Stricter Controls For Antibiotics Sought
March 07 2015 4:55 PM EST
Colorado voters are calling on Congress to support a bill that would place tighter controls on the use of antibiotics in agriculture.
Dow Tumbles 270 Points On Rate Hike Fears
March 06 2015 5:37 PM EST
Economists are now turning their attention to the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting on March 17-18 for hints as to when the central bank plans to increase interest rates.
Unions Clash With GOP In West Virginia
March 06 2015 1:02 PM EST
Unions representing miners and public-school teachers reel from Republican legislation in West Virginia.
What The Fed's Stress Tests Miss
March 06 2015 8:57 AM EST
All 31 banks examined passed the Federal Reserve's stress test. Here's how the Fed might raise the bar.
295,000 Jobs Added Last Month, Jobless Rate Dips To 5.5%
March 06 2015 8:52 AM EST
Job creation in February was the 12th consecutive month that U.S. employers boosted payrolls.
Are The Good Jobs Ever Coming Back?
March 06 2015 8:49 AM EST
Job growth is on the rise, but the recession has transformed the labor market.
'Decades' Before Gender Gap Is Closed
March 06 2015 4:21 AM EST
A UN report, issued ahead of International Women's Day, finds progress to correct gender inequality has been painfully slow.
Sturdy US Jobs Report Seen, Could Keep June Rate Hike On Table
March 06 2015 3:06 AM EST
The jobless rate was forecast to fall to 5.6 percent, while average hourly earnings were seen rising 0.2 percent.
Global Food Prices Fall To Lowest Level In 5 Years: FAO
March 06 2015 2:37 AM EST
The U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization said that the decline was fueled by "robust supply conditions" and low crude oil prices.
Fed Should Not Be Too Patient On Rate Hikes, Williams Says
March 05 2015 11:53 PM EST
The hawkish remarks from the normally centrist Williams do much to suggest the era of rock bottom interest rates is nearing an end.
US Stocks Edge Higher Ahead Of Jobs Report
March 05 2015 6:08 PM EST
Economists are looking ahead to the highly anticipated jobs report for February, due out Friday.
Big Banks Pass US Federal Reserve Stress Tests
March 05 2015 5:42 PM EST
The Federal Reserve found that all 31 banks surveyed in this year's stress tests would stay solvent in a downturn.
Buried Damage Report Raises New Fraud Allegations
March 05 2015 5:27 PM EST
A Jersey City homeowner has accused firms of concealing evidence on his FEMA flood-insurance claim in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
Americans Consider Life Without Health Insurance, Again
March 05 2015 3:57 PM EST
If the subsidies are ruled illegal, up to 8 million people could lose their health insurance.
No Contract, No Sharks
March 05 2015 3:17 PM EST
Film crew workers for Sharknado 3 want health and pension benefits.
Ulterior Motives In The Call For More Doctors
March 05 2015 2:14 PM EST
The Ass'n of American Medical Colleges is lobbying Congress for a $10 billion boost to its members based on a report citing a looming doctor shortage.
The Fed's Big-Bank Stress Tests, Explained
March 05 2015 12:15 PM EST
Initial results of the Federal Reserve's annual bank examinations come out Thursday. Here's what you need to know.
ECB To Begin Money Printing Next Week
March 05 2015 10:15 AM EST
The European Central Bank will begin monthly purchases of 60 billion euros ($66 billion) of bonds on Monday.
Sandy Victims Will Get 'Every Penny' They Deserve
March 04 2015 10:14 PM EST
After allegations of fraud, a top FEMA official vows to go after insurers' "questionable practices" and to make fair payments to Sandy victims.
Winter Blues Are Weighing On Retail Spending: Fed
March 04 2015 5:13 PM EST
Harsh winter weather affected consumer spending in early 2015, while declining oil prices are taking a toll on energy firms.