Bought a $450M painting? In NY, don't worry about the tax

Dec 8, 2017

If a report that a Saudi prince bought a $450 million (380 million euro) Leonardo painting is true, New York probably won't collect sales tax

US consumer borrowing up $20.5 billion in October

Dec 7, 2017

US consumer borrowing advances $20.5 billion in October, biggest gain in 11 months

Holiday shopping: Desire for deals, but some impulse buying

Nov 30, 2017

Holiday shopping: Desire for deals, but some impulse buying

Fiat used by pope during Philadelphia visit up for auction

Nov 30, 2017

The second of two Fiats used by Pope Francis during his 2015 visit to Philadelphia is going up for auction

Doorbuster discounts unlikely at small retailers this season

Nov 29, 2017

Shoppers are unlikely to see big discounts at small and independent retailers this holiday season

Plan, give and spend smart to avoid holiday debt

Nov 29, 2017

With gifts, holiday parties and travel, debt can easily pile up over the holidays. Here's how to avoid a post-holiday debt hangover

Scrapbook of Queen Victoria memorabilia on sale in Berlin

Nov 29, 2017

A scrapbook of items collected by Queen Victoria's longtime German-born governess, including lockets of the regent's hair and memorabilia from her wedding, is being auctioned in Berlin

The Latest: Rich homeowners get their private street back

Nov 29, 2017

Supervisors rescinded the sale of a private San Francisco street where residents had failed to pay taxes for two decades, opening the way for an investor to buy it for $90,000

Retail group: Those using both online, stores spending more

Nov 28, 2017

A retail trade group says people who shopped both online and in stores from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday were the biggest spenders

Shoppers take to their phones for Cyber Monday deals

Nov 28, 2017

Weeks of deals didn't stop shoppers from heading online to shop on the Monday after Thanksgiving.

Weather, 20 December
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