The president had demanded $5.7 billion to fulfill his long-promised project to build a wall on the southern border.
NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, this is scary. Stock prices plunged again Friday and are down more than 8 percent in just two weeks
Another plunge in the price of oil is driving stocks sharply lower in afternoon trading.
Consumer sentiment hit its highest level in nearly eight years.
Bill sponsor U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and supporter U.S. Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) both stood on the Senate floor and said Keystone XL is not an export pipeline in the minutes leading up to the bill's failure.
The fact is -- given a bit of clear thinking unencumbered by all of the noise -- none of the issues perpetuating our current national crisis are going to be solved by the screaming children in the room so why join them as it will only serve to hamper much needed solution.
Income inequality is killing the economy. Retailers, bankers and Democrats agree on that. Really. It's only Republicans who continue to insist that income inequality is great.
“From his failed economic record to his administration’s gross misconduct during Bridgegate, Chris Christie has failed his
Nov 26 (Reuters) - The largest U.S. banks may need to pay out up to an additional $105 billion to settle legacy mortgage
The liquidators filed a summons in the case in July, after a federal judge in California signaled that he would allow the
Republicans can pummel their own party if they want to, but what's amazing is that 18 of them in the Senate and 144 in the House voted against restoring government services and paying America's debts.
NEW YORK, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 index hit a record high on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it would continue
For the month, the Dow fell 4.4 percent, the S&P 500 was down 3.1 percent and the Nasdaq was off 1 percent. NEW YORK (Reuters
This was possible because of the hopelessly perverse incentives in the credit-rating industry: The banks pay the rating agencies
Let's raise a glass to celebrate the 50th birthday of the Equal Pay Act, but not too high. If things don't change, we're on the road to a permanent (mostly female) underclass. We still have a lot of work to do.
* S&P 500 closes above 1,600, Dow briefly tops 15,000 Investors welcomed the gains after weeks of disappointing data, including
These were announced on Feb. 5, the same day that the Justice Department said it was seeking $5 billion in its own civil
The federal lawsuit, which accuses S&P of misrepresenting the quality of its ratings “knowingly and with intent to defraud
On Monday, multiple news outlets reported that the Department of Justice was preparing to bring a civil fraud lawsuit against
A move by U.S. officials would be the first federal enforcement action against a major credit rating agency over alleged