August 27, 2013 It's been a good year for Tesla Motors and its Model S luxury sedan in California, where Tesla is selling more cars than Porsche, Jaguar, Lincoln, or Buick. In 2013, the company has sold 4,714 cars in the state, according to the California New Car Dealers Association.
August 27, 2013 Consumer confidence and home prices continue to rise. But they're not moving up quickly. Both are key economic indicators.
August 26, 2013 The threat of furloughs loomed large early in 2013, when mandatory budget cuts seemed certain to force federal workers to skip anywhere from 10 to 22 days of work without pay. A new tally by Federal News Radio shows that many agencies took fewer than half the days they predicted.
August 23, 2013 The housing sector has been a bright spot for the economy. But a drop in sales of new homes last month has some economists thinking that higher mortgage rates might be sapping some of that sector's momentum.
August 22, 2013 Are federal prosecutors gearing up to file more big mortgage fraud cases? Bank of America was targeted recently, and JPMorgan Chase has disclosed that it is under investigation. Now that banks have returned to profitability, regulators may be more willing to take action. But time may be running out in some cases.
August 22, 2013 While 13,000 more people applied for unemployment insurance than had the week before, the trend is still better than at any time since before the last recession began in December 2007.