Wall Street capped a wobbly day for stocks with modest gains Monday, nudging the major indexes further into record territory.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German auto maker Daimler reaped strong profits in the second quarter as demand for its Mercedes luxury cars continued to rebound from the depths of the pandemic, generating cash that the company can invest in its shift to electric vehicles.
The Press & Journal, a weekly paper covering Middletown, a small town near Pennsylvania's capital, folded in July 2020 because its ad revenue collapsed in the pandemic. Its publishers, Joe and Louise Sukle, decided there was no future for the paper, even after getting a $146,000 emergency small-business loan from the government and donations from the community while seeing its site traffic zoom up.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania smashed its record for gambling revenue, state regulators said Monday, reporting nearly $3.9 billion in the last fiscal year as every category of wagering showed growth in one of the nation's largest casino and gambling states.
Americans spent more last month on clothing, electronics and dining out as the economy opened up and pandemic-related restrictions were lifted.
MINNETONKA, Minn. — UnitedHealth Group boosted its full-year outlook for a second time this year after a surprisingly strong second quarter d…
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday, taking their cue from a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street.
Stocks edged lower in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors weigh the latest quarterly earnings reports from big U.S. companies and concerns …
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s trust fund for oil taxes is realizing hefty earnings due to a rebounding economy and better-than-expected stock investments, officials said Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas ended the fiscal year with a surplus of nearly $1 billion, more than double the state's previous record, finance officials said Friday.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Low-cost fashion brand Hennes & Mauritz AB said Thursday its profit for the second quarter soared by 10 billion kronor ($1.2 billion) to 3.6 billion kronor ($422 million) as many of its stores opened worldwide.
DALLAS (AP) — The NCAA Board of Directors approved one of the biggest changes in the history of college athletics Wednesday, clearing the way for nearly a half-million athletes to start earning money based on their fame and celebrity without fear of endangering their eligibility or putting their school in jeopardy of violating amateurism rules that have stood for decades.
Holding off on Social Security could snag you a higher monthly benefit -- but it still may not be the right move for you.
If you’re new to saving for retirement, all the unfamiliar jargon can be off putting. Here’s a primer on 20 of the most common retirement terms, outlining what they mean and why they’re important. Start here to build your retirement planning confidence. 1. 401(k) A 401(k) is the most popular employer-sponsored retirement savings plan. With […]
President Biden is going full speed ahead with his plan to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. The Democrats’ latest approach to convert Biden’s campaign promise to more than double the existing minimum wage from $7.25, where it’s been since 2009, is to include the increase in the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.
While unadjusted wages are generally higher in more expensive locations, cost-of-living adjusted wages show no significant correlation with living costs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Approximately 70 million Americans will be receiving more benefits in 2021. The Social Security Administration announced Tuesday morning that the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits will increase 1.3% in 2021.
MapleStory, which debuted in South Korea in 2003 before reaching North America in 2005, is still a free-to-play, money-grabbing success story. The massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) has taken root primarily in the Asian diaspora. Like its contemporary, World of Warcraft, MapleStory has been a matchmaker for real-life friendships and even marriages.