Thursday, April 16, 2015
A former CEO and two former top executives at mortgage giant Freddie Mac have settled a government lawsuit. They were accused of understating the amounts of high-risk mortgages that Freddie held just before the housing bubble burst in 2007.
Brokers who manage Americans' retirement accounts may soon be required to put investors' interests first under new restrictions proposed by the U.S. government.
U.S. requirements on "dolphin safe" tuna labelling still discriminate against Mexican-caught tuna, according to a World Trade Organization ruling published Tuesday.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Americans increased their spending on autos, furniture, clothing and building materials in March, which caused overall retail sales to rise for the first time in four months.
Saturday, April 11, 2015
More than 62 million visitors came to Orlando last year, making the theme-park mecca the most-visited tourist destination in the U.S., city tourism officials said Thursday.
Friday, April 10, 2015
The Federal Reserve was split at its last policy meeting on when to raise ultra-low U.S. interest rates, with timing ranging from June to 2016, according to minutes released Wednesday.
It's not just your imagination: most American teenagers are online or on their smartphones every day, and many are almost continually connected.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Boeing is fighting tough efforts by rival Airbus to score big gains in the market for long-haul jets, a segment of the massive aircraft market that the U.S. giant has dominated.
Starbucks says its workers can now have four years of tuition covered for an online college degree from Arizona State University instead of just two, marking the latest sign that companies are rethinking their treatment of low-wage workers.
Tank cars carrying oil or ethanol by rail urgently need to be retrofitted to make them more fire-resistant after a spate of explosive accidents in recent months revealed the shortcomings of industry-backed safety standards, U.S. officials said on Monday.