KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20- Malaysia is considering tapping one of its top economic policymakers to lead an overhaul of Malaysia Airlines that aims to transform the troubled carrier into a "premium airline", a newspaper reported on Wednesday.» Read More
The audit by the Treasury inspector general for tax administration says the IRS needs to do a better job policing the tax.
Economist David Rosenberg is famous for turning from a bear to a bull. Now he's reconsidering.
Ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer stepped down from the company's board.
Apple hit $100 a share for first time since its seven-for-one split in June.
GameStop said Chief Executive Paul Raines underwent an unexpected surgery last week for a small cancerous brain tumor.
While the nation's primary passenger rail system is growing amid hopes for faster service, it's stuck with crumbling infrastructure.
China—a low-cost maker of goods—is falling behind in the manufacturing race as wages and energy costs soar.
U.S. housing starts rebounded strongly in July, suggesting the housing recovery was back on track after stalling in the second half of last year.
With four casinos shutting down in Atlantic City by October, New Jersey is suddenly awash in plans for, well, more casinos. The NYT reports.
WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt.
WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were unchanged in Monday's auction. The Treasury Department auctioned $29 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.030 percent, unchanged from last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,999.24 while a six-month bill sold for $9,997.47.
Barring a fresh geopolitical jolt, the S&P 500 is back on course to take aim at the psychological 2,000 level.
Here's what traders will be looking for from Yellen & Co. this week at Jackson Hole, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.
P&G is working with advisers to review up to 100 underperforming brands for potential divestiture.
Insight to the Federal Reserve's view of economic data, with Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, and Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee chief economist. Piegza says the Fed's actions are justifiable.
"All the traders are in the Hamptons," says Dan Dicker, TheStreet.com, in discussing the energy market; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, provides perspective on the equity market.
Discussing trends in economic data, and when the Fed will lift interest rates, with Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott CIO, and Dean Zayed, Brookstone co-founder and CEO.
Flashes of illumination rather than fireworks are expected at the annual meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Thailand's economy avoided recession in the second quarter, data from the state planning agency showed on Monday, even as the Southeast Asian nation grapples with a political crisis that has hit consumption, confidence and tourism.
China's new home prices fell for a third straight month in July, according to Reuters calculations of official data released Monday.
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