| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Following a dip in September in the average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S., the so-called window-sticker value rebounded in October. Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute ??? who calculate average...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:32 AM
As with previous Challenges, the cars at the top were not too far apart, but some of the opinions of the judges were quite far apart. One sedan was the solid favorite for one of our judges, but it received......
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs said it is making substantial progress reducing the backlog of disability claims that has bedeviled it for years, and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki is confident of reaching his goal to eliminate the long...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The major American auto shows all have their own hook that sets them apart from one another: New York's is the "most attended," Chicago???s boasts the "most square footage" and Detroit's is the "most important." The L.A. Auto Show distinguishes......
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Continuing a trend that dates back at least to the dawn of recorded time, actively managed mutual funds--those run by professional stock pickers--recently have been trounced by the market averages.
As my colleague Tom Petruno documented over the...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:34 AM
The genius of Tom Ford’s designs stand on their own. Known for his innate ability to inject glamour into everything he touches, his work at the helm of Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent demonstrated this notion in the ‘90s. In 2006, he launched his...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Why hasn’t anyone on Wall Street gone to prison for the 2008 financial crisis? Perhaps because the FBI is recommending far fewer white-collar prosecutions.
The FBI has recommended only 2,001 white-collar cases for criminal prosecution so far...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:28 AM
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve's decision not to reduce its bond-buying program was "prudent" because the world's economy remains weak, according to Xinhua, China's official state-run news agency.
"The Fed's 'no taper yet' decision seems prudent...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Acura made its name on upscale sedans and coupes, but its MDX crossover has quietly become the meal ticket for Honda's luxury division.
Last year, the MDX made up about a third of Acura's sales in the U.S., and it has been the brand's biggest seller...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Despite being completely redesigned for 2014, Toyota’s new Corolla still has some catching up to do in terms of safety.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced Thursday that the Corolla earned only a “marginal” rating in...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:02 AM
The Federal Reserve’s decision to continue a stimulus program unabated should put more downward pressure on mortgage rates, which had fallen sharply this week even before the central bank announced its decision.
The average rate for a 30-year fixed...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:08 PM
An Oklahoma City jury has found that electronic defects in a Toyota Motor Corp. vehicle caused it to accelerate out of control and crash into a wall, killing a passenger and seriously injuring the driver.
The verdict, handed down late Thursday, requires...