Australians spent in record numbers in the lead-up to Christmas, the peak retail body says, with those aged over 14 spending an average of $2,500 each in the six weeks leading up to today.
The car-hailing app added a $2 fee for New York City users that hail a yellow cab using the app's UberT payment platform. Uber claims the surcharge - which it has implemented in other markets - helps cover taxi drivers in the event of cancellations.
The US Navy vessel the USS Ranger is making its final voyage on the ocean. The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has paid one whole penny to transport the legendary aircraft carrier to the International Shipbreaking facility in Brownsville, TX, next ...
In a year full of market milestones, Wall Street reached a couple more Friday, lifting the Dow Jones industrial average past the 18,000-point mark for the first time and delivering the Standard & Poor's 500 index its second record-high close in two days.
Fixed mortgage rates ticked up this week but remain near lows for the year, according to Freddie Mac's weekly survey of lenders.