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The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday approved Janet Yellen's nomination to become the first woman to lead the Fed, sending it to the full Senate for a final vote.
The U.S. Treasury said it planned to sell its remaining 31.1 million shares of GM by year-end, depending on market conditions.
Comedians have had a field day poking fun at the troubled Obamacare website HealthCare.gov. Now, one Midwest insurer is getting in on the act.
The troubled online Obamacare exchange run by the federal government is not secure and needs to be shut down and rebuilt from scratch, said cybersecurity expert Morgan Wright.
St Louis Fed president James Bullard said a strong November jobs report would increase the probability for a December taper.
The Fed moved no closer to unwinding its monthly asset purchasing program at the October meeting, pointing instead to "coming months."
A majority of women are unaware birth control is available for free from health insurance plans under Obamacare, although that right faces court challenges.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said the president made a promise that he could not keep.
Democratic Senator Max Baucus called for repealing a tax code provision that allows U.S. multinationals to park foreign profits offshore tax-free.
US lawmakers are seeking to make it easier for investment fraud victims to seek compensation, after investors in Allen Stanford's Ponzi scheme were deemed ineligible to file claims.
London's Mayor Boris Johnson says rather than attacking the rich for their wealth, the public should be thanking them for their taxes and spending.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the Fed will maintain ultra-easy U.S. monetary policy "for as long as needed."
Yellen: US monetary policy will stay easy even after either the Federal Reserve's hits interest rate hike threshold, as long as inflation stays low.
A crucial system for making payments to insurers from HealthCare.gov has yet to be built, a senior government IT official said.
President Obama says the government needs to stop governing by crisis and noted that he doesn't foresee another debt-ceiling crisis happening soon.
Should the controversy over the September 2012 report go full-blown, it could shake the government's data-gathering operations at their foundation.
A SEC examiner was criminally charged for making false statements about his stock holdings that were prohibited under SEC ethics rules.
It will be a dose of reality for virtual currencies. With growing investor and consumer interest, lawmakers are holding a hearing to find out more.
The rollout of Obamacare has been "absolutely chaotic" and the law itself is flawed, said former Bush HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson.
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