Average US 30-year mortgage rate down to 4.34 pct.

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 4.34 pct.; 15-year loan eases to 3.38 pct.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 02:53pm EDT

Virginia restaurants get reprieve on wine dinner crackdown

Enophiles in Northern Virginia will likely have a lot more wine dinners to add to their calendars in the coming months, after the Virginia General Assembly passed a law that explicitly allows restaurants to hold the events with wine distributors.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 02:46pm EDT

Sebelius: 7.5 million now signed up

Health secretary Sebelius says 7.5 million people have applied for coverage under health law

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 01:30pm EDT

Crisis deepens at Co-op Group as director quits

In latest blow, reforming director quits board of Britain's troubled Co-operative Group

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 12:47pm EDT

Stocks take another tumble; eBay heads lower

Stocks slide on Wall Street; Volatile biotechnology sector takes another plunge; eBay down

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 12:11pm EDT

Another profitable quarter, Rite Aid breaks out

Rite Aid tops fourth-quarter expectations, logs 6th straight profit and prepares for growth

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 12:00pm EDT

D.C. gains gluten-free bakery

The District is getting its first gluten-free baker.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 11:56am EDT

Myanmar clunkers scrapped in rush for 'new' cars

Myanmar clunkers hit the scrap heap, as automakers set sights on new car market

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 11:08am EDT

A muddled start for US stocks; eBay opens lower

Stocks get off to a mixed start on Wall Street; Bed Bath & Beyond plunges on weak sales

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 09:57am EDT

Oil slips on weak China trade data, US supply rise

Oil prices down but still above $103 on weak China trade data, surge in US crude supplies

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 09:40am EDT

Economists predict muted German minimum wage hit

While raising German growth forecast, economists predict modest minimum wage impact

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 09:30am EDT

Dozens arrested in credit card fraud crackdown

Police arrest 70 at airports around the world in coordinated crackdown on credit card fraud

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 09:30am EDT

Northwestern appeals NLRB ruling on athletes

Northwestern appeals labor board ruling that its college scholarship athletes are employees

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 08:30am EDT

Bank of England keeps rates, stimulus on hold

Bank of England keeps key rate at 0.5 percent, stimulus program on hold as economy recovers

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 08:20am EDT

D.C. business brews culture of kombucha fans

A local 'brewery' is making a healthy, effervescent drink, packed with probiotcs.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 07:19am EDT

US stocks rally on Fed minutes, earnings news

Encouraging signals from the Federal Reserve on interest rates send stocks sharply higher

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 06:48am EDT

Minutes show Fed struggled to agree on rate policy

Fed minutes show officials struggling with language to convey future interest-rate levels

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 06:00am EDT

House panel refers ex-IRS official to Justice Dept

House panel says former IRS official may have committed crimes in tea party targeting

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 12:10am EDT

Comcast argues benefits of Time Warner Cable deal

Comcast makes its case for taking over Time Warner Cable, stresses benefits in gov't filings

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 11:50pm EDT

Data brokers disciplined over consumer protections

Government: Broker sold consumer data that wrongly identified people as possible sex offenders

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 09:10pm EDT
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