By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumers ramped up spending in November on cars, appliances and furniture and made more purchases online, signaling growing confidence in the economy at the start of the holiday shopping season.
The Commerce Department said
By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 68,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 368,000, the largest increase in more than a year.
The surge in first-time applications could be a troubling sign if it lasts. But it likely
By ALI ZERDINAssociated Press
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) - A review of Slovenia's financial system showed Thursday that the small eurozone state will need to spend about 4.8 billion euros ($6.6 billion) to rescue its banks - a sum it can afford without the help of an international bailout.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stock futures slid Thursday as prospects for a budget deal and a stream of healthy economic news upped the odds that the U.S. will begin weaning the economy off of its aggressive monetary policies.
Dow Jones industrial futures are down 21 points to 15,815. S&P futures have lost
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Lululemon fell in premarket trading after the upscale yoga clothing maker said it expects a key sales figure to be flat in the next quarter and trimmed its outlook for the year.
The weak forecast comes as Lululemon Athletica Inc. looks to bounce back from a series of
WASHINGTON (AP) - The co-architect of a new budget deal in Congress concedes the political accommodation is modest, but says it moves a fiscally challenged government "in the right direction."
Republican Rep. Paul Ryan tells "CBS This Morning" the deal he brokered with Democratic Sen. Patty Murray
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A labor group monitoring three Chinese factories that make iPhones and other Apple products says once-oppressive working conditions have steadily improved in the last 18 months, but more must be done to reduce the amount of overtime that employees work.
The audit released
By SAMEER N. YACOUBAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi government has signed a $ 1.1 billion deal with a South Korean company to buy 24 multi-role light fighters to boost its defense capabilities.
The agreement to buy the T-50IQ aircraft was inked on Thursday during a ceremony held in Baghdad,
By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Exxon Mobil says the drive for higher living standards around the world will keep demand for electricity and transportation fuels growing even as economies get more efficient and governments put a price on pollution.
The company's annual long-
By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Industrial output across the 17 countries that use the euro slumped by a monthly rate of 1.1 percent in October, official figures showed Thursday in the latest sign that the region's recovery from recession is failing to gather momentum.
by Idaho Athletics Media RelationsIt didn’t take long for Austin Rehkow to make his name known in the world of college football.
Today, when the 124th Walter Camp Football Team is announced on ESPN during the Home Depot College Football Awards Show, he will be recognized as the best punter in the
The Elf on the shelf has been a Christmas tradition for quite some time, and this year at KHQ, we had our own Elf show up, ready to work. We asked you what we should call our new friend, and pulling from a long tradition of KHQ broadcasting, we decided to call him George.
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