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Consumer Confidence

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  • Modifications in maintenance practices helping drivers get more from their vehicle

    We're only one full decade into the 21st century but there have already been plenty of changes in the way we treat our vehicles.
  • Late slide in stocks erases much of the previous day's gain

    The stock market closed out the first three months of the year Tuesday on a down note, erasing much of the gains from the prior day's big rally. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 200 points, knocking the blue chip index slightly lower for the...

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    ___ AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle Many tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely...

    Giant Factories recalls water heaters over fire risk

    Giant Factories of Canada is recalling water heaters that were sold in 2014 because they could catch fire or explode. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the flame arrestor on the heaters can fail. That could cause a fire or explosion if...

    US consumer confidence rises in March

    An improving job market drove U.S. consumer confidence higher this month after a dip in February, a promising sign for the economy as it heads into spring. The Conference Board's consumer confidence index rose to 101.3 in March from revised 98.8...