President Barack Obama says that in Janet Yellen he's found a tough and proven leader to take over as chairman of the Federal Reserve. Yellen currently is No. 2 at the nation's powerful central bank. (Oct. 9)
For many, understanding the Affordable Care Act's new exchanges or marketplaces that open Oct. 1 is a complicated phenomenon. AP's Ricardo Alonso-Zaldiva goes over what consumers need to know about what the marketplaces are and how they wor...
America's new $100 bill is getting a new look with improving printers and more advanced technology. It's aimed at fighting back against counterfeiters. (Sept. 25)
In a surprise, the Federal Reserve has decided against reducing its stimulus for the U.S. economy because its outlook for growth has dimmed in the past three months. (Sept. 18)
The World Bank president says his staff is doing a rush assessment of the impact of the Syrian conflict on Lebanon to prepare the ground for a new wave of international aid. (Sept. 3)
A year after Hurricane Isaac flooded coastal Louisiana and Mississippi, residents Braithwaite are in limbo. Braithwaite sits outside of the floodwalls built post-Hurricane Katrina, leaving many residents facing prohibitive flood insurance c...
President Obama is proposing to overhaul the nation's mortgage finance system, including making 30-year mortgages widely available to borrowers, even in a system that would rely more on the private sector than the government to guarantee lo...
Here's the latest news for Tuesday, August 6: US evacuates embassy in Yemen; 3 killed in Pa. Town meeting; Obama to talk about mortgage finance; Rodriguez vows to fight suspension.
A former Goldman Sachs trader was found liable of misleading investors about subprime mortgages, while a hedge fund bet against those mortgages. Fabrice Tourre faces fines and could be banned from working in finance. (Aug. 2)
Prosecutors said a large volume of evidence is stacked against a Connecticut-based hedge fund that pleaded not guilty Friday to criminal charges accusing it of letting insider trading flourish for more than a decade. (July 26)