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Automakers reported strong July sales numbers as consumers, eager to replace aging cars and businesses buying trucks, pushed the industry to levels not seen since before the Great Recession.
The improving U.S. economy may soon lead central bank to ease its bond buys.
WASHINGTON — Improving economic data is making the prospects more likely that the Federal Reserve will start tapering its massive bond buying next month, a move that suggests the recovery is on solid ground but that would be likely to roil Wall Street.
Label maker Avery Dennison Corp. will move its headquarters from Pasadena to Glendale in a bid to consolidate staff and update its work space.
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers voted Wednesday to hold steady on short-term interest rates and the central bank’s bond-buying program, but indicated that they expected economic growth to pick up.
JPMorgan manipulated California’s energy market to great profit, then lied about it. Its penalty? Chump change (one day’s revenue).
If you take our federal and state energy authorities at their word, you just might be convinced that the $ 410-million penalty dropped Tuesday on JPMorgan Chase for manipulating energy markets in California and the Midwest is a big deal.
The ride-sharing proposal for such services as Lyft and Sidecar, in which drivers use their own cars, will go to the PUC.
SACRAMENTO — Ride-sharing companies that connect passengers to drivers via smartphones should be allowed to continue operating in California if they comply with basic safety rules, state regulators proposed Tuesday.
At the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, a few dozen analysts are tasked with sifting through some 6 billion Wall Street stock trades each day.
ROCKVILLE, Md. — Cameron Funkhouser heads a spy agency that most Americans never knew existed.