November 17

'We don't deserve this': Inflation hits Turkish people hard

Market-stand owner Kadriye Dogru makes do with stale, sesame-covered bagels, known as simit, for lunch these days. The widowed mother of two says she goes without lunch so she can put food on the table for her family later in the day.
November 16
Nelly Korda

Nelly Korda has a new coach in middle of a breakout season

Nelly Korda won her first major championship, rose to No. 1 in the world for the first time in her career and topped it off by winning an Olympic gold medal.
November 16

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Wall Street closed higher Tuesday as investors reviewed solid earnings reports from retailers and an encouraging update on consumer spending.
November 16

Home Depot sales continue to surge in hot housing market

Home Depot's sales continued to climb through third quarter with the U.S. housing market red hot.
November 25, 2020

US long-term mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 2.84%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose this week. They remain at historically low levels, now around a percentage point below a year ago.
November 17, 2020
Restaurant bill with dollar bills (tips) on a plate and receipt close up

Millennial Money: Financial advice that rarely fits all

When I hear financial advice that shames people, I cringe.
November 16, 2020

Ex-Harvard coach, father charged in $1.5M admissions scam

The former fencing coach at Harvard and a wealthy Maryland businessman were arrested Monday on accusations that the coach took $1.5 million in bribes in exchange for helping the businessman get his two sons into the Ivy League school as recruited fencers.
November 15, 2020

Biden's beach hideaway has political sun shining on Rehoboth

This resort town known for Atlantic waves that are sometimes surfable, fresh-cut French fries and a 1-mile wooden boardwalk that dates to the 1870s has long prided itself on being the "Nation's Summer Capital."
November 11, 2020

California voters reject revamp to property tax system

California voters rejected a proposal to partially dismantle the state's 42-year-old cap on property taxes, a move that would have have raised taxes for many businesses in a pandemic-hobbled economy.
November 5, 2020

Homebuyers' down payments rise as US home prices climb

Even with mortgage rates hovering near all-time lows, rising home prices are putting more pressure on buyers to come up with a bigger down payment.