Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Airline passengers in the U.S. might notice something missing these days from their vodka tonics or Diet Cokes: the lime.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Few people responded to the March U.S. jobs report with cheers. But there may be reasons to applaud in the months ahead.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March and hired more in January and February than previously thought. Friday's government report sent a reassuring signal that the economy withstood a harsh winter that had slowed growth.
U.S. service firms expanded more quickly last month as new orders rose and hiring increased, a positive sign the economy is rebounding after an unusually cold winter.
Jeremy Stein, a member of the Federal Reserve Board, announced Thursday that he plans to resign next month to return to Harvard University, creating more turnover on the seven-member board.
U.S. news media revenues have tumbled by roughly a third since 2006 amid a shift to digital media, researchers said Thursday.
The presidents of Panama and Mexico have signed a free trade agreement that should smooth the way for Mexican businesses to operate in the Central American country.
Friday, April 4, 2014
The U.S. trade deficit climbed to the highest level in five months in February as demand for American exports fell while imports increased slightly.
Thursday, April 3, 2014
A dozen banking giants have been sued in New York for allegedly fixing global foreign exchange rates in the latest ripple to accompany government probes of the huge market. The defendants in the class-action lawsuit, which include BNP Paribas and JPMorgan Chase, shared confidential information during private online chat sessions to collude and fix trades on the key WM/Reuters foreign exchange rate, which is set each afternoon in London, according to a complaint filed Monday.
Charles H. Keating Jr., the notorious financier who served prison time and was disgraced for his role in the costliest savings and loan failure of the 1980s, has died. He was 90.