Consumer News

Why Did This Store Falsely Claim There Was A $10 Fee For Apple Pay Or Samsung Pay?

In spite of what this sign at an Indiana retailer said, there is no $10 surcharge for using mobile payment apps like Apple Pay or Samsung Pay to make …

Banking

Old Galaxy S7 Beats iPhone 8 in New Report

Consumer Reports has some bad news for Apple: Samsung's flagship handsets are better options. Even models that are much older.<p>In a new rating …

Samsung

Wynn Resorts Share Price: Where Do Investors Go From Here?

After doubling in price, shares of Wynn Resorts may not be the value they were a few years ago.<p>Shares of <b>Wynn Resorts</b> (NASDAQ:WYNN) have been on a …

Stocks

Two Chicago Aviation Officers Fired For Role In Dragging United Passenger From Flight

More than six months after a ticketed United Airlines passenger was forcibly removed from a flight by Chicago law enforcement personnel, two of the …

Aviation

Are You Ready for a Flat Tire?

All drivers are at risk of getting a flat tire, but many new-car buyers might be surprised to find their new vehicle doesn't come with a spare.<p>About …

Consumer Reports

Couple Caught On Camera Copulating At Domino’s Counter May Face Jail Time

If your fantasy is to engage in all manner of sexual relations while waiting for your pizza order, just be aware that there may be repercussions for …

Consumer Protection

Pixel 2's Amazing Camera Will Get Even Better Soon

The Pixel 2's 12-megapixel camera is already one of the best shooters you'll find in a smartphone — at least when it comes to lone rear lenses. But …

Consumer Tech

Why Overstock.com Stock Jumped 10% This Morning

The bitcoin revolution is even turning old "shorts" long.<p><b>What happened</b><p>After bobbing up and down all last week, shares of online retailer <b>Overstock.com</b> …

Stocks

Twitter Cracks Down On Nudity, Harassment & Violence… Again

For years now, Twitter has been rolling out tool after tool designed to combat harassment and abuse. While the company says these initiatives are …

Social Media

The Reason Tile Shop Holdings, Inc. Profits Fell (And What Management Is Doing About It)

The tile retailer is making changes to drive profits back up, but a surprising macro trend that's hindered the company in the past could help it.<p>When …

Stocks

Select Comfort Lets the Bed Bugs Bite

The maker of Sleep Number beds posts poorly received quarterly results. The Sleep Number 360 isn't revolutionary enough to trigger double-digit sales …

Stocks

Amazon Sells Big Landlords On Package Hubs For Apartment-Dwellers

Online retail is very attractive to apartment-dwelling urbanites who may not have a car and whose nearby stores probably charge higher prices than …

Amazon

Small Cable Companies Blame High Prices on Comcast

They want to end a practice they say forces them to charge more.<p>Whether you have <b>Comcast</b> (NASDAQ:CMCSA) as your cable provider or a smaller, …

Televisions

Baltimore Getting Aggressive In Fight Against Fatberg Clogging City Sewer

When it comes to “fatbergs” — large globs made from wet wipes, cooking oil, and other stuff we flush — clogging the sewers, sometimes extreme …

Consumer Protection

5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Finances Without Cutting Spending

Frugality doesn't always mean buying less or doing less. Sometimes, it can mean finding ways to pay less for the same things you've been getting.<p>In …

Personal Finance

McDonald’s Franchisees: New McCafé Beverages Take Too Long To Make

For a few years now, McDonald’s franchisees have been vocal about their dislike of the McCafé line of espresso beverages. The company has responded …

McDonald's

Better Buy: Coca-Cola vs. PepsiCo

The differences between these two beverage giants might surprise you.<p>Cola enthusiasts have long fought about the relative virtues of <b>Coca-Cola</b> …

Stocks

You Know It's Bad When Even LeBron James Won't Pay For Pandora

The streaming service gets a love-hate plug from an NBA superstar, but when it comes to paying for Pandora we're all LeBron James.<p><b>Pandora</b> (NYSE:P) …

Stocks

McDonald’s Suggests Putting Your Phone In A Locker Rather Than Talking Through Meal

Walk into just about any restaurant — it doesn’t matter the price or quality of food — and you’ll see many diners constantly fidgeting with their …

McDonald's

Why Sears Holdings Stock Slipped Today

The retailer continued to slide after a major investor said he would step down from its board.<p><b>What happened</b><p><b>Sears Holdings</b> (NASDAQ:SHLD) stock was …

Markets

3 Stocks With Home Depot-Like Return Potential

These three spring-loaded growth stocks could match the home-improvement retailer's legendary returns, starting now.<p><b>Home Depot</b> (NYSE:HD) has created …

Stocks

FCC Chair Confirms He Can’t & Won’t Take Away Broadcast Licenses Because President Doesn’t Like A News Story

FCC Chair, and self-proclaimed supporter of the First Amendment, Ajit Pai has been noticeably silent in the wake of President Trump’s recent …

Net Neutrality

Mercedes-Benz Recalls Nearly 500K Vehicles Over Inadvertent Airbag Deployment

Airbags can save lives, but they can also hurt people if they deploy at the wrong time. To that end, Mercedes Benz has recalled nearly 500,000 …

Mercedes-Benz

Company That Sold Fake Payday Loan Debts To Collectors Must Pay $4.1M

We’ve heard it before: A debt collection company engaged in a “phantom” debt scheme in which they try to entice unsuspecting individuals into paying …

Consumer Protection

United Passenger Blames Airline For Drunk Man Who Urinated On Him During Flight

Airline passengers have to deal with all manner of human menace — whether it’s that inconsiderate person in the aisle seat eating a tuna sandwich, …

Airlines

How Tractor Supply Is Defying the Train Wreck of Retail

You may have heard that bricks-and-mortar retail is dead. But here are several reasons Tractor Supply shines as a diamond-in-the-rough of a tough …

Stocks

Were Whole Foods' Price Cuts Just an Amazon.com Gimmick?

Lower prices at the organic grocer may not be as cheap as you think.<p>While <b>Amazon.com</b>'s (NASDAQ:AMZN) purchase of Whole Foods Market looks like it was …

Stocks

Netflix Inc Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript (NFLX)

NFLX earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2017<p><b>Netflix Inc.</b> (NASDAQ:NFLX)<p>Q3 2017 Earnings Conference Call<br>October 17, 2017, <i>600 p.m. …

Netflix

Dog-Walking Apps Want Customers To Entrust Their Pups To Strangers

Ride-hailing apps ask us to get in strangers’ cars, something that our parents specifically warned us against. Now a new generation of gig economy …

Pets

3 Reasons Why I've Changed My Tune on Roku Stock

Shares of the leader in streaming-media set-top boxes have fallen 25% since they peaked the day after its IPO, and that's making Roku an interesting …

Stocks