"It's definitely politics. It has nothing to do with justice or restitution to the innocent victims," former Wells Fargo chief Dick Kovacevich says.
Following Robert Shiller's warning on markets, a fellow Nobel winner has said regulation is curbing already "stunningly sluggish" US growth.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The Federal Reserve has too much influence on capital markets and is seen as behind the curve when it comes to rates, according to a new survey.
Markets are awaiting a more hawkish tone from the Fed, but maybe not from Yellen when she addresses the Jackson Hole symposium.
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland to die between 2008 and 2012, and the numbers doubled over those years, researchers reported.
Consumer Reports warned that pregnant women should avoid fresh fish with the highest mercury, including canned tuna.
Family Dollar Stores said on Thursday its board unanimously rejected Dollar General's buyout offer due to antitrust considerations.
There are a slew of confusing cross currents in the market, right now. Cramer doesn't want them to lead you to bad decisions.
In a world preoccupied by crises, the global economy has taken something of a back seat. But there are signs it is in trouble despite being awash with cash from low interest rates.
Bank of America is expected to pay more than $16.5 billion to end investigations into mortgage securities that the bank and its units sold.
How much will Bank of America's expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The answer is, almost certainly not that much.
JPMorgan Chase & Co and Bank of America are planning to hike salaries of junior employees by at least 20 percent, people familiar with the proceedings said.
Meet five well-known rich families who suffered a reversal of fortune.
Obamacare's Cadillac tax doesn't kick in until 2018, but companies are worrying about it and preparing for it now.
The price of Brent crude hit a 14-month low on Thursday, but market analysts now believe that oil could find a floor and expect prices to stabilize.
Germany broke with post-war tradition on Wednesday and agreed to supply weapons to Iraq to combat Islamist militants, the FT reports.
Fund managers may face tougher scrutiny by regulators than planned after their lobbying against a first proposal backfired, sources said.
Three of the biggest bitcoin exchanges in China teamed up on Thursday to release a joint letter addressed to New York regulators.
A lot more money might be required to invest in private funds given new rules under consideration at the SEC.