James Brady, who was famously shot during an attempt on then-President Ronald Reagan's life in 1981, has died. NBC News reports.» Read More
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming— Most visitors to Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park are drawn to the peak that gave the park its name— a 13,776- foot monolith that dominates the sweeping skyline.
ANKARA, Aug 8- Tayyip Erdogan is set to secure his place in history as Turkey's first popularly-elected president on Sunday, but his tightening grip on power has polarised the nation, worried Western allies and raised fears of creeping authoritarianism.
WASHINGTON, Aug 5- U.S. and African companies and the World Bank on Tuesday pledged more than $17 billion in investments in construction, energy and information technology projects in Africa to showcase U.S. economic interest in the fast-growing region.
WASHINGTON, Aug 5- U.S. companies pledged new investment in Africa on Tuesday as part of $14 billion in construction, clean energy, banking, and information technology projects to be unveiled by U.S.
WASHINGTON, Aug 5- President Barack Obama will announce on Tuesday that U.S. businesses have committed to investing $14 billion in construction, clean energy, banking, and information technology projects across Africa, a White House official said.
WASHINGTON, Aug 1- Few people in Washington believe Republicans will try to impeach President Barack Obama.
Obama is being pressed by religious groups demanding exclusion from an executive order to bar discrimination against gays by federal contractors. The NYT reports.
NEW YORK, June 25- Television journalist Diane Sawyer will be stepping down as the anchor of the nightly newscast " ABC World News," but will continue working for the network, doing specials and interviews, ABC News President James Goldston announced on Wednesday.
LONDON, June 16- Venezuela wants to increase oil supplies to the United States to regain some of the market share it lost over the past decade as Caracas sees the U.S. boom in light oil from shale as a chance to raise heavy-crude exports, the country's oil minister said.
Blackstone exec Bruce Wrobel did well and wanted to do good—and that may have had tragic consequences.
NEW YORK, June 2- As U.S. health regulators consider what rules to impose on electronic cigarettes, in their tally of costs and benefits they have placed a value on the lost pleasure consumers may suffer if they used the products less or not at all.
Speakers:- Swiss Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, former Austrian Finance Minister Maria Fekter and IMF's Chief of World Economic Studies Division in Research Department Thomas Helbling. TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases the minutes of its April policy-setting meeting- 2350 GMT.
May 23- For other related diaries, please. SHANGHAI, China- ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch speaks at a high-level roundtable " Asia's Growth Bottleneck: Who Can Find A Breakthrough?" at the Shanghai Forum 2014 "Asia Transforms: Identifying New Dynamics" organized by Fudan Development Institute in Shanghai- 0530 GMT.
SAN FRANCISCO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Association of Trade and Forfaiting 17th annual conference in San Francisco- 2000 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council member Jens Weidmann speaks at the annual reception of the Deutsche Aktieninstitut in Frankfurt- 1600 GMT.
LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor Charlie Bean gives speech at London School of Economics- 1730 GMT. BERNE, Switzerland- SNB Chairman Thomas Jordan speaks at the Swiss International Finance Forum. Bank of Japan's former top economist Hideo Hayakawa will be speaking at the summit.
The two new nominees to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors are expected to push for an expanded Fed role in managing the U.S. economy.
President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as "a sacred place of healing and of hope."
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin previews his interview with Timothy Geithner, former United States Secretary of Treasury, on his new book about the financial crisis.
HAVANA, May 9- In a land where the potato is scarce, black marketeers peddle tubers in hushed tones, like drug dealers on a big city street corner. Despite market-oriented reforms enacted by President Raul Castro, the communist-run country still encounters chronic shortages.
"The Fed may get more raucous about what to do next as tapering draws to a close," Alan Blinder, a banking industry consultant and economics professor at Princeton University said in a speech to the Investment Management Consultants Association in Boston.