WASHINGTON -- Failure to pay taxes usually is bad news for most Americans, but apparently not for some employees of the Internal Revenue Service �- they received performance bonuses from the agency despite failing to submit what they owed.
WASHINGTON--Sales of newly built homes tumbled in March while prices surged, in the latest indication that the U.S. housing market is struggling to regain traction.
Investors guzzled down shares of SodaStream International on Wednesday amid speculation the Israeli company could sell a stake to coffee giant Starbucks.
(Adds details from the conference call). By Phil Wahba. April 23 (Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co, the world's largest household products maker, reported a higher quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by cost cutting and stronger sales of items like detergent ...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 13 points, or 0.1%, to 16501 at midday. The S&P 500 index slipped two points, or 0.1%, to 1878 and the Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 19 points, or 0.4%, to 4143.