Federal Judge Rules Justice Department Can Sue Standard & Poor's For Fraud In $5 Billion Case Stemming From Ratings
A federal judge ruled the Justice Department has made a sufficient case to support its claim that S&P inflated ratings.
Employers Expect To Raise Worker Pay In 2014 By Just 2.9% On Average, With Huge Disparities Based On Performance
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.
South Korean POSCO Cancels $5.3 Billion Steel Project In Southern India To Focus On $12 Billion Project In Western India
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 Pentagon Spent $34 Million On This Military Base In Afghanistan But Has No Plans To Use It [PHOTOS]
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.
Weekly First-Time Claims For Unemployment Benefits Spiked Last Week to 360,000, Much Higher Than What Analysts Expected
U.S. initial jobless claims rose by 16,000 to 360,000 in the latest week, and the key 4-week moving average increased to 351,750.
The most populous nation in the world is now GM's most high-volume market.
Snowden: Survey Says Majority Of US Voters See NSA Leaker Edward Snowden As Whistle Blower, Not Traitor: Quinnipiac Poll
The Quinnipiac poll found public support for civil liberties over counter-terrorism among most groups of voters.
Judge Says Apple Conspired In 2010 With Five Publishers To Artificially Hike Prices On E-books, Rules Tech Giant Liable For Restraint Of Trade
The U.S. District judge's decision is a victory for the government and also for states, which are now entitled to injunctive relief.
Boston Bombing: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev To Appear In Court Wednesday To Face 30 Federal Criminal Charges, Victims Will Be There Too
Prosecutors said they expect a packed courtroom and have set up an overflow room for victims.
Officials say China's slowdown and the Fed's planned stimulus reduction will impact red metal production in the South American nation.
Gold Market Reels From Huge Price Hit In Second Quarter Spurring Mixed Activity In Market And Pricing
Investors and bankers are attempting to cope with June's dramatic drop, as new pricing spurs mixed activity in the gold market.
Actor and rapper Yasiin Bey's -- also known as Mos Def -- latest video isn’t promoting a new song or movie. Instead, it’s a raw demonstration of him cringing and squirming and screaming as he undergoes a force-feeding, a torture technique used on those imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay."Standard Operating Procedure," directed by Asif Kapadia, is meant to raise awareness about how gruesome the force feeding process is and how it is akin to torture.
The investment banking giant expects a long-term upward trend for Treasury bond yields and a range of 2.75 percent to 3 percent by the end of 2013.
The attorney general is investigating a recent instance when millions of dollars were traded in milliseconds ahead of the report's official release time.
More than half of the company's major commercial airplane deliveries this year came in the second quarter.
Eurostat's latest data shows the state of the economic region just prior to Croatia becoming the 28th EU country.
US Non-Manufacturing Indicator Dips 52.2% In June To Slowest Growth Pace Since July 2012, Service Sector Hits A Three-Year Low
Growth in the U.S. service sector occurred in 14 industries, but the overall growth rate slowed and also missed analyst expectations.
Weekly First-Time Claims For Unemployment Benefits Fell Last Week to 343,000, Lower Than What Analysts Expected
The Labor Department said claims fell by 5k to 343,000, and the key, 4-week moving average decreased to 345,500.
LeBron James: Star Player's Net Worth Below Kobe Bryant's And Kevin Garnett's Due To Shorter Career; Study Finds Longevity, Endorsement Accumulation Is Key
LeBron James is not as rich as Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett, mostly because he hasn't been in the league nearly as long as they have.
South African Judge Charges Nelson Mandela's Grandson With Tampering With The Graves Of His Deceased Children
Judge charges Nelson Mandela's grandson with moving remains of three family bodies to a site he wants to turn into a tourist destination.
Panda Pregnant: Atlanta's Zoo Says 15-Year-Old Giant Panda Will Deliver First US Cub Of 2013 In July
The first giant panda to be born in the U.S. this year will likely come in the next two to three weeks.
US Factory Orders Up 2.1% In May, Better Than Analysts Expected And More Than April's Revised Gain Of 1.3%
Factory orders have now been up for three of the last four months.
Oliver Stone And Noam Chomsky Start Petition To Urge Ecuador's President Rafael Correa To Grant Asylum To Edward Snowden
Although Correa gave early indications that Ecuador could house Snowden, he has since retracted his support and deferred to Russia.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) Recommends Investors "Go Overweight" On Commodities For First Time Since 2010
Recent research has led advisors away from their neutral stance on commodities such as gold, copper and oil that they held since November 2011.