DETROIT (Reuters) – The Chevrolet Spark all-electric subcompact car will cost U.S. buyers as much as 38 percent less than what it takes to buy its larger sibling, the hybrid Volt, General Motors Co said on Thursday.
Sales of white sugar are up, as the big artificial sweeteners struggle.
March 27 Reuters) – Planned cuts in U.S. government payments for private Medicare Advantage insurance may not be as severe as first proposed, a prospect that could boost the shares of insurers such…
MERIDEN, Connecticut (Reuters) – The gunman who killed 20 children and six adults at a Connecticut elementary school fired 154 rounds in less than 5 minutes, selecting high capacity magazines from a home arsenal stocked with swords, knives and a … Continue reading
* Shares up 1.7 percent at 11-month high (Adds details on economy, context on sales; updates shares)
There’s a huge pay gap between men and women in the United States, one which shows few signs of closing anytime soon. But the size of that gap varies widely by profession. In 2012, the median weekly wage for women … Continue reading
BOSTON (Reuters) – A weather system threatening New England with a third straight weekend of winter storms appeared to be weakening on Saturday night, promising less snowfall than expected.
For the first time in five years, the federal budget deficit will come in under $ 1 trillion in 2013, congressional budget analysts said Tuesday, with the gap between taxes and spending falling to $ 845 billion in the fiscal … Continue reading
As the economy recovers, rising prices can seem inevitable. But they’re not universal: Experts say some items and expenses may actually be cheaper in the new year.
Suzy Khimm has already written about the much-feared “milk cliff.” If Congress fails to renew the farm bill by Jan. 1, the country’s farm policy will revert back to laws dating from 1949. Government price supports for milk would rise … Continue reading