Reports that bankers ignored warning signs of a foreclosure crisis while lenders used flawed documents to foreclose on homeowners took the spotlight away from JPMorgan Chase's earnings report, Wednesday.
Since March 2009, the Standard & Poor's average has rebounded 76 percent, and the stock market could be getting ready for more gains in the months ahead.
Many financial writers describe the search for financial independence, but exactly what they're aiming for differs by their definition. The important definition, of course, is yours.
The US economy is only creating half the jobs it would need to to move back towards full employment. At this rate, replacing the lost jobs will take until 2020.
Did the Chilean government officials deliberately create low expectations of their ability to rescue the miners, so that they could later exceed them?
California has balanced its budget by including lots of hoped-for revenues and delayed payments and other tricks that only postpone the inevitable.
While gold bullion reaches record prices, golden corn demands its share of attention. Food prices have skyrocketed worldwide, and will soon hit consumers at grocery stores and restaurants.
South Africa's unemployment crisis is worsened when companies can't afford to pay the artificially high minimum wage.
The jobless recovery shows no signs of changing. One little-reported pattern: near-full employment among the most affluent and a true depression among the poorest.
Towering mortgage debt continues to fuel the housing crisis. What policies could help reduce the number of foreclosed homes?
Japan's central bank economists have tried everything to keep their economy afloat, including record levels of quantitative easing. Will America follow its example?