A US appeals court struck down the IRS's authority to regulate tax-return preparers, dealing a blow to the Obama administration.
Toyota is close to a deal to pay $1 billion to settle a U.S. criminal investigation into how it disclosed customers' complaints.
Gridlock in Washington on fracking, the minimum wage, and immigration force states to make their own rules. Fiscal Times reports.
Following a plague of regulatory headaches, Jamie Dimon's wallet got even fatter this year—a move Sen. Elizabeth Warren criticized.
More than a dozen banks are being probed by the NY Department of Financial Services regarding possible manipulation in the foreign exchange markets.
The estate of Martin Luther King Jr. is asking a judge to force the civil rights icon's daughter to relinquish her father's Nobel Peace Prize.
Warren Buffett said he would pay $1 billion to anyone who could pick a perfect NCAA bracket, but it appears Yahoo may have had the idea first, a report said.
The move raises new questions about how companies are testing the limits of a controversial, decades-old exports ban.
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating financial funds that may have violated anti-bribery laws in their dealings with Libya.
Hammer-wielding masked robbers pull a brazen robbery at Fifth Avenue store, WNBC reports.
While more than a quarter of US states owed more in pensions than revenues in 2012, but things are improving, Moody's reports.
Attorney General Eric Holder confirms that the Justice Department is investigating the Target data breach.
SAC Capital's head trader testified that Steven Cohen had instructed him to start selling Elan stock in accounts that had "less visibility."
Obama's Executive Order to lift the minimum wage for federal contractors by 39% will probably not have any significant impact on their bottom line.
Bitcoin could be as "big as the Internet" in reshaping the world and spurring economic growth, said Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures.
The gov't and major US tech companies struck a deal that would allow the companies to tell the public about spying-related court orders the receive.
Legislation that would delay flood insurance rate hikes for hundreds of thousands of people appears set to clear its first hurdle in the Senate.
A unit of asset manager Legg Mason will pay more than $21 million to settle civil cases with that accused the company of hiding losses from investors.
Federal prosecutors are scrutinizing whether banks have allowed businesses to siphon billions of dollars from consumers’ accounts.
Tech firms Google, Amazon, Intel and Facebook are flexing muscles in Washington like their cousins AT&T and Verizon.