WASHINGTON (AP) – JPMorgan Chase & Co. has tentatively agreed to pay $13 billion to settle allegations surrounding the quality of mortgage-backed securities it sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, a person […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co. has tentatively agreed to pay $13 billion to settle allegations surrounding the quality of mortgage-backed securities it sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, a person familiar […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Bernanke gave the graduating class of Princeton University one of the more unusual speeches for a Federal Reserve chairman: He quoted everyone from Lily Tomlin to Forrest Gump and scarcely mentioned […]
NEW YORK (AP) — A research report by the Pew Charitable Trusts says younger baby boomers and Generation Xers face an uncertain retirement because of reduced savings, high levels of debt, and losses during the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve on Wednesday stood by its aggressive efforts to stimulate the economy and reduce unemployment. And it sent its most explicit signal to date that tax increases and spending cuts […]
CLEVELAND (AP) — Superman’s 75th anniversary is giving his creators’ blue-collar hometown a renewed chance to claim the superhero as its own. Fans hope Thursday’s anniversary will raise the profile of co-creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday that the Federal Reserve’s low-interest-rate policies are helping to boost growth around the world, rejecting criticism that they could lead to a global currency war.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials in 2007 underestimated the scope of the approaching financial crisis and how it would tip the U.S. economy into the worst recession since the Great Depression.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The millionth free meal of the year at the Midnight Mission in downtown Los Angeles was served during the lunch service today, the mission announced.
WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s population is increasing a bit faster thanks to an improving economy, but not enough to lift growth above its lowest level since the Great Depression.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government started the 2013 budget year with a $120 billion deficit in October, an indication that the nation is on a path to its fifth straight $1 trillion-plus annual deficit. […]
(AP) — Finally, positive news on the jobs front. And the 7.8 percent September unemployment rate, down from 8.1 percent in August, was clearly welcome to President Barack Obama. It could help him regain footing […]