WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leaders of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday outlined plans for legislation to wind down government-owned mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that they said would continue to provide access to long-term,...
LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England's top management moved quickly as soon as it learned that staff might not have acted on signs of possible manipulation of foreign exchanges rates and the Bank is being relentless in its investigations, Governor Ma...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. wholesale inventories rose more than expected in January, as companies built up stocks of autos and machinery, though sales posted their largest decline in nearly five years.
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PARIS (Reuters) - Trade on the NYSE Euronext pan-European stock market was suspended for nearly an hour on Tuesday because of a technical problem that forced traders to place orders offline.
Justin Bieber may have appeared lovesick during his deposition in his photographer lawsuit last Thursday, but he appeared much happier over the weekend, when he hit the stage on Sunday at the Scooter Braun Projects Sunday Funday Showcase...Show More Summary
Variety reports that actor Nicolas Cage became a bit whiny at the South by Southwest festival in Texas: “I'm not complaining, but it really sucks to be famous right now.” It’s unfair that film critics mention the personal problems of actors in movie reviews – just... -
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria and America Movil are still in talks on pooling their stakes in Telekom Austria but have not moved to formal negotiations, the state holding company said.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday after a slight decline in the prior session left the S&P 500 within striking distance of its recent record high and as tensions in Ukraine tempered investor appetite for risk-taking.
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Voters on Florida's Gulf Coast head to the polls Tuesday to fill a vacant U.S. Congressional seat in a special election watched by both major parties for what it portends for November when all 435 congressional seats will b...
JUNEAU, Alaska (Reuters) - Veteran dog-sled driver Jeff King ended his bid for an unprecedented fifth Iditarod title after succumbing to fierce winds about 25 miles from the finish line in Nome, Alaska late on Monday night, race officials said.
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Volkswagen is close to deciding on whether to produce a new sport-utility vehicle (SUV) for its mass-market brands Skoda and Seat at a plant in the Czech Republic or Spain, a Skoda union leader said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In early 2009, amateur conservative Tea Party activists took to the streets to protest newly-elected U.S. President Barack Obama's economic stimulus package and health reform, a ragtag army that helped win the U.S. House for Repu...
It's not unusual for the banking industry to challenge a new government rule. Ever since Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, the banks have sent forth their army of lobbyists any time federal regulators try to enforce a new restriction, often resorting to the courts if they don't get their way. Show More Summary
Rep. Cory Gardner jumping into the race throws a curve ball at Sen. Mark Udall.
(Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Corp is still trying to buy T-Mobile US Inc and merge it with its U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son said, even though U.S. regulators appear set against a deal.
“There aren’t many things that the president of the United States and his attorney general and I agree about – you know what I mean?”
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese PC maker Lenovo Group Ltd said it was up to IBM to resolve a wildcat strike at a China-based factory, as a deal to buy the U.S. company's server business had yet to be finalized.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian markets were finding their feet on Tuesday after a rocky ride the previous session, though uncertainty about the true state of China's economy kept nerves frayed and commodity prices restrained.
HWASEONG, GYEONGGI (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co plans to launch its first battery-powered electric vehicle (EV) in 2016, as the auto maker plays catch up in a nascent market already tapped by the likes of BMW and Nissan Motor Co Ltd.