Oil Jumps to Near $106 on Iraq Violence

Oil rose to near $106 per barrel Thursday as an insurgency in Iraq raised the risk of disruption to supplies after OPEC vowed to...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Drops Over 200 Points [12:38PM]

The Dow Jones industrial average has dropped more than 200 points after disappointing economic news and a couple bad earnings reports from retailers. The blue-chip...

Facebook Plans Campaign To ‘Friend’ Small Business

Facebook is courting small business owners as part of its drive to increase advertising revenue. The social media company's operating chief and "Lean In" author...

Amazon Introduces Twitter Service

Amazon wants to make shopping online as easy as a tweet. The online retailer is introducing a service that lets Twitter users add Amazon.com products...

Average US 30-Year Mortgage Rate Eases to 4.29 Pct

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined slightly this week as the spring home-buying season has gotten off to a slow start. Mortgage buyer Freddie...

Dow Closes At A Record High, Erases Loss For Year

The Dow Jones industrial average is closing at an all-time high. A gain of 45 points Wednesday left the Dow at 16,580, four points above...

American Airlines And US Airways Change Frequent Flier Awards

If you use miles to get a free ticket on American Airlines, you may have to pay to check that suitcase. American and US Airways...

End of Windows XP Support Spells Trouble for Some

Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and with an estimated 30 percent of businesses and consumers still using...

Samsung Adding Anti-theft Solutions To Smartphones

Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices nationwide, the company...

FireChat Ignites New Way to Communicate on Phones

A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users to stay in touch even when there's no cellular service or Internet...

Apple Says Samsung Knew iPhone Would Be Big Seller

Samsung knew Apple's iPhone would be a big seller when it first went on the market, but the South Korean company didn't have a...

Another Apple-Samsung Skirmish Heads to Court

The fiercest rivalry in the world of smartphones is heading back to court this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley, with Apple...

Blackberry Said Revenues Fell To $976 Million

BlackBerry reported a steep drop in profit and revenue Friday as it transitions from a smartphone company to a software business under its new...

Major Events in GM’s Recall of 1.6 Million Cars

Congress, the Justice Department and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are all investigating General Motors Co.'s recall last month of 1.6 million vehicles...

Average US 30-Year Mortgage Rate Rises to 4.40 Pct

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week in the wake of comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen suggesting that the Fed...

Average US 30-Year Mortgage Rate Up To 4.37 Percent

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose last week but remained close to historically low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate...

Airlines Lower Forecast For Record 2014 Profit

The global airlines industry still expects a record profit for 2014, just not quite as high as expected, officials said Wednesday, citing the impact...

Shekel – Dollar at a 30 Month Low

The shekel has weakened against the dollar and euro in morning inter-bank trading on Monday, 8 Adar II. The shekel-dollar exchange rate has risen...