The pilot of a plane that authorities say targeted an IRS office in Austin, Texas, left an apparent suicide note citing a Big Brother tax code. At least at first glance, Joe Stack's views fit more into a pattern of solo attackers avenging personal beefs than a terror conspiracy.
Bank of America and then-CEO Ken Lewis misled investors about the risks of acquiring Merrill Lynch, alleges a civil suit filed Thursday by New York's attorney general. The bank and the SEC, meanwhile, offer a $150 million settlement for investors over the Merrill Lynch episode.
A ballot before Oregon voters Tuesday would raise taxes on high earners to lower the yawning state deficit. It is being seen as a snapshot of the national mood.
NBC's $40 million severance to Conan O'Brien is worth 15 lifetimes of work for the average American. But it's no lollapalooza on Wall Street.
To recoup taxpayer money used in the bailout of financial firms, Obama on Thursday outlined a fee that big banks would have to pay for 10 years or more.
US consumers want to reduce their debt, but the economy's recovery depends on their confident spending.
David Tepper reaped $7 billion in profit for his firm by scooping up bank stocks at their nadir. How does that stack up with other lucrative moves?
Citigroup announced it is paying back federal TARP funds, joining the likes of Bank of America, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan. Why are they in such a hurry?