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‘All the single ladies’: Money tips for the unmarried

Rawpixel/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Daniele Schreir has a full-time job and a side hustle as a blogger, but still her biggest anxiety is money, which she attributes to being single.

"As a single woman, especially at my age, I not   ... Read More

One-third of economists predict US recession in 2021

D-Keine/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Among 226 economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics, 34% said a recession would hit the U.S. in 2021, an increase from 25% who believed so in February.

The new survey, released Monday by   ... Read More

UPS joins race for future of delivery services by investing in self-driving trucks

iStock(NEW YORK) -- The self-driving tractor-trailer of the future is one step closer, with UPS in tow.

UPS announced an investment in TuSimple, an autonomous truck startup, on Thursday in an effort to cut costs and time in the   ... Read More

Tyson Foods recalls 39,000 pounds of frozen chicken patties possibly contaminated with ‘foreign matter’

Tyson Foods, Inc.(NEW YORK) -- Tyson Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling approximately 39,078 pounds of frozen chicken patties over concerns the products were possibly contaminated with "extraneous materials," according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The impacted products were   ... Read More

Beware of asking your smart device to look up a phone number, Better Business Bureau warns

CoinUp/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Better Business Bureau issued a new warning on Friday cautioning consumers to not ask voice assistant-enabled smart devices to find and call phone numbers for companies because it could lead you to a scam.

According   ... Read More

Walmart says it sells 20 percent of ammunition in US, defends gun sales after mass shootings

Andrei Stanescu/iStock(BENTONVILLE, Ark.) -- Since 22 people were killed in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, earlier this month, and another shooting at a Mississippi Walmart in July left two people dead, the megastore --   ... Read More

New York City hosts first dog restaurant week

ablokhin/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Starting this Sunday, New York City is going to the dogs.

Dog lovers can dine out with their four-legged friends from Aug. 18 to Aug. 25 at a variety of local dog-friendly outdoor patios across Manhattan   ... Read More

What is an inverted yield curve? It’s a recession’s canary in a coal mine

shipov/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its worst day of 2019 on Wednesday, and economists offered an obscure culprit: an inverted yield curve.

What is it, and why did it spook investors?

On Aug. 14, the   ... Read More

What you can do now to protect your finances in the event of a recession

D-Keine/iStock(NEW YORK) -- With growing fears of a recession after the worst trading day of 2019 on Wall Street, here's what you need to know about how to protect your money.

ABC News Chief Business, Technology and Economics Correspondent   ... Read More

Dow closes flat, holding most of Wednesday’s steep losses

narvikk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- U.S. stock markets traded mostly flat on Thursday, in essence holding most of Wednesday's steep losses.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 0.39% or 100 points higher to end the day at 25,578.39, holding most of   ... Read More

5 clothing rental services that will keep your wardrobe in constant rotation

golibo/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Rent The Runway has led the charge when it comes to borrowing your wardrobe through a subscription service.

Now, multiple companies, as well as major retailers, are following suit, making fashion more accessible. At the end   ... Read More

What pet owners needs to know about flying with their dogs

gchutka/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Booking a plane ticket is often as simple as the click of a few buttons -- except when flying with your dog.

Then, this relatively simple process becomes a bit more complicated due to specific rules,   ... Read More

New “Star Wars”-themed Barbie dolls debut

Barbiemedia.com(NEW YORK) -- The Force is strong with these Barbies.

Barbie just announced a collaboration with Star Wars and revealed a new line of Barbie dolls that pays homage to Star Wars: A New Hope with some fashionable flair.   ... Read More

Dow drops 800 points, marking worst day for stock market this year

lucky-photographer/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 800 points on Wednesday, as investors suffered their worst day of the year as new concerns arose over data on global economic growth.

The tumble followed a series   ... Read More

Toy guns removed from Florida store after dad complains they look too realistic

Eliseo Way III(WINTERHAVEN, Fla.) -- Multiple toy guns have been pulled from a Florida convenience store after a concerned customer complained they looked too realistic and could create potentially dangerous situations for children playing with them.

Eliseo Way, the   ... Read More

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‘All the single ladies’: Money tips for the unmarried

Rawpixel/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Daniele Schreir has a full-time job and a side hustle as a blogger, but still her biggest anxiety is money, which she attributes to being single.

"As a single woman, especially at my age, I not   ... Read More

One-third of economists predict US recession in 2021

D-Keine/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Among 226 economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics, 34% said a recession would hit the U.S. in 2021, an increase from 25% who believed so in February.

The new survey, released Monday by   ... Read More

UPS joins race for future of delivery services by investing in self-driving trucks

iStock(NEW YORK) -- The self-driving tractor-trailer of the future is one step closer, with UPS in tow.

UPS announced an investment in TuSimple, an autonomous truck startup, on Thursday in an effort to cut costs and time in the   ... Read More

Tyson Foods recalls 39,000 pounds of frozen chicken patties possibly contaminated with ‘foreign matter’

Tyson Foods, Inc.(NEW YORK) -- Tyson Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling approximately 39,078 pounds of frozen chicken patties over concerns the products were possibly contaminated with "extraneous materials," according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The impacted products were   ... Read More

Beware of asking your smart device to look up a phone number, Better Business Bureau warns

CoinUp/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Better Business Bureau issued a new warning on Friday cautioning consumers to not ask voice assistant-enabled smart devices to find and call phone numbers for companies because it could lead you to a scam.

According   ... Read More

Walmart says it sells 20 percent of ammunition in US, defends gun sales after mass shootings

Andrei Stanescu/iStock(BENTONVILLE, Ark.) -- Since 22 people were killed in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, earlier this month, and another shooting at a Mississippi Walmart in July left two people dead, the megastore --   ... Read More

New York City hosts first dog restaurant week

ablokhin/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Starting this Sunday, New York City is going to the dogs.

Dog lovers can dine out with their four-legged friends from Aug. 18 to Aug. 25 at a variety of local dog-friendly outdoor patios across Manhattan   ... Read More

What is an inverted yield curve? It’s a recession’s canary in a coal mine

shipov/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its worst day of 2019 on Wednesday, and economists offered an obscure culprit: an inverted yield curve.

What is it, and why did it spook investors?

On Aug. 14, the   ... Read More

What you can do now to protect your finances in the event of a recession

D-Keine/iStock(NEW YORK) -- With growing fears of a recession after the worst trading day of 2019 on Wall Street, here's what you need to know about how to protect your money.

ABC News Chief Business, Technology and Economics Correspondent   ... Read More

Dow closes flat, holding most of Wednesday’s steep losses

narvikk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- U.S. stock markets traded mostly flat on Thursday, in essence holding most of Wednesday's steep losses.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 0.39% or 100 points higher to end the day at 25,578.39, holding most of   ... Read More

5 clothing rental services that will keep your wardrobe in constant rotation

golibo/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Rent The Runway has led the charge when it comes to borrowing your wardrobe through a subscription service.

Now, multiple companies, as well as major retailers, are following suit, making fashion more accessible. At the end   ... Read More

What pet owners needs to know about flying with their dogs

gchutka/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Booking a plane ticket is often as simple as the click of a few buttons -- except when flying with your dog.

Then, this relatively simple process becomes a bit more complicated due to specific rules,   ... Read More

New “Star Wars”-themed Barbie dolls debut

Barbiemedia.com(NEW YORK) -- The Force is strong with these Barbies.

Barbie just announced a collaboration with Star Wars and revealed a new line of Barbie dolls that pays homage to Star Wars: A New Hope with some fashionable flair.   ... Read More

Dow drops 800 points, marking worst day for stock market this year

lucky-photographer/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 800 points on Wednesday, as investors suffered their worst day of the year as new concerns arose over data on global economic growth.

The tumble followed a series   ... Read More

Toy guns removed from Florida store after dad complains they look too realistic

Eliseo Way III(WINTERHAVEN, Fla.) -- Multiple toy guns have been pulled from a Florida convenience store after a concerned customer complained they looked too realistic and could create potentially dangerous situations for children playing with them.

Eliseo Way, the   ... Read More

Main News Page


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