NEW YORK (AP) — The Fresh Market, a grocery store chain, has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Apollo for more than $1.3 billion. The deal, which is expected to close in the second quarter, comes after Fresh ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid fell last week to the lowest level since October, evidence that employers are confident enough in the economy to hold onto their staffs. THE NUMBERS: Weekly unemployment benefit applications ...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers bumped up their borrowing in January at the slowest pace in nearly three years, as outstanding revolving debt — such as credit cards — slipped from December. The Federal Reserve said Monday that borrowing rose ...Read More »
NEW YORK (AP) — In the American imagination, suburbs are places to buy a house and put down roots. But a growing percentage of suburbanites rent, according to a new study. About 29 percent of suburbanites living outside the nation’s ...Read More »