NEW YORK (AP) — Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target's security breach said they had trouble contacting the discounter through its website and call centers.
NEW YORK (AP) — With less than a week until Christmas, a real-life Grinch has stolen the credit and debit card information of about 40 million Target shoppers.
PARIS (AP) — The Standard & Poor's rating agency says it has downgraded the European Union's credit rating, stripping it of the highest grade of AAA.
BERLIN (AP) — The German government says it will borrow less money than planned this year as low unemployment fuels a steady increase in tax income.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers will likely pay more for home loans. Savers may earn a few more dollars on CDs and Treasurys. Banks could profit. Investors may get squeezed.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Asian stock trading was muted Friday after China moved to prevent a new liquidity crunch and markets continued to react to the U.S. Federal Reserve's long-awaited decision to begin to ease off on its easy-money stimulus policy.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The energy industry and policy makers in Pennsylvania, the heart of the nation's gas drilling boom, are thinking about their next moves after the state's highest court threw out significant portions of a law that limited the power of cities and counties to regulate the industry.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes ended up pretty much where they started on Thursday, a day after a powerful surge.
HONG KONG (AP) — Australia's Telstra said Friday it was selling its Hong Kong mobile phone business to Hong Kong billionaire Richard Li's telecom company in a deal worth $2.4 billion.
Oil prices eased Friday after gaining 1 percent a day earlier on smaller stockpiles and signs of stronger U.S. demand.