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Apple is developing production plans for its next iPhones that stress cheaper liquid-crystal displays, in a sign of consumers’ sensitivity to the price of smartphones.
WSJ.com: US Business
A healthy economy can be a dangerous thing.
Americans have a history of loading up on debt in good times, then paying dearly when the bills come due. Adding to the pain: A booming economy is often accompanied by rising interest rates, which make mortgages, credit cards and other debt much more…
Unlike most people, Seal Beach resident Tom Hazelleaf took the time to read the contract when he recently received a new MasterCard.
The card, issued by Capital One, includes the benefit of being compensated “for losses you incur as a result of identity fraud,” which the agreement declares clearly…
No, President Trump, it’s not true that if you tax imported steel, we “will have protection for the first time in a long while.”
Bank of America has made headlines for dismantling eBanking, a checking account that made it easy for customers to avoid a monthly fee.
But consumers can still get low-cost checking accounts elsewhere, and these options are unlikely to disappear altogether.
What happened to eBanking
Bank of America…
Hundreds of new California laws took effect Monday with the beginning of the new year. For consumers, some are real standouts.
Let’s take a look, shall we?
Legal weed: The arrival of legal recreational marijuana is possibly the biggest change affecting the Golden State this year. Adults age 21…
The Federal Reserve vote last week to increase a key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point will eventually affect consumers, and the next step depends on which side of the saving-borrowing divide they stand.
The federal funds rate, the rate banks charge one another for overnight loans,…
Don’t be distracted. The White House would have you believe that the battle for control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is about the rightful exercise of presidential power.
It’s about screwing over consumers.
This latest completely unnecessary political crisis is the result of two…
Businesses and households in the 19 countries that use the euro are more upbeat about their prospects than they have been for almost 17 years, a sign that the currency area’s economic recovery is set to continue at a robust pace despite renewed threats to its political stability.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe
Americans buying seafood for dinner may inadvertently have subsidized the North Korean government as it builds its nuclear weapons program, an AP investigation has found. Their purchases may also have supported forced labor. At a time when North Korea is banned from selling almost anything, the country is sending tens…