US Markets Welcome European Stimulus
January 22 2015 11:52 AM
U.S. markets are in the green after Europe’s central bank move. The euro dives to a low unseen since 2003.
Betting The Farm On Whitetail Deer
January 22 2015 8:54 AM
Some farmers in rural America have taken to flipping their land to breed deer -- a lucrative business that authorities are now cracking down on.
Christopher Lee Cornell Indicted In Alleged Capitol Bomb Plot
January 21 2015 6:37 PM
The Ohio native, also known as Raheel Mahrus Ubaydah, faces at least 40 years in prison on charges stemming from an alleged plot to bomb the U.S. Capitol.
China's Slowing Growth Won't Hurt World Economy: Li Keqiang
January 21 2015 2:34 PM
In fact, by carefully easing its economic growth rate, China will contribute to global economic growth, the Chinese premier said.
Who Owns The Arctic? Russia, China and Others Debate
January 21 2015 2:04 PM
At this week's Arctic Frontiers gathering, debate turns to shipping and oil extraction as China and Russia express growing interest in Arctic affairs.
China's New Global Groove
January 21 2015 12:27 PM
China's shifting of production abroad could be a profound driver of employment through much of the developing world.
Supreme Court Mulls Housing Discrimination Claims
January 21 2015 11:33 AM
The Supreme Court could limit grounds for bringing suits under the Fair Housing Act, a law passed in reaction to King's murder.
Central Bankers Lurch From 'Whatever It Takes' To 'Whatever Next'
January 21 2015 2:37 AM
Financial markets are already starting to pay the price of central bank wavering and lack of cooperation with higher volatility.
Can The 1% Tackle Inequality?
January 20 2015 4:49 PM
Many of the world's wealthiest have convened in a luxurious resort to discuss income inequality -- and to reject higher taxes for the rich.
Earnings Season Underway: Netflix, IBM, Starbucks, McDonald's
January 20 2015 2:57 PM
Earnings season rolls on this week with technology companies like Netflix and IBM.
Few CEOs Say Government Should Make Climate Change A Priority
January 20 2015 2:15 PM
Despite the threat of big climate-related costs to business, CEOs want government to focus more on cutting taxes than on carbon emissions.
Dow Wavers After China's Economic Expansion Slows In 2014
January 20 2015 10:19 AM
The Dow wavered slightly Tuesday after China's economy grew at its slowest pace in 24 years.
Global Unemployment Levels To Rise Amid Growing Inequality: UN
January 20 2015 4:35 AM
The United Nations said that high levels of unemployment among young people could eventually lead to "social unrest."
Tax Plan Forces Tough Choice On GOP
January 19 2015 10:29 PM
President Obama's plan to increase taxes on the rich is DOA in the Republican Congress.
Richest 1% To Hold More Than Half Of Global Wealth By 2016
January 19 2015 3:10 AM
An Oxfam study has found that the richest 80 people currently have the same amount of collective wealth as those in the bottom 3.5 billion.
Obama To Propose Closing Loophole In Capital-Gains Tax
January 17 2015 9:31 PM
The White House says Obama wants to make the tax system fairer for the middle class.
Dairy Prices Expected To Drop Sharply In 2015
January 17 2015 8:41 PM
Customers will be happy with their new-found savings, but dairy farmers will pay the price of this year's expected milk bust.
Dow Leaps 190 Points As Oil Prices Rebound
January 16 2015 5:04 PM
The Dow rallied Friday after confidence among U.S. consumers soared to an 11-year high.
US-Funded Afghan Police Training Buildings Are 'Melting'
January 16 2015 11:54 AM
It's not the first time officials are calling out U.S. officials for something like this.
No Oil Price Recovery Yet Despite US Shale Slowdown: IEA
January 16 2015 4:43 AM
Lower prices would eventually start to curb output and boost demand, according to the International Energy Agency.