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Stocks Close Higher After Holiday Weekend

Stocks Close Higher After Holiday Weekend

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Wall Street stocks closed on a high note Monday follow the holiday weekend, with a boost from a promising economic survey. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 41 points at 16,449.25. The Nasdaq Composite ended t…

More Households Ditching Cable, Satellite TV

More Households Ditching Cable, Satellite TV

gielmichal/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — More people are cutting the cord. The ranks of Americans who no longer get cable or satellite TV have increased 44 percent in the past four years to 7.6 million households, according to a new report by Experian Market…

OtterBox Cuts US Government $4.3M Check to Settle Lawsuit

OtterBox Cuts US Government $4.3M Check to Settle Lawsuit

zimmytws/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — OtterBox, a company that makes popular protective cases for cellphones and tablets, is writing a big check to the U.S. government. The Fort Collins, Colo.-based company has agreed to pay a $4.3 million fine “to resolve …

Tech Jobs Up 15% in Metro Detroit

Tech Jobs Up 15% in Metro Detroit

RainerPlendl/Thinkstock(DETROIT) — “Smart cars” with computers controlling everything from your radio to your parking job are the new normal in the automotive industry, and experts say that’s bringing more IT sector jobs to automotive centers like Det…

Nintendo’s Game Boy Turns 25

Nintendo’s Game Boy Turns 25

kaarsten/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Monday marks a major milestone for Nintendo’s Game Boy. The popular hand-held gaming console was first introduced in Japan 25 years ago, on April 21, 1989. Back then, the device had four colors of gray,…

Where Will Recalled Oscar Mayer Hot Dogs Go?

Where Will Recalled Oscar Mayer Hot Dogs Go?

tacar/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners recalled by Kraft may have a fighting chance of making it to the grill after all.
“When we issue a recall, we always put safety first,” Joyce Hodel of Kraft Corporate Af…

Supreme Court to Decide If POM Can Sue Coke over Labeling

Supreme Court to Decide If POM Can Sue Coke over Labeling

trekandshoot/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — One juice maker is trying to put the squeeze on another before the U.S. Supreme Court.Minute Maid Pomegranate Blueberry looks purple and has a picture of a pomegranate on the side. But, it turns out, it contains j…

General Mills Changes Fine Print to Allow Lawsuits Again

General Mills Changes Fine Print to Allow Lawsuits Again

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — If something goes wrong with your Cheerios, you once again have the right to sue the company that made them.General Mills over the weekend decided to undo a change in its legal fine print that would’ve meant gi…

Major Airlines Beginning to See Shortage of Workers

Major Airlines Beginning to See Shortage of Workers

iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — The nation’s short-haul airlines are staring down the barrel of a worker shortage in the next few years.  Over the next eight years, the parent companies of the big four regional airlines — American, United, Delta and…

Del Taco Customer Mistakenly Charged Thousands for Fast Food

Del Taco Customer Mistakenly Charged Thousands for Fast Food

iStock/Thinkstock(SANTA PAULA, Calif.) — Some fast food customers in Santa Paula, California have been mistakenly overcharged for burritos and tacos.
About 150 people who used credit and debit cards at Del Taco– a fast food Mexican restaurant found m…

Obamacare Users Urged to Change Passwords After Heartbleed Virus

Obamacare Users Urged to Change Passwords After Heartbleed Virus

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The heartbleed virus has government officials concerned enough to ask Obamacare users to change their passwords.
Administration officials say it’s just a precaution and there is no indication that the healthcare.gov sit…

Security Breach May Have Affected 2.6M Michaels Customers

Security Breach May Have Affected 2.6M Michaels Customers

payphoto/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(IRVING, Texas) — Three months after learning of a possible security breach, Michaels announced on Thursday that it has discovered evidence confirming it was indeed attacked.The arts and crafts chain said in a state…

Workers Collect Thousands in False Injury Claims

Workers Collect Thousands in False Injury Claims

ABC News’ Cecilia Vega confronts Vincent Lamantia, an ex-cop who allegedly lied about suffering from depression due to post-9/11 trauma and collected thousands in disability payments. (ABC News)(NEW YORK) — Every year, countless people rake in thousa…

Stock Trading Closed for Good Friday; Mazda Recalling More than 100K SUVs

Stock Trading Closed for Good Friday; Mazda Recalling More than 100K SUVs

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. markets were closed for the holiday. But is Good Friday good for stocks? Historically, stocks tend to trend down on the Monday after the holiday.  Meanwhile, Mazda is recalling more than 100,000 Tribute SUV’…

Walmart Sends Chills Through Money Transfer Business

Walmart Sends Chills Through Money Transfer Business

Walmart(BENTONVILLE, Ark.) — Big changes are coming to the money transfer business. Walmart announced on Thursday that it’s entering the market, leaving competitors shaking in their boots. Walmart-2-Walmart will be available to customers on Apri…

Wine in a Paint Can? Yes, Really!

Wine in a Paint Can? Yes, Really!

McCann Vilnius(NEW YORK) — Beaujolais Nouveau has long suffered an unflattering comparison to paint thinner for its bright, cidery aromas that fly in the face of soft, juicy Merlot or peppery Cabernet Sauvignon. But a European ad agency has turned tha…

Wedding Registry App Lets Couples Add Items from Anywhere

Wedding Registry App Lets Couples Add Items from Anywhere

Zola(NEW YORK) — Couples heading to the altar can now add items from multiple stores to one simple registry.Brides-to-be can use their smartphones to scan the bar codes of products in any store or add links from online retailers with the new app from …

Calif. Hotel World’s First to Crowdfund

Calif. Hotel World’s First to Crowdfund

Courtesy Cary Brazeman(PALM SPRINGS, Calif.) — Turns out crowdfunding can be used for way more than the creation of a hands-free cookie dunker.For the first time, a hotel is using crowdfunding to make guests partial owners and, in the process, expedit…

Lowe’s Settles EPA Lead Paint Violations by Its Contractors

Lowe’s Settles EPA Lead Paint Violations by Its Contractors

Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Home improvement giant Lowe’s Companies Inc. has agreed to pay $500,000 after federal investigators found its home renovation contractors in nine states had violated safety standards for lead paint. The retail chain wa…

Stocks End Mixed Ahead of the Holiday Weekend

Stocks End Mixed Ahead of the Holiday Weekend

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Wall Street stocks rolled to a mixed finish to end the short week before a holiday.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 16 points at 16,408.54. The Nasdaq Composite finished up 9 points at 4,095.52. The S&P 50…

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