| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:54 PM
A major bitcoin-to-gold trading website is facing a class-action lawsuit after allegedly defrauding thousands of customers.
Coinabul LLC, a service based in Wyoming that exchanges bitcoin, an online currency, for precious metals, continued accepting...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Expect more traffic on the road this Fourth of July weekend, as 41 million Americans travel for the Independence Day holiday, a 1.9% increase over last year.
The forecast by AAA attributes the increase to a rise in consumer confidence, a greater...
| Jun 27, 2014
Shares of action camcorder maker GoPro Inc. surged in their initial public offering Thursday, and no one was happier than the private equity firms that got to cash in on the deal.
This year's IPO boom has helped to propel the stock market, boost...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Automakers logged one of the best sales months since the Great Recession in May as buyers, lured by good weather and the Memorial Day weekend, streamed into dealerships.
Automakers sold about 1.6 million vehicles in May, up 11.4% from the same month a...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:04 AM
The annual Chapman University Economic Forecast returns to Costa Mesa on June 19 for a midyear update on the predictions made last year.
Following a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m., the presentation begins at 8:30 in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:18 AM
U.S. employers added a robust 288,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to a six-year low of 6.1%, the government reported Thursday.
The net job growth in June exceeded analysts' expectations and signaled a strengthening labor market as the...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Since the financial crash of 2008, one of the biggest guessing games in the U.S. economy and markets has centered on interest rates — and when they would finally rise from the historic lows that followed the Great Recession.
But year after year,...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:06 PM
California's low-wage workers now have a little more money to pay their rent, see a doctor or hold an occasional backyard barbecue, now that the Fourth of July has come and gone.
The state's minimum wage rose one dollar Tuesday to $9 an hour.
| Jul 9, 2014
You just can't make everyone happy.
Now that the jobs picture is starting to look more encouraging for households trying to make ends meet, you'd think analysts would be joyful about more people having more money in their pockets to spend. But that's...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Home builders have a sunnier disposition these days, though they're not quite fully confident in the housing market just yet.
A key index of confidence in the housing construction industry climbed four points in June as builders said they expect to...
| Jun 16, 2014
One of Illinois' most successful high school districts is in the midst of a power struggle: teachers vs. the school board.
Teachers at Hinsdale Township High School District 86, which includes Hinsdale South and Hinsdale Central high schools, voted to...