April 2013 Headlines

Koch Brothers Put in Bid for Tribune Newpapers

Two conservative brothers could be the future owners of eight large newspaper branches owned by the media giant, The Tribune Company.

Poll: Americans feel Future Economy is Bleak

A new Associated Press GFK poll finds only one in four expect their financial situation to improve over the year.

New Poll Proves Americans feel Future Economy is Bleak

A new Associated Press GFK poll finds only one in four expect their financial situation to improve over the year.

Higher Taxes Delays Tax Freedom Day

Today is Tax Freedom Day. Americans have earned enough to pay all their annual taxes.

TurboTax's Goes Offline, Leaving Users Outraged

TurboTax customers may be scrambling to file before the April 15 IRS deadline after the online tax software company went offline briefly Sunday.

Need More Time to File Taxes? No Problem

Tax day has arrived and some taxpayers will be making a midnight trip to the post office to get those forms in on time.

Postal Service Says Saturday Mail Delivery Stays

The U.S. Postal Service announced Wednesday it will continue Saturday mail delivery despite previous plans to cut back to a five-day delivery system.

 

Housing Prices Boost Hopes for Steady Recovery

Economists and investors are hoping that the economy will keep up its slow recovery.

Obama Advocates for Weaker Credit Loan Applicants

The Obama White House is pushing banks to make more home loans available to people with weaker credit; The Washington Post reported on Tuesday.

Experts Say US, Russia Could See Oil Boom

New technologies could make the United States a world leader in producing oil from shale rock. Meanwhile, Russia could experience an oil boom of its own.

Walmart Rolling Back Prices at the Pump

Walmart is now rolling back prices at the pump. Commuters in 21 states can now save as much as 15 cents a gallon until July 7.

Analysts Project More Record Highs for Stock Market

The market started off the year with the strongest three months since 1998. Now investors are expecting stocks to keep doing well for the rest of 2013.

Court Rules California City Can File Bankruptcy

A federal judge ruled Monday that Stockton, Calif., cannot pay its bills and has no other option than to file bankruptcy.