The tug of war between better economic news and the potential for rising interest rates could continue to simmer in the week ahead, keeping stocks volatile.» Read More
The US is developing new military tactics to deter China’s territorial advances in the South China Sea, the Financial Times reports.
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The company was recently spun off by Chesapeake Energy. Seventy Seven Energy's stock gained after the news.
The Federal Reserve at its June meeting voted to reduce its monthly bond buying program another $10 billion to $35 billion.
Talks to resolve probes into shoddy mortgage securities sold by the bank remain at a standstill, according to sources.
Investors in US-based mutual funds pulled $7.8 billion out of stock funds on fears of an early rate hike from the Fed.
For thousands of Americans who flew this spring, fewer flights arrived on time and more of their bags were mishandled by airlines.
Alcoa is a bellwether for the market, but there are 15 other stocks in the S&P 500 that have had much higher predictive power. USA Today reports.
In a new international study of teens' financial literacy skills, the U.S. isn't even close to being at the top.
Try your hand at some questions from the OECD financial literacy test administered to 15-year-olds in 18 countries.
Achieving and maintaining the American Dream has become so difficult that people are not enjoying it, said Mosche Cohen.
House Speaker John Boehner said he welcomes a "pension smoothing" idea for raising highway funds and hopes to pass a bill within two weeks.
A new study shows a correlation between students' math skills and their performance in financial literacy.
There's been no shortage of negative Facebook headlines recently, but the company's stock will likely continue to climb, some analysts said.
Masters of disaster like Marc Faber and Peter Schiff may actually be preventing the very bubble they are warning about.
Though inflation pressures remain fairly muted for now, Pimco believes it's time for investors to prepare for what's ahead.
Brooklyn's DA announced his office wouldn't prosecute possession of up to two ounces of weed, pending aggravating factors. NYT reports.
Crumbs' failure should not surprise anyone. Many faddish food chains have briefly tasted success, only to later grow stale. Here's a list.
Some park goers are wondering if the high adrenaline rides they love are starting to get too dangerous.
Ex-Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor.