Financial

(Washington, DC) -- The Federal Reserve is expected to provide clues Wednesday on the timing of its first rate hike in more than eight years. Many economists expect policymakers to signal a gradual increase in rates starting next year. The Fed will issue a statement at 2 p.m...
(New York, NY) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed just short of a new record high Tuesday. Stocks jumped due to speculation that the Fed may tweak the wording of its interest rate decision due Wednesday. The Dow closed with a gain of 101 points to 17-132, about six...
(Undated) -- McDonald's is offering customers free coffee. You can get a free small McCafe coffee during breakfast hours at participating McDonald's restaurants. No purchase is necessary and the offer lasts until September 29th. The fast food chain held its first free coffee...
(Washington, DC) -- Incomes are holding steady while poverty dips slightly in the U.S. The Census Bureau says median household income rose just 180 dollars last year from 2012, coming in at an average of just under 52-thousand dollars. Meanwhile, poverty slid to 14.5 percent...
(Undated) -- UPS is planning to hire 90-thousand seasonal workers to help handle the holiday surge in package deliveries. UPS said today it's also adding aircraft and thousands of new or leased delivery vehicles beginning next month. The world's largest courier service says the...
(Atlantic City, NJ) -- For the fourth time this year another Atlantic City casino is history. The Trump Plaza closed its doors Tuesday morning, the victim of the changing gaming landscape at the Jersey shore. The Atlantic Club closed in January with the Showboat and Revel...
(Atlanta, GA) -- Coca-Cola is bringing back Surge. The soft drink giant claims Surge is back "by popular demand," though the only place you'll be able to purchase a 12-pack of 16-ounce cans of the citrus flavored soda is on Amazon. Surge was originally sold in the U.S. between...
(Undated) -- Producer prices are holding steady. This morning's report shows that producer prices were flat in August. They were up one-tenth of a percent over July when more volatile food and energy prices were excluded. Compared to last August, prices are up one-point-eight...
(Atlantic City, NJ) -- Trump Plaza is the fourth Atlantic City casino to close this year, leaving one-thousand people out of a job, including Sergio the bar back. The Trump Taj Mahal could close before Thanksgiving unless it can find the funds to keep operating. Warning notices...