Hopes were raised that a deal to end the U.S. shutdown and extend the government's borrowing authority could be reached as soon as Friday.
Stocks closed out the session with a sharp bang Thursday, with major averages rallying more than 2 percent across the board, as lawmakers seemed to move closer to a deal to resolve the political stalemate in Washington.
Segarra says she was fired from the Fed Bank of NY after refusing to change her findings about GS’s inadequate controls on conflicts of interests.
Some insurance experts warn it could be months, if not much longer, before the Obamacare federal exchange website is free of its tech problems.
Despite continued dire warnings, money managers aren't trimming their portfolios--and some are even increasing exposure.
Speaker Boehner said that the GOP would offer a temporary increase in the debt ceiling in return for discussions with Obama on the budget and deficit.
Apple's iPad sales are cannibalizing Mac sales, and competitors are gaining on Apple in the tablet space.
With the federal government pushing toward a budget default, big business groups are worried they have lost sway over the GOP majority in the House.
Ron Paul, former Republican presidential candidate, says both parties are grandstanding. It's a "political blame game."
China has achieved another world-beating status its leaders don't want: Biggest oil importer.
Investors are wary of the U.S.'s ability to pay its debt on time, shifting the market for Treasury bills and potentially having long-term effects.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits hit a six-month high last week amid a computer glitch in California.
The federal government shutdown is really getting Larry Cihanek's goats—about 65 of them.
A personal finance portal, WalletHub, has released an intriguing study that ranks the states most and least likely to be hit by the shutdown.
The worst calls for an outright depression as the effects of missing a debt interest payment cascade through the economy, markets and Main Street.
U.S. investigations into JPMorgan show "a bit of an aggressiveness," said the former JPMorgan man and White House chief of staff to President Obama.
Fidelity has sold short-term US debt ahead of the imminent debt ceiling, but Pimco's founder explains why he's still buying.
Janet Yellen's most famous theory explains why she believes in stimulative policies.
So you want to be rich? Stay stateside, home of 1.7 million of the 1.8 million millionaires created in the past year.
Fed members engaged in heated debate before ultimately deciding not to ease back on their monthly bond-buying program, according to minutes.