Consumer prices ticked up in September, catching economists off guard (file image)

Consumer Prices Edge Up, Surprising Economists

Consumer price inflation in the U.S. unexpectedly showed a modest increase in September, as the continued decline in energy prices were offset by higher prices for food and shelter.

FedEx predicts an increase in holiday deliveries (AP)

FedEx Forecasts an Increase in Holiday Deliveries

FedEx forecast Wednesday that deliveries between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve will rise 8.8 percent over last year, to 290 million shipments.

Eric Garcia (photo: SBS)

Eric Garcia Appointed as Revenue Chief

Spanish Broadcasting System has appointed Eric Garcia as revenue chief of the radio division while continuing as general manager of SBS New York radio station operations.

Auto Industry
2014 Tesla Model X (Tesla Motors)

Tesla Sales Outlawed in US Auto Hub

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a bill banning direct manufacturer auto-sales, effectively criminalizing electric car company Tesla's sales model in the state.

Career News
Choosing the right major can have a big impact on job security and pay (file image)

What to Major in for Good Job, Good Pay

Computer engineers, data analysts, physician assistants, software developers and petroleum engineers are expected to become some of the most lucrative and highest demand professions in the next three years. ...continue

2014 Influentials

2014 Hispanic-Business 50 Influentials

There's no shortage of people to showcase in our Influentials feature every year. The difficult part is narrowing down the list to just 50 people who will make the final cut.

Gabby Giffords (AP)

Giffords, Guns Play Big Role in Ariz. Elections

Gabby Giffords became the face of the gun control movement after she was shot through the head as she met with constituents outside a grocery store in Tucson.

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Organic detergents (AP)

What Does 'Organic' Mean for Nonfood Items?

There's a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street.

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