November 25, 2014
2:48 pm
Business News
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Stocks ended the day Tuesday similar to where they started, leaving indexes near record highs.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 2.96 points to 17,814.94, and the S&P 500 lost 2.38 points, ending the day at 2,067.0
Michael Nagle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The frenzy of Black Friday shopping is often about excitement and tradition, but don't buy into all the hype. There are some things that may seem like a great deal, but aren't.Deals site recommends that
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Samsung's eye scrolling technology has been taken to a new level by a volunteer group of engineers who have developed a system that allows a user to surf the Internet, write and edit documents with the blink of an
Nuno André/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- What do you get when you mix rain and snow in the Northeast and 46 million people are expected to travel for Thanksgiving? A recipe for a travel disaster.But those with plans to travel Wednesday -- one of t
phillyskater/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Home Depot acknowledged in a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday that it faces at least 44 civil lawsuits related to the data breach that put millions of customers' personal info
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Even Twitter executives aren't immune to direct messaging mishaps.Twitter Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto appeared to have accidentally tweeted what was intended to be a direct message about acquiring a compan
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- While some stores are beating each other to the punch to open their doors as early as possible on Thanksgiving, others are encouraging their workers to enjoy turkey at home.Stores like Costco and Nordstrom are choo
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Designer Christian Louboutin has released a limited-edition nail polish that costs just as much as a pair of his famous red-bottom shoes.Sold at Sephora, “Starlight” is priced at $675.But there’s a reason w
Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Honda said on Monday that it had vastly underreported claims involving accidents that resulted in injuries or deaths between 2003 and 2014.In a news release regarding a third-party audit of the company'
Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images(CANTON, Texas) -- A woman who had pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in 2004 in a car crash that killed her fiancé was declared innocent on Monday after a district judge determined that the crash was caused by a
Lisa Rose/NBC(LOS ANGELES) -- At just 20 years old, Justin Bieber is officially the highest-paid celebrity under 30 years old.According to Forbes, the singer made $80 million over a 12-month period, putting him at the top of the publication's list of The
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It’s a feast fit for a king.For a whopping $35,000 big spenders can enjoy a delicious nine-course Thanksgiving dinner. That’s $8,750 per person - and it’s being offered at Old Homestead restaurant in New
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 reached new record highs on Monday.The Dow climbed 7.84 points to 17,817.90, and the S&P jumped 5.91 points to 2,069.41. The Nasdaq went up 41.92 points to 4,754.89.Retail
John E. Kelly/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The price of Thanksgiving dinner might be going up, but that doesn't mean you have to break the bank to get turkey and all the fixings on the table.This year, various foodstuffs popular around the holiday are more e
Craigslist founder Craig Newmark speaks with ABC News outside his San Francisco home in 2014. (ABC News)(NEW YORK) -- The head of the Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a challenge to Craigslist to make its site safer for consumers following a
Tetra Images/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- As Americans approach prime shopping season, the impulse to spend beyond one's means will inevitably creep into some households. But some states are apparently more addicted to debt than others -- and they aren't neces
Google(NEW YORK) -- Google Maps released a few new updates this month that could come in handy just in time for the Thanksgiving rush.The latest iteration of the Google Maps app for Android now offers users the weather. While it's not necessarily that hel
Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Budweiser is keeping its Clydesdales in the stable.In a bid to stop the slide in Budweiser sales to young drinkers, the brand will not be using the traditional horses in holiday advertising.“The self-proclaimed
NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages(NEW YORK) -- Amazon is getting a run for its money as the holiday season kicks into high gear. The firm that revolutionized online shopping is facing more competition from brick-and-mortar rivals. “Amazon should be worr
E+/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Gift cards may be among the most requested gift items this year, according to the National Retail Federation, in part because the choices are seemingly endless.CardHub, the credit card comparison site, used data from its gift-
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