Feb 1, 2013 A new prepaid debit card targeted at former substance abusers aims to keep the holder's spending on a very short leash.
Feb 1, 2013 Home prices are starting to climb again, particularly in certain cities -- such as Phoenix, Los Angeles and Miami. The news may be good for the housing industry, but some aspiring homeowners find themselves priced out.
Jan 31, 2013 The U.S. government has approved China's largest auto parts maker Wanxiang's plans to buy A123 systems. The result might be a huge loss of jobs in America.
Apr 19, 2013 Mike Pethel has pieced together what may be the fastest electric car anywhere, using two DC motors and enough batteries to power 750 homes.
Jan 28, 2013 A new deal between Time Warner Cable and the L.A. Dodgers will create another regional sports network that will drive up your cable bill, even if you don't watch.
Jan 25, 2013 Despite a dip in home sales last December, new data reveals that overall sales for 2012 were the highest in three years.
Jan 17, 2013 It's been four years since Barack Obama used 'hope' in his presidential campaign message. Author and journalist Héctor Tobar talks about how he sees hope where he lives.
Jan 14, 2013 Facing ambitious new federal mileage standards, and higher gas prices, automakers are touting ‘fuel efficiency’ at the North American International Auto Show this week.
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Jan 15, 2015 The Oscar nominations kick into gear spending on everything from catering to car services, boosting the economy of Los Angeles and beyond.