Personal Finance

Recalls this week: baby rattles, boots, batteries

Aug 18, 2017

Recalls this week include baby rattles, boots, refurbished phone batteries

Threat looms of more mudslides in Sierra Leone amid burials

Aug 17, 2017

Sierra Leone's president has joined with families in paying final respects to victims of this week's mudslides and flooding in the capital, while the government is warning residents to evacuate a mountainside where a large crack opened

Better than expected, barely good enough: Profits and stocks

Aug 17, 2017

Companies are in the midst of reporting some of their strongest profit growth in years, and the results have been even better than analysts expected

Syria claims business comeback with international trade fair

Aug 17, 2017

Syria claims business comeback with first international trade fair since war erupted, sign of government confidence

Lebanon prepares for Syria's post-war construction windfall

Aug 17, 2017

Lebanon seeks jump aboard wagon of Syria's reconstruction boom, once peace arrives

Average US mortgage rates edge lower; 30-year at 3.89 pct.

Aug 17, 2017

Average US mortgage rates edge lower this week; 30-year at 3.89 pct.

White House: Gov't to make health law payments this month

Aug 16, 2017

The White House says President Donald Trump will make August payments to insurers under the health-care law he wants to repeal and replace.

SBA head sees businesses held back by lack of loans, workers

Aug 16, 2017

Six months into her tenure, SBA head sees businesses as optimistic but held back by lack of loans, workers

Police: Wedding DJ made off with $600 from couple's card box

Aug 16, 2017

A newly-minted bride had her wedding celebration soured after she learned her wedding DJ made off with over $600 dollars in gifted money

Edmunds: Many car buyers make wrong turn on financing

Aug 16, 2017

The rising cost of cars, along with impulse buying and long loan terms, have taken many car shoppers on a costly, possibly ruinous journey

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
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High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
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High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
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High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
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High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH