S&P downgrades its long-term outlook for US credit because it thinks that policymakers may not agree on how to deal with long-term financial problems
$4 gas is the average cost per gallon in six US states now. Will $4 gas spread across the country?
Citi earnings under the microscope following Bank of America's disappointing earnings. Also on deck: China fights inflation (again) and a new all-electric Beemer debuts.
Tax refunds are expected by fewer Americans this year, according to an AP poll. A slight majority say their taxes are fair.
G20 meeting ends with pledge, but no clear indication of how far the G20 nations would go in the event of another financial crisis.
Don't look now, but the April 18 tax filing deadline is just around the corner. For those of us still plugging away, the good news is that it's easier than ever to file.
Johnson & Johnson recall involves epilepsy pills. This makes the 22nd Johnson & Johnson recall since September 2009.
Johnson & Johnson said to be in talks to acquire Synthes Inc., which manufactures surgical instruments. Johnson & Johnson could pay up to $20 billion.
The Dow rose about 56 points, with Merck and DuPont gaining and Bank of America and Cisco falling
The Internal Revenue Service has taken on a gentler demeanor in recent years, but let's face it: The IRS still wants you to pay what you owe, and to pay it on time. This year, on time means April 18, due to a calendar quirk involving the District of Columbia's celebration of Emancipation Day. State deadlines may vary. Here are nine tips that tax experts (and the friendly Internal Revenue Service itself) offer to help keep you from getting audited, owing a penalty, paying more than you really owe, or having to file an amended return because of a mistake:
Obama said that his budget proposal would cut $4 trillion over the next 12 years. It's difficult to plan for a budget one or two years away, and it's downright unreasonable to plan one for 12 years from now.
Bank of America had a bad quarter and lost its chief financial officer, which are just two items on the bank's list of troubles
In China's big cities, real estate's expensive and young women are in short supply. If the population spread more evenly into cheaper parts of the country, would it be easier for a guy to get a date?
G-20, a group of financial leaders from 20 of the world's biggest economies, meets in Washington to discuss challenges facing the global economy. The G-20 talks are focusing on how to prevent imbalances in trade and government debt.
Internal Revenue Service should make it easier for people who have children to figure out which tax breaks they qualify for. The internal revenue service should create a uniform definition for children under 19 and eliminate the 'student exception.'