Stocks are slipping and long-term interest rates are rising a day after the Federal Reserve said it would reduce its bond purchases.
Vladimir Isachenkov and Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press | posted 13 minutes ago
President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he will pardon jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a surprise decision that will let his top foe and Russia's formerly richest man out of prison after more than a decade.
Anne D'innocenzio and Michelle Chapman, Associated Press | posted 15 minutes ago
Target says that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear.
Ken Sweet, Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 6:53am
Futures are easing back after the Fed announced a partial winding down of its massive economic stimulus program.
Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 6:47am
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 379,000, the highest since March. The increase may reflect volatility around the Thanksgiving holidays.
Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 6:39am
The price of oil remained near $98 Thursday on a fall in U.S. crude stockpiles and optimism about growing demand in the world's largest consumer.
Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 6:30am
Facebook plans to offer 70 million shares of its Class A stock in a sale that includes more than 41 million shares from chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who also will buy Class B shares that carry more voting weight.
Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 6:03am
Darden Restaurants Inc. is looking to either spin off or sell Red Lobster, part of its plan to boost shareholder value.
Josh Boak, Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 4:48am
In his final performance, Ben Bernanke rewrote the script.
Joshua Freed, Associated Press | posted Dec 18th - 9:30pm
Delta Air Lines won't allow passengers to make voice calls from its planes.
Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 5:46am
Daimler AG and British sports car maker Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd have signed a deal that will see the two companies develop engines together and the German company get a stake in Aston Martin.
Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 3:11am
Germany's Bayer AG is set to acquire cancer drug maker Algeta ASA after raising its offer for the Norwegian-based company to nearly $2.9 billion.
Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 1:48am
Scandinavian airline group SAS says it swung to a profit from a loss in the fourth quarter, but that tough competition and weak economic growth means it won't reach its financial targets in time.
Josh Boak, Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 1:01am
It sounds pretty routine: A Washington official holds a news conference. But when Ben Bernanke decided in 2011 to start meeting with reporters four times a year on national television, it marked a radical departure.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 18th - 4:29pm
Stocks surged Wednesday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average up nearly 300 points, after the Federal Reserve decided the U.S. economy was strong enough to withstand a slight reduction in the central bank's extraordinary stimulus program. The Dow and Standard & Poor's 500 index were back at record highs.
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