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Payment card data was stolen from an unknown number of Target customers starting on the busy Black Friday weekend in a major breach at the retailer, according to a person familiar with the matter.
KUALA LUMPUR/MANILA — The destruction of an estimated 3 million coconut palms in last month's deadly typhoon in the Philippines is set to squeeze global supply for years of the tropical fruit used to make products from fuel to health drinks.
The Federal Communications Commission has voted to move ahead with a proposal to eliminate a decades-old rule that prohibited broadcasting of some professional sports events, often NFL football games, in their home markets, an FCC spokesman said on Wednesday.
Following sky-high growth in its core business, Chipotle Mexican Grill detailed plans Wednesday to expand into a pizza concept with a model emphasizing service and speed.
The U.S. economy is healthy enough to begin weaning it off the steady flow of stimulus the Federal Reserve has been supplying since the Great Recession, the central bank said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON —Taxpayers eager to get refunds will have to wait an extra 10 days to file their federal tax returns. The Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday the government shutdown forced it to delay tax filing season until Jan. 31. It had been slated to start Jan. 21.
Urban myths for keeping Christmas trees fuller, longer, are as plentiful during the holidays as bell ringers on street corners. Some folks have even taking to tossing a Viagra in the tree stand, thinking that it might have the same effect on trees as it does for men.
1476 Highway 50, Zephyr Cove NV 89448 For sale: $6.5 millionWhen Ty Cobb bought the land along the shores of Lake Tahoe, the area was more remote. The baseball great's new place was a hunting and fishing retreat and rather rustic, which is exactly how he preferred it.
The Internal Revenue Service has been doing business with nearly 1,200 vendors that owe back taxes, including one unnamed contractor that owed a whopping $525 million, a new inspector general's report says.
Warren Buffett gained more wealth than any other U.S. billionaire, adding $37 million a day, according to one study.Buffett's net worth—at least on paper—shot up by $12.7 billion to $59.1 billion in 2013, up from $46.
China's massive and long-term pollution problem is putting an economic thesis to the test.The theory, known as the environmental Kuznets curve, contends that the environment must suffer in order for a society to achieve financial growth.
Dutch prostitutes are demanding the same retirement tax benefits as professional footballers because of the "hard physical work" they do, according to news reports.
U.S. builders broke ground on homes at the fastest pace in more than five years, strong evidence that the housing recovery is accelerating despite higher mortgage rates.
U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday as Wall Street waited to learn whether the Federal Reserve will opt to start curtailing its stimulus before the end of the year.Lennar reported a 13 percent increase in quarterly orders, with shares of the homebuilder rising.
The growing gap between the richest Americans and everyone else isn't bad just for individuals. It's hurting the U.S. economy. So says a majority of more than three dozen economists surveyed last week by The Associated Press.
The price of bitcoin has plummeted by 50 percent since record highs in late November, with selling accelerating on Wednesday after reports that the People's Bank of China (PBoC) has ordered third-party payment providers to stop using the virtual currency.
Grandparents may cut back on their holiday party treats, throw a little less tinsel on the tree and recycle last year's holiday outfit, but they don't want to stop indulging their grandchildren.“People will do a lot of things for their children.
Financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald, which lost nearly two-thirds of its employees in the Sept.
Bad weather and a shortened shopping season have consumers changing strategies, shifting much of their last-minute spending to the Web. But with shipping deadlines looming, time is running out to ensure that gifts ordered online are delivered in time for Christmas.
The wealthy are handing out so much money to needy family members that they've earned a new nickname: "the family bank.