December 2011 Headlines
The lack of snow has been bad for business at ski resorts across the country, where many ski slopes are still covered with grass.
European leaders will face major hurdles trying to solve their debt crises in the New Year as the eurozone economy appears headed for a recession.
France is placing a new tax on all sugary beverages in an attempt to fight obesity and to boost state coffers.
The New York Times accidentally sent out a discount email to more than 8 million people.
The Christmas shopping season wasn't good enough for Sears.
Economists expect slightly stronger growth this coming year, according to a recent Associated Press survey.
Millions of people across the country stormed the malls on Monday for those Mega Monday sales.
Beyond feeling better, financial planner Robin Tull says giving can lighten your tax burden.
Experts say that although the economy grew slower in the summer than first thought, it's ending the year on a high note.
As the eurozone struggles to resolve its debt crisis, a new Reuters
poll shows experts expect gold prices to fall next year.
For possibly more than a year, hackers in China managed to breach the computer systems at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Unemployment rates fell in 43 states last month -- the biggest nationwide drop in eight years.
Retailers are reporting a record 2011 holiday season. And according to the National Retail Federation - it's not over yet.
A new charity matching grant is providing important help for Christian ministries.
Applications for jobless benefits, which are used to measure the pace of layoffs, dropped to 366,000 last week.
Retail sales are up for the sixth straight month in a row, hinting that the economy is on a slow, but progressive rebound.
Some Egyptian Muslim groups want tourists to conform to Islamic laws while visiting their country.
Internet sales in the U.S. this holiday season are up 15 percent to $24.6 billion, according to comScore.
Thousands of poor people across the Northeast are bracing for a difficult winter with substantially less home heating aid coming from the federal government.
As governments worldwide face money trouble, economists and investors are watching and waiting -- hoping the world doesn't fall off the financial precipice.
Americans increased their borrowing in October to buy cars and pay for college, and they also charged a little bit more on their credit cards.
European leaders crafted an agreement in an attempt to convince global markets that the euro will survive the debt crisis. But Britain declined to get on board.
The Labor Department reported Thursday that applications were down last week by 23,000 to a seasonally adjusted 381,000. That's the lowest number of applications since February.
The credit rating agency Standard and Poor's is threatening to downgrade most of Europe as the continent's debt crisis continues.
New data shows 423,500 employees were added to the holiday workforce in November, the largest gain since 2007.
Hundreds of companies across the country are giving their employees back a benefit they took away during the recent recession, just in time for Christmas.
French President Sarkozy and German Chancellor Merkel are meeting in Paris on Monday to craft a cohesive plan that will tackle Europe's debt crisis.
The U.S. Postal Service's financial problems could soon delay your mail as the agency prepares to make unprecedented cuts to its ballooning budget.
The unemployment rate took a sharp drop in November, falling to 8.6 percent, which is lowest level since March of 2009.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it will take years to solve Europe's debt crisis.
Applications for unemployment benefits have increased for a second straight week -- a sign the economy is still recovering at a slow pace.
The Dow Jones closed above the 12,000 mark Wednesday after the world's central banks lowered the cost of borrowing. But skeptics warn it's too early to celebrate.