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Dow logs tenth straight record day

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed mostly higher on Thursday as the Dow posted its tenth straight record close.

The Dow gained 34.72 (+0.17 percent) to finish at 20,810.32.

The Nasdaq lost 25.12 (-0.43 percent) to close at 5,835.51,   ... Read More

86-year-old Georgia man donates $400K in recycling profits to charity

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  An 86-year-old Georgia man has donated approximately $400,000 to a local charity over the course of about 30 years, using money he received from recycling.

Johnny Jennings, of Ringgold, Georgia, began recycling decades ago as a   ... Read More

Google reportedly to take on Uber with expansion of Waze carpool service

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Google may be stepping up to compete with Uber. The tech company is developing a carpool service by expanding its Waze navigation app, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

Watch ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis discuss
  ... Read More

The one “Shark Tank” deal Mark Cuban regrets not making

Courtesy John Tabis(NEW YORK) -- When founder John Tabis brought The Bouqs Company to ABC’s Shark Tank in 2014, it seemed that all the “sharks” hated the product.

“We all passed on it,” shark Robert Herjavec told ABC News.   ... Read More

Jobless claims jump to 244K

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Jobless claims spiked higher last week, increasing by 6,000, according to the latest figures released Thursday by the Labor Department.

For the week ending Feb. 18, the number of people filing for benefits jumped from a   ... Read More

US stocks close mostly lower as Dow posts new record

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed mostly lower Wednesday as the Dow posted its ninth straight record close.

The Dow jumped 32.60 (+0.16 percent) to finish at 20,775.60.

The Nasdaq lost 5.32 (-0.09 percent) to close at 5,860.63, while   ... Read More

Sharks and ‘Shark Tank’s’ most frustrating, yet successful entrepreneur

Creatas/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Copa Di Vino founder James Martin isn’t bothered by the fact that the “sharks” of ABC's Shark Tank don’t have fond memories of his two infamous appearances on the hit entrepreneurial reality show.

That’s because, despite   ... Read More

Existing home price sales start the year off strong

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Despite rising mortgage rates, sales of existing homes started off at a strong pace in 2017 — up 3.3 percent in January.

“They set a new post-recovery record. They were at 5.69 million sales in January, which   ... Read More

Calphalon recalls two million knives over faulty blades

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission(NEW YORK) -- Calphalon is recalling approximately two million knives over faulty blades that can break during use, potentially causing a laceration.

The products affected include Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery carving, chef, paring, santoku and utility   ... Read More

Pop-Tarts Café opens in New York City

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you love Pop-Tarts, New York restaurant Kellogg's NYC is where you need to be.

Forbes reports the Times Square restaurant known for featuring the company’s cereals as well as sundaes, shakes and parfaits, has become   ... Read More

UPS tests launching drones from trucks equipped with battery chargers

Courtesy UPS(LITHIA, Fla.) — UPS took one step closer Monday to using drones to deliver packages to its customers.

The world's largest package delivery company used a drone to drop off a package at a home in Lithia, Florida,   ... Read More

US stocks close higher, add new records

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed higher after the holiday weekend as the major indexes notched new records.

The Dow jumped 118.95 (+0.58 percent) to finish at 20,743.00.

The Nasdaq gained 27.37 (+0.47 percent) to close at 5,865.95, while   ... Read More

Wells Fargo fires four senior managers in connection with account investigation

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Wells Fargo fired four senior managers Tuesday in connection with an ongoing probe into the banking company's sales practices.In September, the company was hit with a $185 million fine from the U.S. government   ... Read More

The Legging Lab: What to look for when shopping for leggings

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Leggings are at the forefront of the athleisure trend. Some people now wear leggings straight from the gym to the coffee shop, to run errands and even to work.

With so many leggings to choose   ... Read More

Uber hires former Attorney General Eric Holder to probe sexual harassment claims

Uber(NEW YORK) — Uber said on Monday that it is tapping former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to help conduct an investigation into sexual harassment claims made by a former employee.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced the move in   ... Read More

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Dow logs tenth straight record day

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed mostly higher on Thursday as the Dow posted its tenth straight record close.

The Dow gained 34.72 (+0.17 percent) to finish at 20,810.32.

The Nasdaq lost 25.12 (-0.43 percent) to close at 5,835.51,   ... Read More

86-year-old Georgia man donates $400K in recycling profits to charity

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  An 86-year-old Georgia man has donated approximately $400,000 to a local charity over the course of about 30 years, using money he received from recycling.

Johnny Jennings, of Ringgold, Georgia, began recycling decades ago as a   ... Read More

Google reportedly to take on Uber with expansion of Waze carpool service

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Google may be stepping up to compete with Uber. The tech company is developing a carpool service by expanding its Waze navigation app, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

Watch ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis discuss
  ... Read More

The one “Shark Tank” deal Mark Cuban regrets not making

Courtesy John Tabis(NEW YORK) -- When founder John Tabis brought The Bouqs Company to ABC’s Shark Tank in 2014, it seemed that all the “sharks” hated the product.

“We all passed on it,” shark Robert Herjavec told ABC News.   ... Read More

Jobless claims jump to 244K

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Jobless claims spiked higher last week, increasing by 6,000, according to the latest figures released Thursday by the Labor Department.

For the week ending Feb. 18, the number of people filing for benefits jumped from a   ... Read More

US stocks close mostly lower as Dow posts new record

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed mostly lower Wednesday as the Dow posted its ninth straight record close.

The Dow jumped 32.60 (+0.16 percent) to finish at 20,775.60.

The Nasdaq lost 5.32 (-0.09 percent) to close at 5,860.63, while   ... Read More

Sharks and ‘Shark Tank’s’ most frustrating, yet successful entrepreneur

Creatas/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Copa Di Vino founder James Martin isn’t bothered by the fact that the “sharks” of ABC's Shark Tank don’t have fond memories of his two infamous appearances on the hit entrepreneurial reality show.

That’s because, despite   ... Read More

Existing home price sales start the year off strong

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Despite rising mortgage rates, sales of existing homes started off at a strong pace in 2017 — up 3.3 percent in January.

“They set a new post-recovery record. They were at 5.69 million sales in January, which   ... Read More

Calphalon recalls two million knives over faulty blades

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission(NEW YORK) -- Calphalon is recalling approximately two million knives over faulty blades that can break during use, potentially causing a laceration.

The products affected include Calphalon Contemporary Cutlery carving, chef, paring, santoku and utility   ... Read More

Pop-Tarts Café opens in New York City

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you love Pop-Tarts, New York restaurant Kellogg's NYC is where you need to be.

Forbes reports the Times Square restaurant known for featuring the company’s cereals as well as sundaes, shakes and parfaits, has become   ... Read More

UPS tests launching drones from trucks equipped with battery chargers

Courtesy UPS(LITHIA, Fla.) — UPS took one step closer Monday to using drones to deliver packages to its customers.

The world's largest package delivery company used a drone to drop off a package at a home in Lithia, Florida,   ... Read More

US stocks close higher, add new records

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed higher after the holiday weekend as the major indexes notched new records.

The Dow jumped 118.95 (+0.58 percent) to finish at 20,743.00.

The Nasdaq gained 27.37 (+0.47 percent) to close at 5,865.95, while   ... Read More

Wells Fargo fires four senior managers in connection with account investigation

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Wells Fargo fired four senior managers Tuesday in connection with an ongoing probe into the banking company's sales practices.In September, the company was hit with a $185 million fine from the U.S. government   ... Read More

The Legging Lab: What to look for when shopping for leggings

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Leggings are at the forefront of the athleisure trend. Some people now wear leggings straight from the gym to the coffee shop, to run errands and even to work.

With so many leggings to choose   ... Read More

Uber hires former Attorney General Eric Holder to probe sexual harassment claims

Uber(NEW YORK) — Uber said on Monday that it is tapping former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to help conduct an investigation into sexual harassment claims made by a former employee.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced the move in   ... Read More

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