Many Americans have just absorbed a financial beating - at least as measured by their stock holdings. It's the kind of blow that can feed a sense of helplessness about retirement, college savings and higher-than-expected bills.
A former J.P. Morgan Securities analyst in California pleaded not guilty Tuesday to taking part in insider trading that prosecutors say netted more than $600,000.
Don't expect widespread sales or cheap flights home for Thanksgiving. But a number of cities are seeing ridiculously low prices at off-peak hours - prices the industry has spent the years trying to eliminate.
Thirty students graduated from the Bakersfield College Energy Academy on Tuesday.
Stocks surged Tuesday afternoon on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losses of a day earlier, after China cut interest rates to try to boost the world's second-largest economy.
U.S. home prices rose solidly in June, another sign of health in the housing market.
The city and the California High-Speed Rail Authority are hosting an open house meeting Tuesday.
U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in August to the strongest reading in seven months after having fallen sharply in July.
Providing political ammunition to both parties, Congress' official budget analyst projected Tuesday that this year's federal deficit will drop to $426 billion, the lowest shortfall of Barack Obama's presidency.
Best Buy's turnaround is charging ahead. The nation's largest consumer electronics chain posted fiscal second-quarter results that handily beat analysts' estimates as shoppers picked up major appliances, large screen televisions and mobile phones.
The latest report released by the National Association of Realtors shows that single women make up 23 percent of the housing market, while single men only make up 15 percent.
As the stock market takes a steep and scary tumble, ordinary folks are left wondering what to do to protect their money.
Several Kern County agencies have banded together to create a free job readiness program combat the high rate of "disconnected youth."
The Kern County Department of Human Services said Monday that it would hold its first Fall JobFest event, 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 17 at Rabobank Convention Center.
U.S. stocks slumped again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average plunging more than 1,000 points at one point in a sell-off that sent a shiver of fear from Wall Street to Main Street.