<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Business News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/business http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usMon, 24 Apr 2017 13:18:00 -0400Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:18:00 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Amazon Brings 1,000 New Jobs to Frederick Co.]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:26:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Amazon+Jobs+Va..jpg
Amazon has partnered with the state of Virginia to bring 1,000 new jobs to Frederick County.

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<![CDATA[DC's Housing Market Just Had Its Best February In Years]]> Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:40:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170310+Home+Sales.jpg
Thinking of selling your house? Median sales prices in the D.C. area during February were the highest they've been in a decade. News4's Susan Hogan breaks down the numbers provided by Bright MLS.]]>
<![CDATA[DriveTime: From the Washington Auto Show]]> Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:38:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170130+Drive+Time.jpg
Rev your engines for DriveTime, NBC4's special look inside the Washington Auto Show! Hosted by News4's Chuck Bell.]]>
<![CDATA[Bebe Is Closing All 175 of Its Stores]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:35:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/bebe5.jpg
Bebe expects to close all of its brick-and-mortar locations by the end of May, the clothing retailer said in a filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The chain had previously said it...

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<![CDATA[MasterCard Rolls Out Cards With Fingerprint Sensor]]> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:07:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/MasterCard-34123792165_e987246927_o.jpg
MasterCard is testing payment cards with fingerprint sensors in South Africa and hopes to roll it out to the rest of the world by the end of the year, the company said Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Green Initiatives of Top Companies ]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:00:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DIT+Earth+Week+Companies+THUMB.jpg
In honor of Earth Week, NBC looked at 5 of the most valuable companies to see what kind of green initiatives they are engaged in.]]>
<![CDATA[Brick-and-Mortar Stores Are Closing]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:08:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/storesclosing.jpg
Some major retailers, struggling to compete with online companies, have been forced to close brick-and-mortar locations. Here are some of the biggest names affected by the change in consumer habits.]]>
<![CDATA[New Hampshire Farm Lets You Do Yoga With Baby Goats]]> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:10:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/200*120/Screen+Shot+2017-04-18+at+1.40.45+PM.png
The latest fitness trend might just convince some people to slap on yoga pants, especially if they love baby animals.Jenness Farm in Nottingham, New Hampshire, has gotten a lot of attention after introducing...]]>
<![CDATA[10 Discounts, Deals and Freebies for Tax Day 2017]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:19:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tax+day+deals+2017.png

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<![CDATA[Last-Minute Tax Day Filing: How to Pay Uncle Sam at the Deadline]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:50:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tax-form.jpg
Waiting until the last minute to pay your taxes can cost you if you are expecting a refund, since the government hangs on to your money and receives more interest on it. However, if you owe money to the...

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<![CDATA[How to File for an Extension on Tax Day]]> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:40:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tax+forms.jpg
The tax day deadline is here but don't worry if you're not ready to file your taxes. You may file an extension with the IRS that gives you up to six more months to file your taxes — but you gotta do it...

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<![CDATA[JC Penney Postponing Store Closures, Liquidation Sales]]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:26:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages_450830623.jpg
J.C. Penney announced it has postponed the liquidation sales and closure dates for the 138 stores it plans to shutter this year after seeing an increase in sales, the company told CNBC exclusively."Ever since...

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<![CDATA[These Airlines Have the Worst Records for Bumping Passengers]]> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:31:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/181*120/GettyImages-157241910.jpg
Despite United Airlines' high-profile blunder in yanking a passenger from a full flight, the odds of getting bumped from your next flight on a U.S. carrier are very small, CNBC reported.But a lot depends...

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<![CDATA[Forbes' Five Most Valuable Baseball Teams]]> Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:42:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DIT_SPO_FORBES_TOP_5_BASEBALL_1-149193940108300001.jpg
Forbes released their 2017 list of most valuable MLB teams. Find out if your team is near the top. ]]>
<![CDATA[Tesla Becomes Most Valuable US Automaker]]> Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:42:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-545144512.jpg
Tesla overtook General Motors during trading Monday to become the most valuable automaker in the United States, CNBC reported. The electric car company sold about 76,000 vehicles last year, a fraction of the 10...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Refunding Up to $70 Million for Kids' In-App Purchases]]> Wed, 05 Apr 2017 21:47:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AMAZON_AP_16287435798944.jpg
For any parent whose kid racked up a big bill making in-app purchases on Amazon, a refund may be on the way.The FTC and internet retailing giant Amazon agreed Tuesday to set aside their appeals in a case...

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<![CDATA[Prices Rise for US Housing Market ]]> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 21:29:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/NC_homeprices0330_1500x845.jpg
A warmer-than-normal February and a strong stock market are helping to inspire Americans to start house hunting early. Rising prices for homes have also pressured some to make fast offers out of fear of...]]>
<![CDATA[How Will Brexit Affect the U.S?]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:14:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000015196230_1200x675_712423491511.jpg
The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. Beyond Friday's dramatic drop in the stock market, what implications does the Brexit have for the United States? News4's Pat Lawson Muse reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Program After Crash]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:24:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16349000708921-Uber-Self-Driving-Cars.jpg
Uber Technologies Inc. suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local...

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