| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. said it will move 3,000 jobs from Torrance to new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, over the next three years.
The move will affect 2,000 workers in Toyota's U.S. sales and marketing arm and 1,000 positions in its financial...
| Apr 18, 2014
A warehouse built by onetime Chicago merchant Montgomery Ward & Co. is now home to the sleekly chic U.S. headquarters of an imported corporate citizen: Britain-based vacuum cleaner-maker Dyson.
The company that made an everyday household appliance hot...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Private employers in Maryland led the way to modest job gains in March, and the state unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged since February, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor.
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:30 AM
New California foreclosure starts rose in the first quarter, although they remain at pre-bust levels.
Default notices -- the first step in the state's foreclosure process -- jumped 6% from the previous quarter to 19,215, research firm DataQuick said...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Mortgage rates have fallen as the spring home-buying season begins, with Freddie Mac pegging the average 30-year fixed loan at 4.27% this week, the lowest it has been since early February.
The average for a 15-year fixed mortgage was 3.33% this week,...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:22 PM
California's employers added 11,800 jobs in March, a modest increase but one that nevertheless kept momentum going in the job market.
The unemployment rate, meanwhile, held steady at 8.1% from the month-earlier revised figure, the state's Employment...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Most mortgage servicing companies are doing a better job of complying with new servicing rules but one company, Green Tree Servicing LLC, failed several tests and needs to make substantial improvements, according to a report issued Wednesday.
| May 13, 2014
| 5:01 PM
In her recently published memoir, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) relays a chilling anecdote about how Washington really works. In 2009, she was running a congressional panel to oversee the Treasury Department's bailout of the financial industry, and...
| May 15, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Mortgage rates edged down a hair this week, hovering at the lowest level in six months, with Freddie Mac reporting that lenders were offering 30-year fixed home loans at an average of 4.2% compared to 4.21% a week earlier.
The average rate for a 15-year...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Bridgette Sullenger knows what it takes to survive difficult times.
Sullenger is an ordained minister who works with patients in hospice care. Sullenger also leads group counseling sessions for those left behind.
"Every day, I'm around people who...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:49 PM
WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Russian presidents imposed sanctions on each other's top aides and other government officials Thursday as the dispute over Crimea intensified and the White House worried publicly that Moscow might be positioning its...