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Charlotte-area mall hours for Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday
Published Thursday, November 27, 2014 5:00 am

Stores are opening earlier than ever this year for Black Friday, with most major retailers and ever... More>>
 

Bank of America mortgage judgment clears way for $16.7B accord
Published Wednesday, November 26, 2014 4:55 pm

A final judgment against Bank of America Corp. in a mortgage-bond lawsuit by the U.S. Securities an... More>>
 

5 apps to help with Black Friday shopping
Published Wednesday, November 26, 2014 6:35 pm

Even the most die-hard retail junkies don?t like to linger for too long on Black Friday. While the ... More>>
 

Former Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis selling Low Country home
Published Wednesday, November 26, 2014 5:17 pm

Former Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis is close to selling his home in the South Carolina Low Country... More>>
 

Weak consumer, business demand may slow US growth
Published Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:19 am

U.S. consumers and businesses spent cautiously last month, a sign that strong growth during the spr... More>>
 

Small businesses get ready to shine
Published Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:11 am

All around the Charlotte area, merchants push their promotions for Small Business Saturday.

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Asian shares mostly higher on China stimulus hopes
Published Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:00 am

Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on hopes for more stimulus in China. Hong Kong's market wa... More>>
 

Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals
Published Tuesday, November 25, 2014 4:28 pm

Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.

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Asia stocks rise after US growth revised higher
Published Tuesday, November 25, 2014 2:28 pm

Asian stock markets mostly posted modest gains Wednesday as stronger U.S. growth was tempered by a ... More>>
 

US bank earnings up 7.3 percent in 3Q
Published Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:31 pm

U.S. bank earnings rose 7.3 percent in the July-September quarter from a year earlier, as banks red... More>>
 

Charlotte home price gains buck national trend
Published Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:39 pm

Annual home price gains across the U.S. continued to slow in September, but the Charlotte metropoli... More>>
 

Thanksgiving Day opening times for Charlotte malls, retailers
Published Tuesday, November 25, 2014 7:17 pm

SouthPark: 6 p.m. Thursday to 1 a.m. Friday; open Friday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Sizing up what Apple's $700B market cap could buy
Published Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:42 pm

Apple's market value surpassed $700 billion in Tuesday trading, an unprecedented milestone among U.... More>>
 

GAO urges study of how hospitals report some fees
Published Monday, November 24, 2014 7:43 pm

A government watchdog report says the U.S. Health and Human Services Administration should determin... More>>
 

United Technologies CEO retires, succeeded by CFO
Published Monday, November 24, 2014 7:08 pm

Aerospace and building systems giant United Technologies, which employs about 500 in the Charlotte ... More>>