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Stock market surges after China trade talk news, Walmart sales
August 16, 2018
U.S. stocks surged Thursday as China and the U.S. prepare to hold their first trade discussions in months, a potential sign of progress toward ending the trade war between them. Walmart is surging after the retailer said its sales climbed in second quarter.
Chipotle to retrain all workers on food safety after hundreds fall ill in Ohio
August 16, 2018
Customers were sickened after eating at a Chipotle in Ohio recently. The company said it plans to retrain all of its employees nationwide in food safety.
In the market for a minivan? Consider these crash test results for Honda, Chrysler, Toyota
August 16, 2018
The Honda Odyssey and Chrysler Pacifica qualify as 2018 Top Safety Picks in the latest passenger-side crash tests, but the Toyota Sienna "stumbled." The tests evaluate what happens when the front corner of the passenger-side strikes a stationary object while the car is traveling at 40 mph.
Automakers focus on car concepts -- fast and electric -- for Monterey
August 17, 2018
Customers may be buying SUVs, but the Monterey Week of Cars is about cars
People are tipping 100 percent in reaction to low service industry pay
August 16, 2018
The #TipTheBill social media challenge encourages restaurant diners to tip the amount of their entire bill.
T-Mobile adds free Pandora Plus subscription as latest wireless perk
August 16, 2018
T-Mobile has partnered with Pandora for music streaming, becoming the latest wireless company to offer a music service as part of its unlimited plans. The new perk will be available to subscribers August 28 through the wireless carrier's "T-Mobile Tuesday's" app.
Back-to-school smoking: Juul Labs e-cigarette sales growth vexes teachers
August 16, 2018
Juul is growing in popularity and racking up revenue. It's also vexing parents and teachers who want to discourage young people from nicotine intake.
Walmart makes headway in battle with Amazon as online sales soar
August 16, 2018
Walmart is making headway in its pitched battle with Amazon, with its online sales soaring 40% in the most recent quarter. That's a sign its moves to bolster its e-commerce business by ramping up fashion, adding thousands of new choices, and scooping up other, niche sites, is paying off.
Taco Bell puts some bite into new Rattlesnake Fries
August 16, 2018
The spicy fries and another fiery version show it is making a bigger play into potato products
I took a DNA test from GenoPalate and it told me to eat elk and passion fruit
August 16, 2018
Eating for your genes is now possible, through a startup called GenoPalate that analyzes your DNA to produce personalized nutrition plans. Based on my DNA, for instance, I should be chomping daily on raspberries and turnip greens. Elk should be a meat of choice.
FDA approves first generic EpiPen in blow to Mylan
August 16, 2018
The EpiPen is getting competition. The Food and Drug Administration has approved what it described as the first official generic version of the EpiPen, a life-saving treatment for severe allergic reactions. The generic device's maker, Teva Pharmaceuticals, is a rival to Mylan's brand-name version.
Aldi says drink to Advent with a different bottle of wine every day
August 16, 2018
Aldi will release two Advent calendars at its U.S. stores this November – one for wine and another for cheese.
This nickel is worth way more than 5 cents
August 16, 2018
Only 5 of them were ever produced.
Amazon may be buying Landmark Theaters
August 16, 2018
Amazon may be buying Landmark theaters.
Google employees sign petition protesting work on secret Chinese search engine project
August 16, 2018
Hundreds of Google employees have signed a petition protesting a secret project to develop a search engine for China, the latest example of tech workers rebelling against corporate policies that push moral boundaries.
Is Retail Dead? Not yet: Nordstrom sales soar, continuing retail's rally
August 16, 2018
Upscale department store Nordstrom saw sales soar in the last quarter, becoming the latest company to defy predictions that traditional retailers are flailing.
FDA approves generic EpiPen
August 16, 2018
The FDA has approved the first official generic version of the EpiPen, a life-saving device for people with severe allergies.
This is your last chance to get All-Clad cookware at an amazing price
August 16, 2018
Use the code "ACSUMMER18" to access the 48-hour sale.
'Journalists are not the enemy': 350 media outlets push back against Trump rhetoric
August 16, 2018
Led by The Boston Globe, editorials from more than 350 news outlets across the U.S. expressed the need for freedom of press in a democracy.
I stopped using disposable straws for 2 weeks—here's how it went
August 16, 2018
How I embraced the new trend of banning straws.
Your flip flops are gross—here's how to clean them
August 16, 2018
It's summertime and the feet are stinky.
Three traps for family business owners to avoid
August 16, 2018
These seemingly small mistakes can cause huge problems.
J.C. Penney boosts sales to clear out excess inventory, but losses spiral
August 16, 2018
J.C. Penney boosted sales to clear out excess inventory, but that contributed to widening losses as the department store chain tries to avoid slipping into a free fall. The retailer warned it has been flooded by excess inventory based on past commitments to carry products that aren't selling.
'Worrisome’ levels of lead, arsenic found in some baby foods, Consumer Reports says
August 16, 2018
Consumer Reports analyzed 50 nationally distributed baby foods checking for cadmium, lead, mercury and inorganic arsenic, the type most harmful to health. Products containing rice and sweet potatoes were particularly likely to have high levels of heavy metals.
Aldi's wine Advent calendar is finally coming to the US
August 16, 2018
The grocery store chain will sell a cheese version, too.
Employment opportunities: 11 work-from-home jobs that don’t require a bachelor’s degree
August 16, 2018
There are thousands of high-quality opportunities for remote workers who have a high school diploma or who are in the process of earning an advanced degree. According to remote job site,, opportunities like these often require specialized experience and non-degree certifications.
Kroger's will start driverless grocery delivery in this town
August 16, 2018
Customers of Kroger subsidiary Fry's in Scottsdale, Arizona will be able to place online orders starting today.
Elon Musk's Boring Company plans high-speed tunnel to Dodger Stadium
August 16, 2018
Between the constant traffic and pollution it causes, getting to and from Dodger Stadium is no fun for baseball fans and concert-goers. Enter, Elon Musk.
Americans are all about keeping up with the Joneses'... front yard
August 16, 2018
Nothing says you’ve got your stuff together as much as having a green, lush and healthy front yard. Buzz60's Susana Victoria Perez has more.
How far behind is America in paid time off compared to the rest of the world?
August 16, 2018
Compared to the amount of paid time off afforded to workers in other countries, American employees are woefully undercompensated. A chart illustrates just how wide the discrepancy in vacation days actually is between the U.S. and the rest of the world.
Nearly 1 in 10 Airbnb hosts is a teacher
August 16, 2018
Nearly 1 in ten Airbnb hosts in the U.S. is a teacher. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.
Uber is investing its revenue in everything from scooters and bikes to flying taxis
August 16, 2018
Ride-hailing company Uber generated $2.8 billion in revenue last quarter, a nearly $1.1 billion increase over the same period a year ago. But the company still lost nearly $900 million. That's because it's growing.
Study shows rich people are more likely to cheat and steal
August 16, 2018
If you have a rich uncle you’re hoping will help you pay off those loans, think again… According to research at the University of California, Berkeley, rich people are more likely to have unethical behavior. Susana Victoria Perez has more.
Woman sues Walmart after 'rampant' gift card scam. Here's how you can avoid it.
August 16, 2018
In the scam, criminals remove security tape from the back of the gift cards, then photograph the PIN number and replace the tape. After the cards have been purchased but before they have been used, the criminals activate the cards and make purchases.
JUUL e-cigarette isn't what it looks like
August 16, 2018
The JUUL vaporizer's sleek design makes it both wildly popular and hard to spot.
Employment stagnation: Which city in your state is weakest for job growth?
August 16, 2018
While American cities have generally been hiring hotbeds, driving overall employment growth, there are 43 metro areas nationwide that have fewer jobs now than five years ago. A number of these metro areas have shrinking populations and increasing poverty rates.
15 cars and trucks going away in 2018
December 29, 2017
Among the unlucky models are minivans, tiny cars and some former big sellers.
The grand look of Steinway pianos
March 20, 2018
How to start taming your budget-busting bills
May 14, 2018
What can you do to make sure you have enough money each month to not only pay your bills but also save for your future? Start by creating a budget.
Five steps to cutting your expensive cable TV bill
January 12, 2018
Tired of paying too much for cable TV? Here's five easy ways to start cutting your bill down to size.
Shocking electric bill? Free changes can help you cut costs, save money
January 12, 2018
Electric bills are kind of a mystery, but there's plenty of big and small changes families can make that will cut energy consumption and save money.
How we saved for our $20,000 retirement dream vacation
November 14, 2017
Shirley and Dan Frye's retirement planning included a line item for adventure
10 banks consumers complain about the most
January 09, 2018
The most common complaint categories in order were related to: mortgages, debt collection, credit reporting, credit card, bank accounts or service.
Planning a purchase? How to car shop at an auto show
February 10, 2018
It's fun to wander an auto show, ogling the new models. But you also can put the event to a more pragmatic use: planning your next car purchase.
Small business: I'll drink to that. Rhonda Abrams on the best wines under $10
February 23, 2017
If you’re like me, you’d like to help support a fellow small business owner, choosing a pleasurable wine from a small winery at an affordable price.
Ikea opens first store in India
August 09, 2018
50 highest grossing restaurants in America
August 09, 2018
Automakers offer car subscriptions
August 07, 2018
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