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Business U.S. consumer spending edges up in June U.S. consumer spending edges up in June
Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items.
Business U.S. paychecks grow at record-slow pace in 2nd quarter U.S. paychecks grow at record-slow pace in 2nd quarter
U.S. wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 33 years, stark evidence that stronger hiring isn't lifting paychecks much for most Americans. The slowdown also likely reflects a sharp drop-off in bonus and incentive pay for some workers.
Business Tough week for social media stocks - no one is spared Tough week for social media stocks - no one is spared
It hasn't been an easy week in social media, despite double-digit revenue growth from Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Investors are looking beyond headline numbers and finding reasons to sell.
Business US home rental prices rise again in June US home rental prices rise again in June
U.S. home rental prices climbed much faster than incomes in June. But there are signs of slowing momentum around major job hubs such as New York, Los Angeles and Washington.
Business Bleisure: Table for one? Dining alone on a business trip Bleisure: Table for one? Dining alone on a business trip
A business trip might leave you too tired to venture out for dinner. But if you're up for something beyond room service or hotel restaurants, a good meal out is one way to brighten up long days spent in meetings. Here are some strategies for dining out while traveling for work.
Business Average U.S. vehicle age hits record 11½ years Average U.S. vehicle age hits record 11½ years
The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11.5 years old, according to consulting firm IHS Automotive, a sign of the increased reliability of today's vehicles and the lingering impact of the sharp drop in new car sales during the recession.
Business Orders for U.S. durable goods jump 3.4 percent in June Orders for U.S. durable goods jump 3.4 percent in June
Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods posted a sizable gain in June, but the advance was fueled by higher demand for commercial aircraft. Outside of this volatile category, a key category that represents business investment rose by a far more modest amount.
Business U.S. appeals court rejects apartheid cases against Ford, IBM U.S. appeals court rejects apartheid cases against Ford, IBM
Victims of apartheid in South Africa cannot sue IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Corp. in New York because they cannot show that the companies' alleged offending behavior occurred in the United States, a federal appeals court said Monday.
Business Greece, creditors get down to business on bailout deal Greece, creditors get down to business on bailout deal
Technical talks over Greece's third bailout in five years are poised to start in the next day or so as negotiators representing the country's creditors continued arriving in Athens Monday.
Business Fiat Chrysler to buy back about 300,000 pickups
Fiat Chrysler will buy back about 300,000 Ram pickup trucks in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a potentially expensive deal with U.S. safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two-dozen recalls, two people briefed on the matter say.