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U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in April, buoyed by more demand for aircraft and stronger business investment. The gains suggest economic growth may be holding steady this spring.
Metals prices ended slightly lower Friday, as did agricultural futures.
A line of children's beds with defective mattress support rails and motorized shades with overheating batteries are among this week's recalled consumer products.
The average price of a gallon of gasoline is about the same as it was last year at this time, and could be slightly cheaper by Monday. But it's more than double what it was in 2000. Here's how the price of gasoline on Memorial Day has changed since then, according to GasBuddy.com.
This summer, high rollers are flying to lavish hot spots for their vacations. The rest of us are driving to less luxurious places like nearby campgrounds.
Growth stocks, neglected at the start of the year, are starting to get a bit of love from investors again.
Netflix is hoping this weekend's release of the resurrected TV series "Arrested Development" will draw more subscribers to its Internet video service.
Slovenia's parliament on Friday adopted a cap on public spending to try to convince foreign investors that the small eurozone country will not need an international bailout.
Household products giant Procter & Gamble Co. is hoping its former CEO can work his magic once again.
A person with direct knowledge of Hulu says the video site is again up for sale, with Yahoo and pay TV operators DirecTV and Time Warner Cable among the seven bidders.