A Chinese conglomerate has agreed to buy New York-listed U.S. insurance firm Genworth Financials for US$2.7 billion, the latest in a Chinese buying spree of foreign assets.
More Americans have access to a checking or savings account, according to a survey released Thursday by federal regulators, a sign that the improving economy is helping lift the nation's poorest households.
Business owners are replacing idealists in the pot-legalization movement as the nascent marijuana industry creates a broad base of new donors, many of them entrepreneurs willing to spend to change drug policy.
The North Dakota Farmers Union's potential intervention in a lawsuit over the constitutionality of the state's anti-corporate farming law isn't likely to affect the outcome, an attorney for North Dakota Farm Bureau says.
The stealthy USS Zumwalt joined the Navy during a weekend commissioning ceremony, another destroyer departed for builder trials on Monday and five other warships are under various stages of construction at shipbuilder Bath Iron Works.1 Comment
Looking to break out of a "messy" email situation, the nonprofit group dosomething.org recently switched over to a new way of communicating among its far-flung teams.
The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday unveiled new rules to limit corporate tax avoidance based on lending to affiliated companies, a practice known as "earnings stripping."
The U.S. consumer watchdog agency, enmeshed in partisan politics since its creation after the financial crisis, now has had its structure ruled unconstitutional because it gives too much power to a single agency director.
Donald Trump opened his Trump Taj Mahal casino 26 years ago, calling it "the eighth wonder of the world." But his friend and fellow billionaire Carl Icahn is closing it Monday morning, making it the fifth casualty of Atlantic City's casino crisis.
When you die, you don't just leave behind your family and your legacy. You also leave behind your debts.