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Robot deliveries: The fries of the machines

The next time you order takeout for dinner, the "deliveryperson" who comes to your door may not actually be a human being at all.

How the interest rate hike hits your credit card and mortgage

The interest rate hike affects everything from savings to mortgages. Here's how it breaks down for you.

Fed raises rates for third time since the recession

In a widely expected move, the Federal Reserve hiked up the nation's interest rate by 0.25 percentage points, Fed Chair Janet Yellen announced.

Labor market experts: Nope, jobs numbers aren't "phony" or "a hoax"

Kellyanne Conway drew derision from labor economists Monday after her assertion of "fakery" in reference to jobs data.

Jobs report reflects confidence more than fundamentals

The February jobs report showed steady improvement in job creation and wage growth. Now it's up to Trump to keep that positive momentum going.

Tax reform prospects soothed stocks after bruising health care battle

After opening down triple-digits, the prospect of Trump tax cuts pulled stock markets back from their bruising from the failed health care battle.

Health care defeat rattles markets as confidence in Trump wavers

Coming so early in President Donald Trump's term, the blow heightens worries about the chances to enact measures to boost the economy.

Trump Tantrum looms on Wall Street if health care effort stalls

The Trump Trade could start looking more like a Trump Tantrum if the healthcare bill stalls in Congress, prompting worries on Wall Street.

Trump's first economic report card: A strong 235,000 jobs added in February

The first full jobs report of the Trump administration came in like a lion: The United States added 235,000 new jobs to the economy in February. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics also showed that the unemployment rate ticked down from 4.8 percent to 4.7 percent, indicating that slightly fewer Americans are actively looking for work. The strong jobs data represents the last piece of the puzzle for the Federal Reserve and essentially seals the deal for an interest rate hike next week at its two-day monetary policy meeting on March 14-15.

How many rate hikes should we expect this year?

The highly anticipated jobs February report is due for release Friday morning, and will show Trump's progress in his first full month as president.

Trump's budget axes job programs for minorities, poorer Americans

Donald Trump ran for president on a platform of creating jobs, but his inaugural budget would siphon resources away from programs that do just that.

What are the best things to buy in April? Well, Easter candy to start!

Retailers are also offering plenty of deals in April — think Easter candy, shoe sales and freebies all day long on Tax Day.

Sportswear brands by women form a league of their own

A number of entrepreneurial women are addressing the dire lack of diversity in sportswear for women with brands of their own.

L. L. Bean launches new duck boot styles

L.L. Bean is rolling out short-run versions of the iconic duck boots the company has been producing in the United States for more than 100 years.

TurboTax and H&R Block profit by blocking you from free, easy returns

Even Reagan wanted filing your taxes to be free and easy. Then tax software makers spent millions lobbying to make sure it never happened.

Mortgage applications rocket ahead of anticipated Fed rate hike

Mortgage interest rates moved to the highest level since 2014 as the Fed indicated it will likely increase interest rates Wednesday.

James Bond's favorite car, the Aston Martin, is better than ever

The Aston Martin DB11 is the long-awaited successor to the DB9 seen in several Bond adventures and considered one of the most beautiful sports cars.

World's first pot-focused ETF lets Americans legally invest in hot biz

Our neighbors to the north are bringing a new meaning to the term "investor high," with the world's first marijuana-focused exchange fund.

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