing fund, Direxion Financial Bull 3X, has rocketed to a 560% gain, according to