CHICAGO (AP) — Felonies and potential prison stints haven’t been the kinds of things associated with cute, cuddly Beanie Babies, but that changed Wednesday when the creator of the iconic stuffed toys was charged with […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue has recouped more than $5.5 billion under a series of programs that offered reduced penalties and no jail time to people who voluntarily disclosed assets they were hiding overseas, government investigators said Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Banks aren’t the big jobs machines they used to be. One after another, major financial firms are trimming their payrolls. At a time when many banks are reporting higher or even record earnings, the cuts are unsettling to an entire industry.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A long-standing public opinion poll finds that confidence about job security and availability grew in the U.S. last year. The 2012 General Social Survey finds that confidence in the U.S. job market has rebounded to roughly a normal level from its record low after the Great Recession.
(AP) – Boeing said it has finished more than half of the testing on its proposed battery fix for the 787, with the rest of the ground and flight tests coming in the next several days.
GENEVA (AP) – Scarred by scandals and losses, Swiss bank UBS unveiled Tuesday a plan to overhaul its global operations that will see it cut thousands of jobs as it drops risky trading activities and […]
NEW YORK (AP) – While Microsoft is touting next week’s launch of Windows 8 as the savior of the computer industry, PC makers and analysts are increasingly skeptical that the new operating system will lure […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Lawyers for a whistleblower say the Internal Revenue Service has awarded their client $104 million for providing information about overseas tax cheats – the largest amount ever awarded by the agency. Ex-Swiss […]