A new report found more working mothers than ever are now the primary breadwinners.
The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time, and the Standard and Poor’s 500 index, a broader market measure, rose above 1,600.
From misleading serving sizes to confusing calorie counts, many think nutrition labels are due for an update.
Citigroup said Wednesday that it will cut 11,000 jobs, a bold early move by new CEO Michael Corbat. The cuts amount to about 4 percent of Citi’s workforce of 262,000.
Hostess, the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, is going out of business, closing plants, laying off its 18,500 workers and putting its brands up for sale.
Inspectors for the Department of Health and Human Services analyzed a sample of products, looking specifically at supplements for immune support or weight loss.
The initial price didn’t hold, gaining 11 percent as investors scrambled to get a piece of the company that started in a Harvard dorm room and became, with Friday’s trading, a more than $100 billion giant.
Many gas stations charge a little more for credit card purchases, but some stations on Long Island have a differential of up to $2 a gallon.
The exact unemployment rate for adults with autism is unknown, but most experts agree the rate is as high as 85 percent, despite their typically above-average intelligence.
The December unemployment numbers may have been good news, but people in the Tri-State Area still need jobs.
On Tuesday night there was an auction of royal proportions in Midtown. Christie’s was selling off Elizabeth Taylor’s “legendary jewels,” and the bidding, as expected, went through the roof.
A faster iPhone with better software and an improved camera went on sale Friday as hundreds of buyers camped out for hours to be among the first to get one.
A late afternoon rally pushed the stock market higher for only the second day this month.
Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick Looks Back At 9/11, Reflects On Company’s Progress 10 Years Later
In the aftermath of 9/11, Cantor Fitzgerald emerged as one of New York’s most profound symbols of loss.
Stocks plunged Friday and ended an otherwise positive trading week on a sour note after a dismal jobs report renewed fears of another recession.
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