American shoppers stopped spending last month in a rare boycott of the malls, with retail sales posting a barely perceptible 0.04 percent increase, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday morning.
Stymied by a relentlessly dismal economy, more Americans were in poverty in 2010 than at any other time since poverty levels were first published 52 years ago, new government figures show.
The unfolding saga of Solyndra, once the poster child for the promise of cleantech jobs, takes center stage in Washington on Wednesday as lawmakers hold a hearing on the Fremont solar company's controversial $535 million loan from the Department of Energy in the wake of its bankruptcy and raid by the FBI.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday urged political and business leaders to wage a "war on unemployment" by combating global warming and preparing for climate change.
The U.S. Producer Price Index for finished goods was unchanged in August, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday.
Missoni madness swept South Florida store shelves and crashed Target's website Tuesday as the retailer launched its latest designer partnership. From Miami to Aventura to South Dade to Hialeah and Hollywood, the merchandise was gone before you could ask, "What's Missoni?"
Is Google everywhere, or what? Its free applications for smartphones reflect the reach of its tentacles and include Google Earth, Google+, Google Places, Google Books, Google Latitude, Google Shopper and Google TV Remote. The last is for use with Google TV devices