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The number of U.S. homeowners who owe more on their homes than they are worth declined to about 6.4 million in the third quarter of 2013, an 11% drop from the previous quarter, a report released Tuesday found.
This year, even bad news has ended up boosting Herbalife Ltd. stock.
Led by positive data on sales of new single-family housing, home-builder confidence ticked up in December, reaching its highest reading in four months.
Ending a practice that some say creates a conflict of interest, British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKiline said Tuesday it would end its practice of paying doctors to promote its drugs.
WASHINGTON -- Consumer prices were unchanged last month, the government said Tuesday, keeping inflation running low as Federal Reserve policymakers start a two-day meeting to decide if the economy is strong enough to begin reducing a key stimulus program.
It’s Tuesday, so you’re probably going to very productive at work today.
Shoppers struck by the urge to purchase Power Rangers action figures at 3 a.m. Tuesday are in luck: Toys R Us will stay open for 87 hours straight from 6 a.m. Saturday through 9 p.m. Christmas Eve.
Federal regulators on Monday sued Anaheim online lender CashCall Inc., accusing the company of unlawfully collecting money from borrowers.
Shares of Herbalife Ltd. stock surged more than 9% Monday after the company said its new accounting firm made "no material changes" after re-auditing three years of the company’s financial statements.
Just over a month after the killing of a Transportation Security Administration officer at Los Angeles International Airport, 59% of those polled by a conservative think tank say TSA agents should be armed.
WASHINGTON -- As Ben S. Bernanke nears the end of his term as Federal Reserve chairman, he is talking more about what may be one of the enduring legacies of his eight-year tenure: the Fed's dramatically expanded communications with the public.
Hanmi Financial Corp., a large community bank based in Los Angeles' Koreatown, is taking a major step out of California by acquiring Central Bancorp, a troubled Garland, Texas, company that also focuses on Asian Americans.
Fewer than 10 days remain until Christmas, and retailers are trying to make the most of the holiday crunch time by luring online shoppers with free delivery offers.
Despite grave concerns over its environmental effects, appetite for coal around the world will continue to grow through 2018, according to a report from the International Energy Agency.
The nation's largest airlines recorded a combined net profit of $3.2 billion in the July-through-September period, more than double the profits from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
U.S. worker productivity jumped in the third quarter, increasing by 3%, the largest increase in nearly four years, the Labor Department reported Monday.
China has blocked imports of shellfish harvested from the U.S. West Coast over reports of arsenic and toxins found in geoduck clams.
Southern California home prices stayed essentially flat in November while sales tumbled during the typically slow fall season.
Several major retailers, including H&M, ASOS and Calvin Klein, have halted production of items made with the fur of angora rabbits following the release of an undercover video showing the animals shrieking as the fibers are pulled from their skin.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday proposed a new rule that would force companies that make antibacterial soaps to prove that their products are effective and safe.