Credit Phil Marino for The New York Times. It's not over for the Crumbs cupcake yet. When Crumbs Bake Shop said on Monday that it was shutting all of its stores, dessert aficionados lamented the loss of their frosted confection.
A report from Wallethub.com finds the rate of Kansans without health insurance has decreased about 2.55 percent following the implementation of federal health care reforms.
A favorable jobs report pushed mortgage rates slightly higher in this week's survey of lenders by Freddie Mac, with the average for a 30-year fixed loan rising to 4.15% from 4.12% last week.
Investors' radar screens have long been clear of the one blip guaranteed to sound the alarm in financial markets: interest rate rises by central banks.
Beer stocked in the coolers at a Family Dollar Store in Mansfield, Texas, on Jan. 7. The U.S. economy remains brutal on Family Dollar's (FDO) core, low-income customers who have been making fewer trips and spending less money at the chain.