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A B-2 stealth bomber lands in Palmdale, California. Northrop Grumman, the maker of the stealth bomber, has just won an $80 billion contract with the Pentagon.

How big a stimulus is a stealth bomber contract?

Oct 28, 2015
Northrop Grumman's contract will fuel economies, but not like in the past.
Posted In: Northrop Grumman, stealth bomber, Pentagon

Walgreens buys Rite Aid as industry consolidates

Oct 28, 2015
The pharmacy industry thinks bigger is better to find cost savings.
Posted In: Walgreen's, Rite Aid, pharmacy
An American flag waves outside the United States Capitol building.

Room in Capitol to now be called 'Freedom Foyer'

Oct 27, 2015
It's all a part of the budget deal.
Posted In: white house, budget
Fashion Designer Donna Karan walks the runway at the Donna Karan New York 30th Anniversary fashion show during Spring fashion week in New York City in 2014.

Donna Karan on her chaotic life in fashion

Oct 27, 2015
Kai Ryssdal talks to fashion icon Donna Karan about her new memoir, 'My Journey.'
Posted In: fashion, Donna Karan, designer clothes
The New York Stock Exchange has acquired Interactive Data Corp. for $5 billion.

A data hungry exchange makes a big acquisition

Oct 27, 2015
The Intercontinental Exchange will spend $5.2 billion on Interactive Data Corp.
Posted In: NYSE, IDC, financial data, acquisitions
Two women walk past a 'For Sale' sign in Des Plaines, Illinois.

Measuring the economy's momentum

Oct 27, 2015
In a week full of economic stats, what's the underlying momentum of growth?
Posted In: Housing, figures, employment, economic data
A quadcopter drone arrives with a small delivery at Deutsche Post headquarters in Germany. Back in the U.S., Wal-Mart has already been testing delivery drones.

Wal-Mart testing drones for delivery

Oct 26, 2015
Nothing will go wrong, right? Right?
Posted In: drones, Wal-Mart, delivery services
American Airlines

American will try no-frills pricing next year

Oct 26, 2015
The carrier is cutting prices in cities with competition from cut-rate airlines.
Posted In: American Airlines, discount airlines, air travel

Local Money: A visit to Raleigh's #Drunktown

Oct 23, 2015
Raleigh's new outdoor bar hour policy has upset some local businesses and local residents.
Posted In: local money, raleigh
Hurricane Patricia is seen churning in the Pacific on Friday.

The most powerful hurricanes aren't always that costly

Oct 23, 2015
Patricia is bearing down on Mexico, but its economic impact will likely be minimal.
Posted In: hurricane, weather, storms