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Friday June 22nd, 2018 8:45PM

AP Business - Consumer News

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage edges up to 3.67 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week but remained close to historically low levels with the spring home-buying season underway.Mortgage giant Freddie Mac sai...
10:46AM ( 3 years ago )
Manufacturing in Philadelphia area rises slightly in April
WASHINGTON (AP) — Factories in the Philadelphia region got a bit busier in April compared to March. But the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia says production and shipments are still at low levels.T...
10:23AM ( 3 years ago )
US homebuilding falls 2.5 percent in March from year ago amid sluggish housing market
WASHINGTON (AP) — US homebuilding falls 2.5 percent in March from year ago amid sluggish housing market.
8:34AM ( 3 years ago )
Applications for US unemployment aid rose last week to 294K; total recipients at 14-year low
WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment aid rose last week to 294K; total recipients at 14-year low.
8:32AM ( 3 years ago )
Chinese, Australian benchmarks lead Asian stock market gains
HONG KONG (AP) — Most major Asian stock indexes were higher Thursday as Chinese shares rebounded on stimulus hopes a day after gloomy first-quarter economic numbers and Australian shares rose on a sur...
11:26PM ( 3 years ago )
Court rules GM shielded from death claims before bankruptcy
DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a 2009 bankruptcy order shields General Motors from billions of dollars in death and injury claims tied to defective ignition switches in older smal...
9:46PM ( 3 years ago )
Target settles data breach lawsuit with MasterCard for $19M
NEW YORK (AP) — Target and MasterCard say they've agreed to settle lawsuits over the discounter's pre-Christmas 2013 massive data breach.Target said late Wednesday it has set aside up to $19 million f...
7:19PM ( 3 years ago )
Japan bumps China as top holder of US Treasury debt
WASHINGTON (AP) — Japan overtook China in February as the top foreign holder of U.S. Treasury securities, a position Japan last held in August 2008.In its monthly report on bond holdings, the Treasury...
6:45PM ( 3 years ago )
Fight for $15 protests expand for low-wage workers
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fight for $15 campaign to win higher pay and a union for fast-food workers is expanding to represent a variety of low-wage workers and become more of a social justice movement.In N...
6:18PM ( 3 years ago )
FDA approves new type of heart failure drug from Amgen
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Patients with chronic heart failure, a disabling, deadly disease that worsens as the heart gradually pumps less efficiently, are getting a much-needed new option with U.S. approva...
6:09PM ( 3 years ago )