Thursday, September 26, 2013
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on Tuesday branded as unacceptable tactics by Congressional Republicans that could force the government to default on its obligations as soon as next month.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Americans' confidence in the economy fell slightly in September from August, as many became less optimistic about hiring and pay increases over the next six months.
A federal judge Monday pointedly questioned attorneys for the Authors Guild in a long-running case on whether Google's book-scanning project violates copyright law.
The U.S. credit union regulator has filed an anti-trust lawsuit against 13 major international banks as part of the global crackdown in the Libor rate-rigging scandal.
Monday, September 23, 2013
A daycare provider needed cribs and high chairs. A coffee truck needed a generator. A couple renting party supplies needed to move from a garage into a storefront.
Saturday, September 21, 2013
The Federal Reserve's decision to maintain the size of its economic stimulus could be a gift for car and home buyers, for Americans with 401(k) accounts and perhaps for developing economies.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said that politicians not lifting the U.S. debt ceiling would be “pretty damn dumb” and viewed a prolonged political standoff on the issue as “disturbing.”
Many small businesses have found a way to temporarily sidestep some of the headaches brought on by the new health care law.
Friday, September 20, 2013
The Federal Reserve isn't yet convinced that the U.S. economy is healthy enough for the Fed to ease its stimulus even slightly.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week, but it was difficult to get a clear read on the labor market's health because two states appeared to be working through a backlog of unprocessed claims.