Consumer services

July 06, 2017 - 1:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — QVC and Home Shopping Network, long known as bases for home shopping on TV, are combining further as they look at aggressive growth by Amazon and consumer buying shifting even more online. Liberty Interactive Corp., which owns QVC and already has 38 percent of HSN, will buy the rest...
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July 06, 2017 - 10:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — QVC and Home Shopping Network, two of the most well-known home-shopping hubs, are combining further as they look at aggressive growth by Amazon and consumer shopping habits shifting to internet-based retail. Liberty Interactive Corp., which owns QVC and already owns 38 percent of...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel shows sympathy for injured German economy minister Brigitte Zypries when arriving for the weekly cabinet meeting in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop)
July 05, 2017 - 5:18 am
LONDON (AP) — Economic growth across the 19-country eurozone was even higher than previously thought during June, according to a closely watched survey Wednesday, in yet more evidence of momentum in the single currency bloc. Financial information firm IHS Markit said its main purchasing managers'...
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People stand next to an electronic board showing the Hong Kong Stock Exchange index, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in Hong Kong, China. Australian shares jumped Tuesday as investors awaited an interest rate decision by the central bank, while other Asian shares were mixed Tuesday ahead of a U.S. trading holiday. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
July 04, 2017 - 2:23 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Australian shares jumped Tuesday as the central bank kept rates unchanged and signaled they wouldn't rise soon, while other Asian shares retreated ahead of a U.S. trading holiday and uncertainty over North Korea's latest missile launch. KEEPING SCORE: Australia's S&P/ASX surged...
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino, left, addresses the media at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey's budget stalemate between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the Democrat-controlled Legislature is smoldering with the state government shut down and state parks closed to the public as the Fourth of July approaches. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
July 03, 2017 - 11:02 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Democratic Senate president and Assembly speaker announced late Monday they had a budget deal to end the state's government shutdown. Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto unveiled the deal at a joint news conference on Monday at the...
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino, left, addresses the media at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey's budget stalemate between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the Democrat-controlled Legislature is smoldering with the state government shut down and state parks closed to the public as the Fourth of July approaches. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
July 03, 2017 - 9:06 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Legislators have begun drafting a bill to overhaul the state's largest health insurer to satisfy Republican Gov. Chris Christie in an effort to resolve a budget impasse that has locked the state in a three-day government shutdown. Democratic Speaker Vincent Prieto said Monday...
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New Jersey State Park police block the entrance to Bulls Island state recreation area during the state government shutdown in Stockton, N.J. , Sunday, July 2, 2017. New Jersey's government shutdown dragged into a second day Sunday without a resolution to the stalemate between a defiant Republican Gov. Chris Christie and an unmoving Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto. (Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 4:42 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's assembly speaker said Monday he's drafting a bill to address the state's largest health insurer and satisfy his fellow Democrats and Republican Gov. Chris Christie in an effort to resolve the budget stalemate that has mired the state in a three-day government...
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New Jersey State Park police block the entrance to Bulls Island state recreation area during the state government shutdown in Stockton, N.J. , Sunday, July 2, 2017. New Jersey's government shutdown dragged into a second day Sunday without a resolution to the stalemate between a defiant Republican Gov. Chris Christie and an unmoving Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto. (Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 3:40 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Democratic assembly speaker said Monday he's drafting a bill to address the state's largest health insurer as lawmakers try to break through a budget stalemate that has led to a three-day government shutdown. Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto says he can't provide...
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New Jersey State Park police block the entrance to Bulls Island state recreation area during the state government shutdown in Stockton, N.J. , Sunday, July 2, 2017. New Jersey's government shutdown dragged into a second day Sunday without a resolution to the stalemate between a defiant Republican Gov. Chris Christie and an unmoving Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto. (Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 2:40 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — While Gov. Chris Christie was busy catching heat Monday for his family time on a beach to which he had blocked public access, a stalemate over the state's budget stretched into a third day without a resolution in sight. Spokesman Brian Murray said the governor was back in...
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New Jersey State Park police block the entrance to Bulls Island state recreation area during the state government shutdown in Stockton, N.J. , Sunday, July 2, 2017. New Jersey's government shutdown dragged into a second day Sunday without a resolution to the stalemate between a defiant Republican Gov. Chris Christie and an unmoving Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto. (Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 12:07 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — While Gov. Chris Christie was busy catching heat Monday for his family time on a beach to which he had blocked public access, a stalemate over the state's budget between the Republican and the Democrat-controlled Legislature stretched into a third day without a resolution in...
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