Fed Confident On US Growth, Opens Door Wider To Rate Hike
December 18 2014 3:55 AM
The Fed has held benchmark overnight rates near zero since December 2008.
Russian Ruble Crisis Spreads To US
December 17 2014 4:48 PM
Even as the Russian ruble appeared to rebound after a sharp decline, the ripple effects of the crisis will be widespread.
US-Cuba Deal A Mixed Bag For Island's Economy
December 17 2014 4:41 PM
The lifting of U.S. restrictions on Cuba Wednesday will help tourism but won't unleash a surge of imports and exports between the nations.
Dow Surges 300 Points As Fed Stays 'Patient' On Hiking Rates
December 17 2014 3:25 PM
The Federal Reserve replaced "considerable time" from its monetary policy Wednesday, promising to be "patient" when hiking rates.
All Eyes On Janet Yellen Ahead Of Fed's Press Conference
December 17 2014 12:15 PM
U.S. Federal Reserve prepares Wednesday to debate inflation concerns at a meeting in Washington.
'It Smells To High Heaven'
December 17 2014 8:13 AM
Gov. Chris Christie's administration paid fees to his wife's investment firm after New Jersey's investment in the firm was terminated.
Obama Signs $1.1 Trillion Government Spending Bill
December 17 2014 7:12 AM
President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last week.
To Boost Ruble, Russia May Be Forced To Spend Another $70B
December 17 2014 4:37 AM
Russia has so far spent about $80 billion -- a fifth of its international reserves -- in an unsuccessful move to stabilize the ruble.
San Francisco Lawmakers Review Former First Lady's Pension Role
December 16 2014 9:29 PM
City supervisors weren't ready to approve the reappointment of Wendy Paskin-Jordan. The vote moved to January.
Amid Russian Crisis, Which Country Is Next?
December 16 2014 3:32 PM
Russia's oil-dependent economy faces three key problems: Falling oil prices, trade sanctions and a flight of investment capital.
Cheap Crude Oil Slams Currencies, Stocks
December 16 2014 2:23 PM
The most dramatic example is the Russian ruble, which hit a record low Tuesday, in part because of rising pressure on the oil-dependent economy.
Baidu, Alibaba Challenge US Tech Firms In Online Ads
December 16 2014 1:30 PM
Google and Facebook still dominate digital advertising, but Alibaba and Baidu are gaining significant market share.
Dow Leaps 200 Points Despite Russia’s Currency Slide
December 16 2014 12:03 PM
The Blue Chip Dow rebounded Tuesday after a surprise dividend hike from Boeing cut early losses following Russia's surprise interest rate hike.
Americans To Save $550 On Gas In 2015: Report
December 16 2014 10:57 AM
Annual spending on motor fuel next year is on track to drop to its lowest level in 11 years, the federal statistics agency said.
Spain-Based Repsol To Buy Talisman Energy For $8.3B
December 16 2014 9:12 AM
Spanish oil and gas company Repsol has agreed to buy Canadian-based oil and gas producer Talisman Energy for $8.3 billion.
For Mexicans, Obama's Immigration Overhaul Is A Godsend
December 16 2014 8:14 AM
Mexican immigrants and their families say the president's executive order will increase money flows between the U.S. and Mexico.
Ruble Plunges To 16-Year Low After Drastic Rate Hike
December 16 2014 1:18 AM
The hike is seen as a desperate move by Russia to rescue its economy from the dual impact of plunging oil prices and Western sanctions.
Dow Takes Wild Ride As Oil Prices Tumble
December 15 2014 4:56 PM
On Monday, the Dow jumped and declined more than 100 points as oil prices continue to drop.
Climate Change Does Nothing To Heat Up US Economy
December 15 2014 2:19 PM
This year is shaping up to be the warmest on the books -- again -- since record-keeping began 123 years ago.
All Eyes On US Federal Reserve After 'Abenomics' Survives
December 15 2014 1:01 PM
After Japan's economic program "Abenomics" survived elections Sunday, all eyes are now looking ahead to the Fed’s final meeting of 2014.