Economy

Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
February 23, 2019 - 3:19 pm
"Americans will be both more prosperous and safer if all nations thrive"
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FILE- In this Dec. 17, 2018, file photo, a pair of athletic shoes designed for the military are laced up at a New Balance factory in Norridgewock, Maine. On Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for January. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
February 15, 2019 - 10:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production fell 0.6 percent in January, stemming in large part from an 8.8 percent plunge in the making of motor vehicles and auto parts. The Federal Reserve said Friday that that the manufacturing component of the index dropped 0.9 percent last month, reversing a...
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February 05, 2019 - 11:35 am
By KELSEY SHEEHY , NerdWallet There's a dirty little secret of the student debt crisis. One that affects millions of borrowers, but isn't talked about at dinner tables, on social media or in think pieces about student loans. The taboo topic is wage garnishment and it works like this: Default on...
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Walmart
January 22, 2019 - 1:01 pm
8 Pittsburgh-area stores will start offering the service on Thursday.
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 Target store in Hialeah, Fla
January 10, 2019 - 6:09 pm
Macy's saw only a slight increase of 1.1 percent in sales during November-December at stores opened at least year.
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(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
January 04, 2019 - 10:46 am
U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy in the midst of a trade war, slowing global growth and a partial shutdown of the federal government.
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Trader Gregory Rowe, left, and specialist Mario Picone work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018.
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December 27, 2018 - 6:26 pm
Wall Street staged a swift, last-minute turnaround Thursday that rescued stocks from a steep dive and put the market on track to end a topsy-turvy, volatile week with a gain.
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(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
December 27, 2018 - 2:36 pm
2018 was a big year in business news. A trade war heated up between the U.S. and China, Facebook's stock took a face-plant, and two big tech companies reached $1 trillion in value, although that was before this fall's stock market rout. Test your knowledge of this year's notable events in business...
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Stores offering sales
(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
December 26, 2018 - 12:12 pm
Americans buoyed by a strong economy pushed holiday sales growth to a six-year high.
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Specialist Mario Picone works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018
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December 26, 2018 - 11:19 am
Investors returned from the Christmas holiday break in a buying mood Wednesday.
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