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Target to roll out new food and beverage brand next month

(MINNEAPOLIS) -- In an effort to further make its stores a one-stop shop for customers, Target announced on Monday it is launching a new food and beverage brand next month.The brand, called Good & Gather, is the retailer's largest owned brand launch and is expected to roll out in stores…... Read More

President Trump dismisses fears of US economic recession

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump and his top advisers on Monday continued to dismiss talk that the the U.S. economy is showing signs it could be headed for a recession amid his trade war with China.After telling reporters Sunday “We have the strongest economy, by far, in the world,” the…... Read More

One-third of economists predict US recession in 2021

(NEW YORK) -- Among 226 economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics, 34% said a recession would hit the U.S. in 2021, an increase from 25% who believed so in February.The new survey, released Monday by the Washington-based organization, also revealed that fewer economists expected a recession to…... Read More

'All the single ladies': Money tips for the unmarried

(NEW YORK) -- Daniele Schreir has a full-time job and a side hustle as a blogger, but still her biggest anxiety is money, which she attributes to being single."As a single woman, especially at my age, I not only think of finances often but I worry about them often as…... Read More

UPS joins race for future of delivery services by investing in self-driving trucks

(NEW YORK) -- The self-driving tractor-trailer of the future is one step closer, with UPS in tow.UPS announced an investment in TuSimple, an autonomous truck startup, on Thursday in an effort to cut costs and time in the ever-increasing race for more-efficient ground deliveries. UPS has already contracted TuSimple to…... Read More

Tyson Foods recalls 39,000 pounds of frozen chicken patties possibly contaminated with 'foreign matter'

(NEW YORK) -- Tyson Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling approximately 39,078 pounds of frozen chicken patties over concerns the products were possibly contaminated with "extraneous materials," according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The impacted products were distributed in Missouri, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas…... Read More

Beware of asking your smart device to look up a phone number, Better Business Bureau warns

(NEW YORK) -- The Better Business Bureau issued a new warning on Friday cautioning consumers to not ask voice assistant-enabled smart devices to find and call phone numbers for companies because it could lead you to a scam.According to the nonprofit BBB, when some customers ask devices such as Google…... Read More

Walmart says it sells 20 percent of ammunition in US, defends gun sales after mass shootings

(BENTONVILLE, Ark.) -- Since 22 people were killed in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, earlier this month, and another shooting at a Mississippi Walmart in July left two people dead, the megastore -- which estimates it sells one out of every 50 guns sold, and…... Read More

New York City hosts first dog restaurant week

(NEW YORK) -- Starting this Sunday, New York City is going to the dogs.Dog lovers can dine out with their four-legged friends from Aug. 18 to Aug. 25 at a variety of local dog-friendly outdoor patios across Manhattan and Brooklyn for Dog Restaurant Week.The first of its kind in New…... Read More

What is an inverted yield curve? It's a recession's canary in a coal mine

(NEW YORK) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its worst day of 2019 on Wednesday, and economists offered an obscure culprit: an inverted yield curve.What is it, and why did it spook investors?On Aug. 14, the yield on 10-year Treasury bonds briefly fell below that of two-year bonds. That…... Read More

Dow closes flat, holding most of Wednesday's steep losses

(NEW YORK) -- U.S. stock markets traded mostly flat on Thursday, in essence holding most of Wednesday's steep losses.The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 0.39% or 100 points higher to end the day at 25,578.39, holding most of the largest losses of the year from Wednesday on recession cues from…... Read More

What you can do now to protect your finances in the event of a recession

(NEW YORK) -- With growing fears of a recession after the worst trading day of 2019 on Wall Street, here's what you need to know about how to protect your money.ABC News Chief Business, Technology and Economics Correspondent Rebecca Jarvis shares advice and best practices for people looking to protect…... Read More

5 clothing rental services that will keep your wardrobe in constant rotation

(NEW YORK) -- Rent The Runway has led the charge when it comes to borrowing your wardrobe through a subscription service.Now, multiple companies, as well as major retailers, are following suit, making fashion more accessible. At the end of July, one of those company called Nuuly, said that it would…... Read More

What pet owners needs to know about flying with their dogs

(NEW YORK) -- Booking a plane ticket is often as simple as the click of a few buttons -- except when flying with your dog.Then, this relatively simple process becomes a bit more complicated due to specific rules, restrictions and regulations put in place in order to ensure your dog’s…... Read More