The wealth of the world's richest 1 percent could overtake that of the other 99 percent, Oxfam said ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The banking industry and Republicans have criticized a White House proposal to increase taxes on Wall Street and the wealthy. The FT reports.
The European Central Bank could take its boldest steps yet to revive the euro zone's moribund economy.
SINGAPORE, Jan 19- Gold held close to a four-month high on Monday as uncertainty in global markets pushed investors towards the safe-haven metal, with the focus this week on the European Central Bank's policy meeting. *Spot gold was firm at $1,278.21 an ounce by 0046 GMT, near a four-month high of $1,281.50 reached on Friday. *Dealers assumed that the Swiss National...
The co-founder of social networking startup Plaxo has been charged with first degree murder for killing his ex-wife's current husband.
Jan 15- RadioShack Corp, expected to file for bankruptcy next month, is in talks to sell leases on some of its stores to telecoms operator Sprint Corp, Bloomberg said, citing a person with direct knowledge of the matter. RadioShack was not immediately available for comment. Fort Worth, Texas- based RadioShack, which has done little to transform itself into a...
The EU top court's adviser has smoothed the way for QE, but opposition from Germany, politicians and public may yet shackle the ECB.
Brent crude oil prices fell below $49 a barrel and U.S. crude also fell more than $1 on Monday
European equities closed largely higher on Monday, as investors look ahead to Thursday's European Central Bank meeting.
Conventional wisdom suggests commodity exporters will take price declines on the chin, but Morgan Stanley expects they'll benefit most.
Groups representing agriculture, manufacturing, and retailers told the dockworkers' union and port terminal operators to get a contract done.
China’s margin lending crackdown has spurred a knee-jerk selloff, but analysts aren’t convinced it’s anything more than a hiccup in the bull market.
Despite falling prices and mounting inventories, Chinese developers are upbeat on business prospects for the coming months, according to a new survey.
Regent Seven Seas cruise line unveiled what it boasts will be "the most luxurious ship" ever, and the price of a stay won't be cheap.
Six-figure loan debt is becoming a way of life for many recent graduates, and even some old ones. Here's how to keep it from swallowing you whole.
Virtual reality goggles, drones and data centers are all driving a hiring spree at Facebook that is set to swell its ranks as much as 14 percent.
Count Lisa Ann among the small but growing number of porn stars-turned-entrepreneurs.
Saudi Arabia has been constructing a 600-mile barrier on its border with Iraq since September, with the aim of keeping out ISIS militants.
The Swiss move to unpeg the franc proves the euro is like a bad, bad marriage, says Jake Novak. Here's what should happen next.
The U.S. and its allies conducted 29 airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq in a 24-hour period, the joint task force said.