U.S. stocks closed slightly higher for a second day Thursday, thanks to strength from the technology sector, including Apple's 1.6% rise. But the gains were limited as investors refrained from making big bets as long as the fiscal cliff remains unresolved.
Ford's C-Max and Fusion hybrids get nowhere near the fuel economy estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a new blog post by Consumer Reports magazine.
The United States is one step closer to becoming a major exporter of natural gas. A long awaited report from the Energy Department issued Wednesday said the benefits of exporting the gas far outweigh the costs.
The Ram 1500 has been named 2013 Truck of the Year by Motor Trend magazine. The magazine's editors were impressed by the truck's posh interior, fuel economy and posh interior.
While China has become the world's second largest economy, doing business in China is now perceived to be more corrupt, according to Transparency International. China dropped five spots to 80th place out of 176 countries surveyed in the 2012 Corruption Perceptions Index.
The longer Congress waits to avoid the fiscal cliff, the more complicated it will be for businesses to figure out how much to pay workers early next year.
Democrats are expected to fight hard to preserve the tax deduction for state and local taxes, despite its more than $80 billion cost to the federal budget, during the fiscal cliff negotiations. A look at the states that benefit most from the deduction makes it clear why.
Aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce may face prosecution over allegations of corruption in China, Indonesia and other international markets.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are better at managing their money than the average American, new research shows.