(Bloomberg) -- Consumer confidence increased in March to the second-highest level since August 2007 as Americans grew more upbeat about the outlook for the labor market and incomes.
Charter Communications said Tuesday that it would buy Bright House Networks in a cash-and-stock-deal valued at $10.4 billion to expand in Florida.
DETROIT - Up to 17,000 Detroit-area property owners have entered into payment plans hoping to avoid losing their homes to tax foreclosure, and that number will likely rise.
WASHINGTON - Home prices in 20 cities appreciated at a faster pace in the year ended in January, indicating the residential real-estate market continues to firm.
... * Oil prices weaken for third straight day. * Charter to buy Bright House for about $10 bln. * Nasdaq set for longest-ever streak of quarterly gains.