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Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 09:32 AM PST

A Cashless Society Would Put Millions at Risk, Research Warns

A Cashless Society Would Put Millions at Risk, Research Warns

The risks of moving toward a world without cash have been highlighted in a new report that claims millions of people could suffer. Several richer countries are turning away from hard cash while tech companies...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 06:11 AM PST

Kroger's Driverless Cars Start Delivering Groceries in Ariz.

Kroger's Driverless Cars Start Delivering Groceries in Ariz.

The nation's largest grocery chain stepped into the driverless delivery market Tuesday, bringing milk, eggs and other items to a customer's home in a vehicle with nobody at the wheel. Although limited to...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 at 02:49 PM PST

Stocks Skid to 15-Month Low After Fed Raises Rates Again

Stocks Skid to 15-Month Low After Fed Raises Rates Again

Stocks gave up a big rally and took a dive in afternoon trading Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates again and signaled it's likely to keep raising them next year. The market finished at its...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 09:17 PM PST

Facebook Denies It Let Tech Companies Misuse Personal Data

Facebook Denies It Let Tech Companies Misuse Personal Data

Facebook denied Tuesday night that its dozens of "partners" — companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, Spotify and Yahoo — were able to misuse Facebook users' personal data, NBC News reported. The company...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 04:43 AM PST

After the Fed's Likely Rate Hike This Week, All Bets Are Off

After the Fed's Likely Rate Hike This Week, All Bets Are Off

Having raised interest rates with steady regularity in recent months, the Federal Reserve may embrace a new message this week: Flexibility. On Wednesday, the Fed is set to announce its fourth rate hike of...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 10:03 AM PST

How Much It Costs to Own a Home in Every US State

How Much It Costs to Own a Home in Every US State

There are an estimated 76.7 million homeowners in America, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, which recently released its 2013-2017 American Community Survey five-year estimates. Their homes are worth a median...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 09:02 AM PST

The Secret to Keeping Next Year's Financial Resolutions

The Secret to Keeping Next Year's Financial Resolutions

Most people are feeling pretty good about their finances these days. There is, however, room for improvement. About one-third of all Americans intend to make a financial resolution for the year ahead,...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 03:43 PM PST

Google Announces $1B Expansion in NYC

Google Announces $1B Expansion in NYC

Google will spend more than $1 billion on a major Manhattan real estate expansion, a move that could add more than 7,000 jobs in the next several years. The search giant made the announcement Monday morning in...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 02:27 PM PST

Dow Dives About 500 Points to Its Lowest Close Since May

Dow Dives About 500 Points to Its Lowest Close Since May

Stocks fell sharply on Friday after weaker-than-expected data in China and Europe exacerbated concerns of a global economic slowdown. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 496.87 points to 24,100.51, its lowest...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 10:40 AM PST

Smithsonian Museum of American History Names First Woman Director in Its 54-Year History

Smithsonian Museum of American History Names First Woman Director in Its 54-Year History

The chief executive of the California Historical Society has been named the new director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Anthea M. Hartig becomes the first woman to be permanent...

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