However, the National Association of Realtors says, despite June's results, home prices continue to advance at double-digit rates.
Pharmaceutical giant admits that high-level employees in China "appear to have acted outside of our processes and controls."
Cohen "received highly suspicious information that should have caused any reasonable hedge fund manager to investigate," the SEC said.
FIFA says about 3 million tickets will be available for domestic and international fans during three sales phases that start Aug. 20.
A judge's decision comes after thousands protested in Moscow's streets and just ahead of a meeting of G-20 finance ministers.
Positive economic reports and upbeat corporate earnings sparked a rally, as the central bank's chairman spoke in Washington.
Chicago's $36B retirement-fund deficit and its $7.7B in general-obligation bonds forced a cut to an A3 rating/negative outlook.
However, the Labor Department cautions that July's jobless data can be volatile, due to seasonal auto retooling and school shutdowns.
Despite an overall slowdown, travel to emerging markets is contributing the most to the air travel growth rate.
Among China's 1.35 billion people, approximately 591 million are Internet users, 464 million of whom are mobile Internet users.
A federal judge ruled the Justice Department has made a sufficient case to support its claim that S&P inflated ratings.
Despite a strengthening economy, base salaries are only expected to rise by 2.9 percent in 2014, just modestly better than 2013's 2.8 percent.
The world's fifth-largest steel company cites mining rights delays but will continue its $12 billion project elsewhere in India.
However, the core rate, which excludes food and energy, rose just 0.2% - or well within the Federal Reserve's 'comfort zone' for inflation.
I don't want to be like one of the bullies in "Man of Steel," but I have a bone to pick with this work of fiction, mainly because it incorporates so many real and relevant issues ripped from the headlines. You've had a few weeks to see the film, so please pardon any spoilers. Maybe you've heard by now that the filmmakers updated the Superman story for modern times, not only by retiring his trademark red underwear and making sure we recognize familiar items during opportune moments of product placement ($160 million worth), but also by offering two bits of very contemporary political commentary -- one so subtle you'll need X-ray vision, the other more powerful than a locomotive.
Janet Napolitano will be the university system's first female president in its 145-year history, replacing Mark G. Yudof.
The social networking service will provide French prosecutors with data including geo-coordinates where alleged hate speech was posted.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke hinted that the central bank's current quantitative easing policy will not end anytime soon.
The Inspector in Afghanistan is "concerned": The U.S. DOD built a surge base long after the surge, and it remains unused, unoccupied and unwanted.
Employers say temp hiring will increase 10 percentage points above last year's level while permanent hiring will remain stagnant.