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Friday, Mar 23, 2018 at 12:27 PM CDT

Toys R Us Liquidation Marks End of an Era for Shoppers

Toys R Us Liquidation Marks End of an Era for Shoppers

Friday marked the beginning of the end for toy seller Toys R Us as the toy retailer began liquidation sales on March 23 at hundreds of stores around the country. The going-out-of-business sales are the...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 03:12 PM CDT

House Committee Calls for Facebook's Zuckerberg to Testify

House Committee Calls for Facebook's Zuckerberg to Testify

The leaders of a key House committee declared Thursday that Facebook officials failed to answers questions about a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining company, and they want CEO Mark...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 10:18 AM CDT

Average 30-Year Mortgage Rates Rose to 4.45 Percent

Average 30-Year Mortgage Rates Rose to 4.45 Percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates are ticking up slightly this week, the 10th increase in the past 11 weeks. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages rose to...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 09:18 AM CDT

American Airlines Adding Legroom

American Airlines Adding Legroom

American Airlines is adding seats to make more legroom in the cabin. Forty economy seats will be taken out to place the more roomy seats, which will be available for a premium cost.

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 06:55 AM CDT

DFW Startups Among Nation's Best: Survey

DFW Startups Among Nation's Best: Survey

A ranking by PitchBook, a financial data and software company, has DFW listed in the top 20 metro areas for startups and venture capitalists, with $5.4 billion invested over the past seven years.

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 06:14 AM CDT

YouTube Tightens Restrictions on Firearm Videos

YouTube Tightens Restrictions on Firearm Videos

YouTube has tightened its restrictions on firearms videos. The video-serving network owned by Google is banning videos that provide instructions on how to make a firearm, ammunition, high-capacity magazines,...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 09:05 PM CDT

US, AT&T Fire Opening Salvos as Govt Seeks to Block Merger

US, AT&T Fire Opening Salvos as Govt Seeks to Block Merger

The government and AT&T exchanged opening salvos in a federal trial Thursday as the U.S. seeks to block the Dallas-based telephone giant from absorbing Time Warner, in a case that could shape how consumers get —...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 07:00 AM CDT

Toy Co. CEO Leads Effort to Salvage Toys R Us

Toy Co. CEO Leads Effort to Salvage Toys R Us

Toy company executive Isaac Larian says he and other investors have pledged a total of $200 million in financing and hope to raise four times that amount in crowdfunding in order to bid for up to 400 of the Toys...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 07:58 PM CDT

Trump Orders Huge Tariffs on China, Raises Trade War Worries

Trump Orders Huge Tariffs on China, Raises Trade War Worries

Primed for economic combat, President Donald Trump set in motion tariffs on as much as $60 billion in Chinese imports to the U.S. on Thursday and accused the Chinese of high-tech thievery, picking a fight...

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 09:37 PM CDT

NYC Agency Investigating More Than a Dozen Kushner Buildings

NYC Agency Investigating More Than a Dozen Kushner Buildings

New York City's buildings regulator launched investigations at more than a dozen Kushner Cos. properties Wednesday following an Associated Press report that the real estate developer routinely filed false...

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