Medicare reform passed the House. But GOP leaders say they won't push Medicare vouchers in the current round of spending talks.
Commodity trading reversals in US cause Japan and Korean markets to fall. Asian mining, energy companies drop with negative cast to commodity trading.
Home foreclosures rose last year. From December 2009 to December 2010, the average rate for America's cities went up from 4.9 percent to 5.6 percent. This represents a huge economic drag across a wide swath of the United States. But in some places, foreclosures are barely noticeable. Here are the five cities with the lowest home foreclosure rates in the US, according to a study by Foreclosure-Response.org.
Oil prices fall below $100 a barrel. Silver, down 27 percent since Friday, is leading the charge down for oil and other commodity prices.
Dow falls 139 points and S&P drops 0.9 percent. Investors wait for direction from Friday's employment numbers.
Jobless claims report shows an increasing number of both initial and continued unemployment claims
General Motors did well in the key North American market, thanks to strong sales, but growth slowed in China and the company lost money in Europe. The company's stock price fell 2.5 percent.
White Castle online menu debuts in its 400 restaurants. Chain says the White Castle online system will be particularly useful for large orders.
Prince Charles promoted organic farming in a speech to Americans, but he doesn't consider the positive role that a free market could play
Dunkin' Donuts IPO announced. But private owners of parent company won't say when, or how many shares will be created for the Baskin-Robbins and Dunkin' Donuts IPO.
The Dow fell 83 points, and commodity prices fell due to concerns of an economic slowdown in the US, China, and India
Data theft is off to a troubling start this year, with two massive breaches occurring in March and April. Hackers' success in grabbing millions of records at Epsilon and Sony are just the latest example of increasingly sophisticated attempts to steal sensitive personal information. Here's a list of the five most expensive data theft cases in the United States:
Forex traders push dollar down to a three-year low against a basket of currencies. But one trader says the US show of military dominance could shore up the dollar on the Forex.
Gas prices surge above their 2008 highs in four Midwest states, West Virginia, and Hawaii. Supply disruptions and seasonal factors are behind the region's abnormally high gas prices.