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The US unemployment rate could fall early next year as cuts throws more than a million long-term unemployed Americans off the benefit rolls.
US regulators are "optimistic" that they will be able to vote before the end of the year on a final Volcker rule to ban proprietary trading by banks.
A former Goldman Sachs trader who pleaded guilty to fraudulently building a futures trade should repay $118 million to his former employer, U.S. prosecutors said.
U.S. court upheld a ban on political ads on public television and radio stations, rejecting an argument it violates the First Amendment.
Anne Wojcicki, co-founder of 23andMe, countered an FDA warning letter demanding the company discontinue marketing its DNA testing kit.
Global regulators should have more policy tools to counter the risk of devastating bank runs, said U.S. Federal Reserve Governor Dan Tarullo.
US lawmakers are seeking to make it easier for investment fraud victims to seek compensation, after investors in Allen Stanford's Ponzi scheme were deemed ineligible to file claims.
A majority of women are unaware birth control is available for free from health insurance plans under Obamacare, although that right faces court challenges.
The expected JPM settlement shows "this government cannot be trusted when it asks an institution to come to the rescue," former prosecutor Jacob Frenkel tells CNBC.
The EPA's intervention on ethanol may help cool the torrid advance of ethanol credit prices, and contain prices at the pump.
A judge ordered MF Global to return more than $1 billion to harmed customers and pay an additional $100 million penalty as part of a civil settlement.
As Wall Street seeks more complex ways to make a buck, the political-intelligence business has been seeing big benefits. Mother Jones reports.
A federal judge in Manhattan sided with Google and dismissed a lawsuit filed against by the company by authors over the downloading of digital books.
Wall Street's watchdog is developing a new rule that would require clearing firms to regularly provide it with data about brokerage transactions.
Former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine lost his bid to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to hold him, colleagues and other banks accountable for the firm's demise.
Barry Diller staunchly defended JPMorgan Chase, saying the bank had handled itself "quite well" in the face of relentless pressure.
The Feds have contacted some in the Securities and Exchange Commission's New York office in a probe of possibly improper financial holdings.
The judge in the SAC case will wait to decide whether to accept SAC's guilty plea until after a pre-sentencing report is filed.
The assertion by Walter Robb of Whole Foods on Friday followed news that the FDA has proposed banning transfats in processed food.
The Senate passed a bipartisan bill to ban discrimination against gay workers but the measure faces a struggle in the House of Representatives.