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Horizon Hobby Recalls Model Helicopters

The blade can come off and strike bystanders

Horizon Hobby Recalls Model Helicopters. The blade can come off....

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Suit Alleges Heartgard Plus Cover-Up

Drugmaker knew product was losing effectiveness in battling heart worm, fired scientist charges

Suit Alleges Heartgard Plus Cover-Up Drugmaker knew product was losing effectiveness in battling heart worm, fired scientist charges...

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Where Are Gas Prices Headed, Up Or Down?

Wall Street giants predict coming price surge

It remains to be seen if consumers will continue to enjoy falling gasoline prices....

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Furnishing a Closet by the Sea

Truman conducts a real-world test of the companies often pilloried by our readers

Furnishing a Closet by the Sea Truman conducts a real-world test of the companies often pilloried by our readers...

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HP Expands Recall of HP, Compaq Laptop Computers

Batteries can overheat and start a fire

HP Expands Recall of HP, Compaq Laptop Computers. Batteries can overheat and start a fire...

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Report: Commercial Seafood Often Mislabeled

Environmental group finds something fishy about seafood

A report says much of the commercial seafood consumers buy is mislabeled....

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FTC Nails Bogus Debt Reduction Businesses

Multi-million-dollar settlements imposed on several businesses and their owners

FTC Nails Bogus Debt Reduction Businesses. Multi-million-dollar settlements imposed on several businesses and their owners. ...

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Bank of America Pays $410 Million to Settle Overdraft Suit

Millions of customers hit with fees because of debit-card transaction may see partial refunds

Bank of America Pays $410 Million to Settle Overdraft Suit. Millions of customers hit with fees because of debit-card transaction may see partial refunds...

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Foreclosures Still Weighing Down the Real Estate Market

Three-year supply of foreclosures drives down prices, slows sales

Foreclosures continue to provide a strong headwind for any potential housing recovery....

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Republicans Accuse Warren of Lying, Democrats Apologize

Taxpayers' time, money wasted, Public Citizen declares

Republicans Accuse Warren of Lying, Democrats Apologize. Taxpayers' time, money wasted, Public Citizen declares...

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Toyota Supersizes the Prius

Prius V is a tall hybrid wagon with lots of cargo room

Toyota Supersizes the Prius Prius V is a tall hybrid wagon with lots of cargo room...

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Google Buys, Closes Sparkbuy

Comparison shopping site focused on laptops

Google Buys, Closes Sparkbuy Comparison shopping site focused on laptops...

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Financial Site Lists 'Worst Credit Cards On The Market'

What's in your wallet?

CardHub.com has listed what it calls the worst credit cards on the market....

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Justice Sues to Block H&R Block Acquisition of TaxACT

Says company is trying to remove a competitor

The Justice Department is suing to block H&R Block's proposed acquisition of a tax preparation software company, saying it would be bad for consumers....

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Panel: Toyota Hasn't Done Enough to Address Safety Issues

But panel says company has made a good start

Safety Panel Finds Toyota Hasn't Done Enough to Address Safety Issues. But panel says company has made a good start ...

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Tobacco Company CEO: Smoking Is Addictive

Altria chief reportedly makes admission in talk with shareholders

The CEO of Altria has told shareholders smoking is addictive and hard to quit....

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FDA Pulls Diabetes Drug Avandia from Retail Sales

The "blockbuster" drug has been linked with increased heart attack risk

FDA Pulls Diabetes Drug Avandia from Retail Sales. The "blockbuster" drug has been linked with increased heart attack risk....

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Court Certifies Class Action Case Against Chase

Bank promised permanent low interest rates, then increased minimum payment

Court Certifies Class Action Case Against Chase. Bank promised permanent low interest rates, then increased minimum payment...

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Business Credit Cards Put Millions at Risk

Business cards lack protections of Credit CARD Act

Business Credit Cards Put Millions at Risk. Business cards lack protections of Credit CARD Act...

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Circle K Stores Agree to Help Curb Teen Smoking

Stores will step up efforts to stop tobacco sales to underage consumers

Circle K Stores Agree to Help Curb Teen Smoking. Stores will step up efforts to stop tobacco sales to underage consumers....

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Gold Marketer Faces Federal Fraud Charges

FTC shuts down profitable gold telemarketing operation

The Federal Trade Commission has shut down American Precious Metal's telemarketing operation and frozen their assets....

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Massachusetts Probing University of Phoenix

Pressure on for-profit schools increases on both state and federal level

Massachusetts Probing University of Phoenix Pressure on for-profit schools increases on both state and federal level...

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Suit: Hain Celestial Misrepresents Products as Organic

Facial wash labeled as organic contains only one organic ingredient out of 19

Suit: Hain Celestial Misrepresents Products as Organic Facial wash labeled as organic contains only one organic ingredient out of 19...

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Credit CARD Act Doing Its Job, Study Finds

Interest rates and fees are stable, overlimit charges eliminated

Credit CARD Act Doing Its Job, Study Finds Interest rates and fees are stable, overlimit charges eliminated...

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Chantix Left Four Children as Orphans, Suit Charges

Murder-suicide blamed on side effects of Pfizer's anti-smoking drug

Chantix Left Four Children as Orphans, Suit Charges Murder-suicide blamed on side effects of Pfizer's anti-smoking drug...

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MacLaren Repeats Stroller Recall After More Fingertip Amputations

More than one million strollers were recalled in 2009

MacLaren Repeats Stroller Recall After More Fingertip Amputations More than one million strollers were recalled in 2009...

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Foreclosure Activity Drops Sharply In April

But that doesn't mean things are getting better, analysts say

Foreclosure activity fell in April, mainly because banks are slowing the foreclosure process....

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Michaels Reports Widespread Debit Card Fraud At 80 Stores

Thieves apparently attempted to steal debit card data

Craft store chain Michaels reports debit card readers at 80 stores have been compromised....

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Should Children Have Gastric Bypass Surgery?

No, say a majority of parents

More obese adults are opting for bariatric surgery, but it remains controversial for children....

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Prepaid Cards Can Deal Unemployed Workers a Losing Hand

Report reviews 40 states’ unemployment compensation prepaid cards

Prepaid Cards Can Deal Unemployed Workers a Losing HandReport reviews 40 states’ unemployment compensation prepaid cards...

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Gas Prices Edge Up Again

Is it the end of a recent downward trend?

Gas prices went up today after five straight days of declines....

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Microsoft To Buy Skype For $8.5 Billion

Will the service remain free?

Microsoft have announced it is buying Skype for $8.5 billion...

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Study: CARD Act Making A Positive Difference

Pew researchers say skeptics were wrong

A Pew study says the CARD Act has made positive changes in the credit card environment...

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Dermatologists Make Another Push To Regulate Tanning Salons

Worried that consumers aren't being properly warned about dangers

Dermatologists want consumers to be cautioned about the dangers of indoor tanning....

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Watch Out for Mother's Day Scams

Scam artists are always looking for a plausible-sounding way to get their hands on your money

Watch Out for Mother's Day Scams. Scam artists are always looking for a plausible-sounding way to get their hands on your money....

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Sony, Epsilon Are No-Shows Before Congress

Companies say they're too busy to testify about collossal privacy breaches

Sony, Epsilon Are No-Shows Before CongressCompanies say they're too busy to testify about collossal privacy breaches...

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Average Gas Price Poised To Hit $4 A Gallon This Week

We're closing in on that psychological price-point

The price of gasoline continues to rise and is now a few pennies away from $4 a gallon....

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Sony Shuts Down Another Game Network After Hackers Attack

Information on nearly 25 million Sony Online Entertainment users swiped

Sony Shuts Down Another Game Network After Hackers AttackInformation on nearly 25 million Sony Online Entertainment users swiped...

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Ticketmaster Settles Deceptive Sales Practices Charges

Maryland objected to ticket resale operation

Ticketmaster has settled charges with Maryland that it engaged in deceptive ticket sales practices....

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Southwest Completes Acquisition of AirTran

Merger opens up lucrative East Coast markets to Southwest

Southwest Completes Acquisition of AirTran Merger opens up lucrative East Coast markets to Southwest...

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Survey: Overdraft Opt-Ins Being Sold with Scare Tactics

Banks succeeded in confusing and wearing down their customers

Survey: Overdraft Opt-Ins Being Sold with Scare Tactics Banks succeeded in confusing and wearing down their customers...

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Florida Sues Three Foreclosure Rescue Firms

State continues to be hard-hit by foreclosures

Florida has sued three more foreclosure rescue firms it says broke the law....

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Obama Urges An End to Oil-Gas Subsidies as Gas Price Nears $4

Cutting subsidies might not cut pump prices but would help the federal budget

Obama Urges An End to Oil-Gas Subsidies as Gas Price Nears $4 Cutting subsidies might not cut pump prices but would help the federal budget...

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Five More Banks Fail - 39 So Far This Year

Fall-out from real estate collapse continues to claim victims

Five More Banks Fail - 39 So Far This Year Fall-out from real estate collapse continues to claim victims...

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