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Shipping shakeup? Amazon may deliver its own packages

Amazon has already shown that it can rattle the retail, grocery and health insurance industries, and now it is doing the same in the...

US consumers boosted borrowing by $18.4 billion in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers stepped up their borrowing by $18.4 billion in December, a solid performance that followed a massive gain the previous...

US home sales tumbled 3.6 percent in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales slid 3.6 percent in December, as rising prices and a declining number of available properties stifled purchases. The National...

Sexual assault reports against Wynn filed with Vegas police

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two more sexual misconduct allegations were leveled against embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn on Tuesday, when police in Las Vegas...

Amazon raises monthly Prime membership fees by 20 percent

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is raising the price of its Prime membership monthly plan by nearly 20 percent. The fee of $99 for...

Fed leaves key rate unchanged at Yellen’s final meeting

The Federal Reserve has left its benchmark interest rate unchanged but signaled that it expects to resume raising rates gradually to reflect a healthy...

Trump adviser denies he cheered end of tunnel funding deal

NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent New York City developer who has advised the Trump administration on infrastructure denied Tuesday that he cheered the...

Johnson & Johnson loses $10.7B after sweeping US tax changes

Johnson & Johnson posted a rare quarterly loss, a whopping $10.71 billion, due to a $13.6 billion charge related to last month's U.S. tax...

Thousands march to demand more money for UK health service

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of people have marched through London demanding more government money for Britain's overburdened National Health Service. Trade unions and the main...

US home prices post 6.2 percent increase

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose a sharply in November, lifted by a shortage of homes on the market. Standard & Poor's said Tuesday...

US inflation pressures raising expectations for rate hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation pressures appear to be building in the U.S. economy, a prospect that is heightening anxiety about potentially higher borrowing rates...

Quits rise at fastest pace in 17 years, signaling higher pay

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies posted the fewest open jobs in seven months in December, yet the number of Americans quitting their jobs rose...

Is inflation rising as investors fear? 5 ways to keep track

WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly a decade of being all but invisible, inflation — or the fear of it — is back. Tentative signs have...

India, Cambodia to expand ties in IT, infrastructure sectors

NEW DELHI (AP) — The leaders of India and Cambodia on Saturday agreed to work toward a bilateral investment treaty that could see tens...

Grocer Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care push

The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care...

For builders, demand and economy up; so are interest rates

NEW YORK (AP) — The outlook from U.S. builders is being buoyed by a strong job market and a sizzling hot economy. The National Association...

Walmart’s bruising battle with Amazon saps its 4Q results

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is getting bruised in its battle with online leader Amazon. The world's largest retailer on Tuesday reported a smaller-than-expected fourth-quarter...

UPS posts $1.1 billion profit for 4Q on high online shopping

DALLAS (AP) — UPS was caught off-guard by the crush of online shopping leading up to Christmas and plans to spend a chunk of...

Once near death, Tropicana now No. 2 casino in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Ten years ago, Atlantic City's Tropicana casino was on the verge of death, having been stripped of its casino...

Uber to pay $245 million to settle Waymo’s theft allegations

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is paying $245 million to Google's self-driving car spinoff to end a legal brawl that aired out allegations of...

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