Nightly Business Report – August 29, 2016

Tonight on Nightly Business Report – home prices have risen for 50 straight months – and are just 1% below their all-time high.

That has some concerned about another housing bubble…we’ll take a look.

getty

Stocks closed higher, with financials leading, as investors looked for clues about the Federal Reserve’s next move.

bubble

The average national home price in June was $265,000 — within just 1.1 percent of a record high.

credit

With commitment and patience, financial advisors say there are ways to repair your financial situation and up your credit score.

clinton

These three sectors may be impacted most by the election, according to one economist.

NBR-Thum

Tonight on Nightly Business Report.. What a high-ranking Fed official said that changed the mood on Wall Street and sent stocks lower.
Plus, the high-tech innovations that are cropping up on America’s farms.

Nightly Business Report – August 26, 2016

Tonight on Nightly Business Report.. What a high-ranking Fed official said that changed the mood on Wall Street and sent stocks lower.
Plus, the high-tech innovations that are cropping up on America’s farms.

beach

Attorneys call January “Divorce Month,” but new research finds that summer vacation may be a risk period, too.

sentiment

A measure of consumers’ attitudes was slightly lower this month, according to new data.

herbalife

Bill Ackman tells CNBC he was approached indirectly by Carl Icahn to purchase a stake in Herbalife — his longtime short target.

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At Jackson Hole, Fed Chair Janet Yellen voiced optimism about the economy and an expectation that interest rate hikes are ahead.

NBR-Thum

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Mylan’s CEO responds to critics over EpiPen price hikes and blames the broken health care system.
Plus, could the simple act of watching a video hack your smartphone one day? Researchers may have discovered a secret command.

Secret voice commands could hack your smartphone

Researchers discovered voice commands that can be hidden in online videos and used for malicious purposes. Andrea Day reports.

Nightly Business Report – August 25, 2016

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Mylan’s CEO responds to critics over EpiPen price hikes and blames the broken health care system.

Plus, could the simple act of watching a video hack your smartphone one day? Researchers may have discovered a secret command.

taxi

Singapore is taking the next step in the world’s move towards self-driving vehicles with the first public trial of autonomous-drive taxis.