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The value of Bitcoin continued to plunge as trading resumed at Mt Gox, the world's largest virtual currency exchange.
Economic pressures rather than moral values are thought to be the principal US problem, a new NBC/WSJ poll finds.
The U.S. investment bank has added to the exuberance over Tokyo markets, upgrading its 12-month target for stocks on expectations of bumper earnings growth.
The Gulf Coast is becoming to oil production what Apple is to the technology sector: a dominant player beset by upstarts.
U.S. prosecutors in California filed criminal charges against Scott London, a former senior auditor at KPMG in Los Angeles, of conspiracy to commit securities fraud.
One reason the market rally has been so durable is many investors have been slow to return. But have the bears run their course?
President Obama submitted a 244-page budget proposal. The Fiscal Times dug through and found five critical—but easily overlooked—takeaways. Here they are.
The gusher of cash from the Fed explains why prices for everything from 1950s Ferraris to Brazilian farmland to old U.S. stamps are surging.
Insider selling at the biggest tech companies hit a record pace over the last six months even as investors snatched up shares, pushing the Nasdaq Composite Index to a 12-year high.
New claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week while import prices fell in March as weak petroleum costs offset a spike in food prices.
For President Obama, new revenues depend on curbing deductions for affluent taxpayers and implementing Warren Buffett's minimum 30 percent tax for millionaires.
Despite lackluster sales of fully electric and extended range electric cars, President Obama's proposed budget for 2014 calls for $575 Million for the Energy Departments vehicle research budget.
The higher interest rates go, the more likely it is your retirement accounts will bump up against caps in the president's proposed budget.
Retailers broadly missed analysts' estimates for same-store sales in March, a month that typically sees cold weather and slow hiring in the early weeks.
Taco Bell wants to fix its high-calorie and high-sodium reputation, so healthier items are on the way—by 2020, that is.
A top Federal Reserve official took an early stab at how the central bank should reduce its swelled balance sheet to a more normal size in the years ahead, arguing the current plan may need some adjusting.
Three more top executives at J.C. Penney have left the ailing retailer, the New York Post reported, following the ouster of Chief Executive Ron Johnson.
A breakthrough agreement to expand background checks for gun buyers, boosts the prospects the Senate will approve at least some of President Barack Obama's proposed gun restrictions.
Cutting lines at airports used to be only for the rich, famous or very frequent fliers. But then airlines started granting fast-track access to anybody who was willing to shell out a few extra dollars.
Many Americans believe the sequester budget cuts harm the economy, even though most see little impact on their own families, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.