Stocks rise on car sales

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, with the Dow striking another peak, as investors cheered better-than-expected November sales from Ford Motor, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler. "Despite more…

Pizza Hut unveils mind-reading menu

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SYRACUSE.COM) — Pizza Hut is developing a digital menu that knows what you want to eat better than you do. The new "Subconcious Menu" uses eye-tracking technology on more…

Girl Scout cookies sold without the girls

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PENNLIVE) — Cookie sales are going digital for the first time ever, Girl Scouts of the USA announced on Monday. Digital Cookie will allow customers to purchase Thin more…

GOP takes shutdown threat off table

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) House Republican leaders, eager to dodge a government funding fight, have proposed a two-part spending plan that aims to block President Obama’s recent directive to stem more…

Russia forecasts recession in 2015

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) MOSCOW — After months of insisting that Russia could weather sanctions and plunging oil prices, Moscow has for the first time acknowledged that the economy more…

U.S. debt clock surges past $18 trillion

by -NO AUTHOR- --   The U.S. debt clock has swept past $18 trillion without so much as a flicker of hesitation. But what is $18 trillion? How about figuring it in more…

Major malware attack unleashed in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — The FBI warned U.S. businesses on Wednesday that unknown hackers have released destructive malware that is capable of wiping data on hard drives. The attack makes more…

Republicans huddle to counter Obama on amnesty

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Conservatives circulated draft legislation Monday aimed at blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration from taking effect, as Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson prepared to offer more…

Nasdaq snaps longest win streak since April

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks declined on Monday, with the Nasdaq Composite falling for the first session in seven, as a lackluster start to the holiday shopping season mostly more…