U.S. consumer confidence fell to a five-month low
in June as Americans were pessimistic about the near future for the
U.S. economy and the job market.
President Barack Obama made a swing through Miami Beach on Tuesday evening to
pursue two re-election campaign goals: raise money from well-heeled donors and
lure Hispanic voters -- on this night, with a little salsa music.
An enormous American flag towered over Carter Machinery's work yard, three big pieces of honey-yellow Caterpillar equipment and nearly 1,500 people Tuesday as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney took the stage in Salem, Va.
Ohio was the ninth least expensive state for automobile repairs in 2011, but an uptick in prices for labor and parts caused the state to fall from the no. 2 spot it held a year earlier, according to a new study.
Companies trying to monitor -- and control -- what their employees are saying about them on Facebook, Twitter and other social media are finding their policies under attack from the Obama administration.
Microsoft Corp. announced Monday that it will purchase San Francisco enterprise social-networking company Yammer for $1.2 billion in cash, confirming reports that began swirling around the companies two weeks ago.