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AAA releases their 2017 holiday travel forecast

AAA releases their 2017 holiday travel forecast

This will be the ninth consecutive year of rising year-end holiday travel. For the 97.4 million Americans traveling by automobile, INRIX , a global transportation analytics company, in collaboration with AAA, predicts travel times during the holiday week could be as much as three times longer than the normal trip.


Trump Declares Lowering Taxes an 'American Principle' and Cites a Democratic Predecessor

Trump Declares Lowering Taxes an 'American Principle' and Cites a Democratic Predecessor

When president Donald Trump makes his closing argument for tax reform at a White House event Wednesday afternoon, a Lancaster County family will be watching from the audience. "We are very close to voting". Trump said New Holland resident Bryant Glick and his wife are in the 15 percent tax bracket this year but under the proposal would drop to the 12 percent tax bracket, save at least $600 and be able to do their taxes on a single sheet of paper.


Forex: What the BoE Decision on UK Interest Rates Means For GBP

Forex: What the BoE Decision on UK Interest Rates Means For GBP

Britain's central bank last month raised interest rates for the first time in a decade, lifting the benchmark rate by 25 basis points to 0.50%. Next week's first Eurozone data will come on Monday, consisting of inflation rate stats for November.


Free Shipping Day: Retailers Ensure Deliver By Christmas Eve

Free Shipping Day: Retailers Ensure Deliver By Christmas Eve

ABC News' consumer correspondent Becky Worley recommends using the site FreeShippingDay.com to find out what retailers are offering free shipping today, and which ones require special promo codes at checkout in order to access the free shipping.


Alibaba wants to sell cars using a vending machine-like structure

Alibaba wants to sell cars using a vending machine-like structure

The process starts when a customer uses Alibaba's Taobao app to scan a vehicle that they want to test, and potentially buy. It may be a vending machine, but there are some prerequisites to its usage, though. To prevent abuse, users can only test a model once and are limited to five drives in the first two months of signing up. That's right - Chinese consumers in Nanjing and Shanghai will be able to buy a new vehicle nearly instantly, just by operating a few switches.