The average price of gas was $3.85 a gallon for the week that ended Monday. The number of automotive travelers during Memorial Day weekend is expected to be about the same as a year ago.
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the Nasdaq outdoes the Dow and S&P 500. Best post-Memorial Day stock over the past five years: Priceline.
Wind power development off Delaware's coast is delayed after Congress cuts back two loan guarantee programs. Is company having second thoughts about the wind power project?
Whistleblower rules to offer tipsters up to 30 percent of the money the government recovers in a fraud. New whistleblower rules will take effect in two months.
Single-payer health care bill – the nation's first – is signed into law. But Vermont's governor says single-payer health care faces 'a few challenges' before it becomes reality.
Memorial Day is the start of the summer driving season. Before you drop off your car at the local mechanic to get it in tip top shape, consider saving some money by performing these basic maintenance repairs yourself. I know what you're thinking: Grease? Auto parts all over the garage? Don’t worry. I got together with our expert mechanic team at AutoMD.com to come up with car repairs that are so easy, just about anyone can do them while keeping their hands (mostly) clean. The average car owner should be able to complete all five jobs in about an hour and save nearly $200. Here are our Top 5 easiest auto repairs:
The Dow rose about 8 points, closing higher for the second session in a row
Manufacturing expansion plunges from 14 to 1 in a single month. Trend of manufacturing slowdown is consistent with reports from other Federal Reserve districts.
Gas prices may be high, but 35 million Americans plan on Memorial Day travel. Gas prices may change spending patterns from Memorial Day 2010.
The Great Recession officially ended in June 2009. That's apparent on Wall Street, less so on Main Street. But the economic recovery is gradually being felt in places like Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
If a car has 59,967 miles, buyers are willing to pay more than if the car has 60,012 mile, a new study finds
The number of orders for non-defense manufactured goods dropped by 3.6 percent from March, though overall, orders have been increasing since mid-2009
Violence traps productivity and removes vital resources. An institute's new rankings find that the world has become less peaceful for the third year in a row, in part because of violence associated with the 'Arab spring.'
Gold reserve sales, cuts in military spending would keep US from defaulting without raising the debt ceiling, Ron Paul says. He wants gold as legal tender.
Life insurance packaged in a universal life policy is rarely the best investment. Term life insurance is cheaper; other investments, better. See question No. 4 in this Reader Mailbag.