Starbucks jacks up prices again

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILLY.COM) Starbucks (SBUX) may have just given its legion of caffeine addicts a nice early holiday gift -- another price increase. It's not too hard to figure out more…

Existing home sales hit nearly 10-year high

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) Existing homes sold at the fastest pace in nearly 10 years last month despite persistently skimpy supplies as faster wage gains and low mortgage rates motivated more…

Macy's set to close more stores

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BIZ JOURNALS) Cincinnati-based department store giant Macy's Inc. will begin closing some of the 100 stores it plans to shutter by early 2017 before this year is up. more…

House to court: Hold off on Obamacare lawsuit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Attorneys for the House of Representatives have asked a federal appeals court to put their lawsuit over certain Obamacare payments on ice until President-elect Donald Trump more…

Dow eclipses 19,000 for 1st time in history

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) Get out the Dow 19,000 rally caps. The Dow Jones industrial average, arguably the world's best-known stock market gauge, crossed the 19,000 barrier in early trading more…

Jon Voight buys turkeys for stranger at Walmart

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) Jon Voight showed a stranger an act of kindness Friday when he bought her Thanksgiving groceries. Sydney Gholston, 28, met the Academy Award-winning actor on Nov. more…

Stocks smash record highs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. equities closed higher on Monday, led by energy stocks, as oil prices rose on renewed optimism that OPEC was closing in on a deal to more…

Hackers program bank ATMs to spew cash

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) — Cybercriminals who once earned millions by breaking into individual online bank accounts are now targeting the banks’ own computers, with often-dramatic results. In Taiwan more…