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Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 02:57 PM EDT

US Long-Term Mortgage Rates Fall; 30-Year at 4.55 Percent

US Long-Term Mortgage Rates Fall; 30-Year at 4.55 Percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates were flat to lower this week. The benchmark 30-year rate marked its fourth decline in the past five weeks. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on 30-year,...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 02:52 PM EDT

Wineries Hedge Against Climate Change, Move to Cool Climates

Wineries Hedge Against Climate Change, Move to Cool Climates

When an Oregon valley famed for its wine heats up under the afternoon sun, Pacific Ocean winds rush through a dip in the mountains, cooling the grapes in Jeff Havlin's vineyards. The Van Duzer Corridor, the...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 12:49 PM EDT

3 Ways Chipotle Mexican Grill Plans to Win Back Customers

3 Ways Chipotle Mexican Grill Plans to Win Back Customers

Chipotle Mexican Grill is launching a new campaign to win back customers by remaking the troubled burrito chain into a lifestyle brand, CNBC reported. New CEO Brian Niccol told investors Wednesday that he'd be...

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 at 11:22 AM EDT

You Can Play With Your Food! JELL-O is Now a Toy

You Can Play With Your Food! JELL-O is Now a Toy

Who says you can't play with your food? Jell-o, the iconic brand best known for gelatin and pudding products, unveiled JELL-O Play, a new line of JELL-O gelatin toys designed to inspire parents and kids to...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 09:00 AM EDT

Move Over, UPS Truck: Amazon Delivery Vans to Hit the Street

Move Over, UPS Truck: Amazon Delivery Vans to Hit the Street

Your Amazon packages, which usually show up in a UPS truck, an unmarked vehicle or in the hands of a mail carrier, may soon be delivered from an Amazon van. The online retailer, wanting more control over how...

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 at 11:15 PM EDT

Russian Oligarch Loaned $10M to Manafort Business: Docs

Russian Oligarch Loaned $10M to Manafort Business: Docs

A search warrant application unsealed Wednesday revealed new links between one-time Trump presidential campaign manager Paul Manafort and a Russian oligarch with close ties to the Kremlin. In an affidavit...

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 03:16 PM EDT

Lexus Recalls Cars to Fix Fuel Leaks That Can Cause Fires

Lexus Recalls Cars to Fix Fuel Leaks That Can Cause Fires

Toyota's Lexus luxury brand is recalling about 121,000 cars worldwide because of fuel leaks in the engine that can cause fires. The recall covers certain 2006 through 2013 IS350 cars, as well as the 2010...

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 09:01 PM EDT

Stocks Skid as Trade Worries Spread to Technology Companies

Stocks Skid as Trade Worries Spread to Technology Companies

Wall Street's jitters over escalating trade tensions spread to the technology sector Monday, sending stocks tumbling. The Dow Jones industrial average fell for the ninth time in 10 days, and broader gauges also...

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 01:56 PM EDT

Party City to Open Toy City Pop-Ups After Toys R Us Demise

Party City to Open Toy City Pop-Ups After Toys R Us Demise

Party City will open about 50 Toy City pop-up stores later this year that will run through the holiday season, the company said in a statement, according to CNBC. They hope to fill a gap left by Toys R Us,...

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 03:01 AM EDT

Corporate America Increasingly Avoids Gun-Industry Business

Corporate America Increasingly Avoids Gun-Industry Business

With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn't sit well with the company he used to process...

 

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