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.
The NYPD's $137 Million Lawsuit Problem
December 15 2014 9:54 AM
Complaints against the New York Police Department, coming mainly from the Bronx and Central Brooklyn, hit a record high last year.
Jingle All The Way To The Mall
December 15 2014 8:23 AM
Whether it's due to better budgeting or employment, many millennials aim to spend more money on holiday shopping this year than last.
Kansas Gov Wants To Use Pensions To Cover Budget Gaps
December 15 2014 8:03 AM
Governor Brownback's tax cuts have reduced revenues by $250 million. Now he wants to use pension money to cover the budget gap.
Fed Faces Big Decision Over A Few Choice Words
December 15 2014 5:44 AM
Fed will decide this week whether to make a critical change to its policy statement that will widen the door for interest rate hikes next year.
Marriage, Children, Pope Francis And The Global Economy
December 14 2014 10:14 AM
Could what Pope Francis calls the "culture of temporary" be driving a restructuring of the family unit and the economy?
'Fundamentals' Aren't Greasing Crude Oil Price Slide: OPEC Chief
December 14 2014 8:39 AM
"The fundamentals should not lead to this dramatic reduction [in price]," OPEC Secretary General Abdullah al-Badri says Sunday.
Special Favors For San Francisco Pension Overseer
December 13 2014 6:44 AM
While serving on a municipal retirement board, San Francisco's former first lady invested in a firm that manages the city's pension money.
Iran Hackers May Target US Energy, Defense Firms, FBI Warns
December 12 2014 11:56 PM
FBI has warned US businesses to be on the alert for a sophisticated Iranian hacking operation, according to a confidential agency document.
Is $2-Per-Gallon Gas On The Horizon In The US?
December 12 2014 5:10 PM
On Friday U.S. oil dropped below $58 a barrel, a low not seen since May 2009.
Retirement Insecurity In The 401(k) Age
December 12 2014 4:17 PM
Americans don't have enough money saved for retirement. Here's what researchers are telling us about the shortfalls, and the fixes.
Prepaid Debit Card Use Rising Most Among Millennials, Wealthy Moms
December 12 2014 1:56 PM
Prepaid card use is shifting from the low-income underbanked to upper-income households shopping online.
A Great Wealth Divide Widens Again
December 12 2014 12:47 PM
The wealth of white households now amounts to more than 10 times that of Hispanics' and nearly 13 times that of black households.
Dow Tumbles As Oil Prices Continue Plunge
December 12 2014 11:05 AM
The Dow tumbled more than 150 points Friday, despite consumer sentiment hitting a seven-year high, as global oil prices continued to plunge.
Cheap Gas Fueling US Consumer Sentiment To Seven-Year High
December 12 2014 10:49 AM
Don't believe those reports of a lackluster Thanksgiving shopping season. Americans spent like it was 1997.