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US report criticizes China's currency policy

October 16, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Wednesday that China's currency remains "significantly undervalued," but it stopped short of citing China or any other country for unfairly manipulating it... more »»

Ailing global economy could lead Fed to delay hike

October 15, 2014 WASHINGTON — Just as the U.S. job market has finally strengthened, the Federal Reserve now confronts a new worry: A sputtering global economy that’s spooked investors across the world. more »»

Citigroup to exit retail banking in 11 markets

October 15, 2014 NEW YORK — Citigroup customers across Central America and parts of Eastern Europe will be looking for a new place to bank next year. more »»

J&J hikes 2014 forecast for a third time

October 15, 2014 Johnson & Johnson lifted its 2014 earnings forecast for a third time on Tuesday, fueled in part by revenue gains from its new blockbuster hepatitis C treatment Olysio. more »»

Trial begins for ex-UBS banker for tax evasion

October 15, 2014 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. more »»

JP Morgan returns to profit in third quarter

October 15, 2014 NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase, the largest U.S. bank by assets, on Tuesday reported a third-quarter profit. The bank reported earnings of $5.6 billion, or $1. more »»

How Frenchman’s Nobel research could aid consumers

October 14, 2014 U.S. consumers might be paying less than they are for cable and Internet access if regulators had followed the guidance of Jean Tirole in promoting industry competition. more »»

Why drop in oil prices has downside for US economy

October 14, 2014 NEW YORK — If you’re a driver, a shipper or an airline, low oil prices sure feel nice. But there are downsides to the recent plunge in oil prices — for the oil industry and for the economy. more »»

Southwest looks for spark from expansion in Dallas

October 13, 2014 DALLAS — When Southwest Airlines recently introduced a new paint job for its planes, a senior executive joked that at 43 years old and being from Dallas, it was time for the airline to get a... more »»

California gives no-bid health pacts

October 13, 2014 LOS ANGELES — California’s health insurance exchange has awarded $184 million in contracts without the competitive bidding and oversight that is standard practice across state government, including... more »»

Global finance leaders pledge bold efforts

October 12, 2014 WASHINGTON — World financial leaders on Saturday promised “bold and ambitious” action to boost a global recovery that has shown recent disturbing signs of weaknes. more »»

Olive Garden changes likely with board turnover

October 12, 2014 NEW YORK — Some changes could be in store for Olive Garden, including how the restaurant chain prepares its soups and past. more »»

GMO activists squabble at Maui Fair

October 12, 2014 WAILUKU, Hawaii — Activists on both sides of the genetically modified foods debate squabbled and taunted one another during last weekend’s Maui Fair, organizers said. more »»

Unequal Pay: Must be a lot of good karma out there

October 11, 2014 NEW YORK — Don’t ask for a raise. Keeping quiet will give you “superpowers” that will translate into employer trust and other “good karma” that will eventually come back around to your purse. more »»

Bernanke says he was reluctant on AIG bailout

October 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke etched a portrait Friday of his initial reluctance to have the central bank rescue American International Group Inc. in 2008. more »»

New hepatitis C pill wins FDA OK

October 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — Federal health officials have approved a daily pill that can cure the most common form of hepatitis C without the grueling pill-and-injection cocktail long used to treat the virus. more »»

Japan court to Google: Remove search results

October 11, 2014 TOKYO — A Japanese judge has ordered Google to remove search results of a man's unflattering past in an order the plaintiff's lawyer compared to Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling. more »»

Kmart becomes latest victim of data breach

October 11, 2014 NEW YORK — Sears Holdings Corp. is announcing a data breach at its Kmart stores that started in early September. more »»

Finance officials face global economy under threat

October 10, 2014 WASHINGTON — Though braced by a resurgent United States, the global economy is under threat from other regions — from Europe and Latin America to China and Japan — where growth is stalling and... more »»

Bernanke defends AIG bailout in court

October 10, 2014 WASHINGTON — Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified in federal court Thursday that insurance giant American International Group Inc. more »»

 
 
 

 

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