Topic: Barclays plc
Unemployment claims: A slow decline signals the US economy is doing a little better. But unemployment claims need to fall further for a robust recovery in jobs.
11/18/2011 12:21 am
As the most severe floodwaters in decades threaten to drown Bangkok's most famous market, observers worry that Thailand’s economy will also suffer.
10/24/2011 12:39 pm
Kinder Morgan purchased rival pipeline operator El Paso Corp for $21 billion, creating what will be by far the country's largest pipeline distributor of natural gas.
10/17/2011 04:29 pm
Protests in solidarity with 'Occupy Wall Street' occurred in US cities and around the world Saturday, sometimes drawing several thousand marchers. A key reason: Unemployment remains high, three years after a financial crisis in which banks got controversial bailouts.
10/15/2011 06:59 pm
An Amazon tablet is expected to be introduced Wednesday, at a press event in New York. But the big question remains: Will this thing have what it takes to compete with the iPad?
09/26/2011 11:00 pm
At about noon Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was off 370 points, or 3.3 percent. On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve said 'there are significant downside risks to the economic outlook.'
09/22/2011 01:04 pm
Stock prices in Europe fall sharply after G7 finance ministers fail to come up with new measures. Bank stock prices, in particular, tumble over concerns of spreading euro debt crisis.
09/12/2011 09:58 am
Global markets reflect worry about rising interest rates for eurozone's weakest nations and possibility of a US recession. Among global markets to tumble most: Germany, down 5.3 percent and France, down 4.7 percent.
09/05/2011 09:15 pm
Faulty mortgage loans were a major contributor to the recession and now a US regulator is suing 17 big banks for their role in those faulty loans.
09/03/2011 01:09 am
Government lawsuit claims 17 banks, including Bank of America, Citigroup, and JP Morgan, misrepresented the value of $196 billion worth of mortgage-backed securities when it sold them to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
09/02/2011 07:28 pm