SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian markets were mostly under water on Thursday as persistent speculation about the fate of U.S. stimulus lifted bond yields globally, while Japanese shares struggled to find their footing after a spill.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - To hear his former aide tell it, even a client's death posed no problem for Bernard Madoff as he perpetrated his massive Ponzi scheme.
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, file photo, container ships wait to be off loaded in a thick fog in Oakland, Calif. The government reports on the U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. banks, including Bank of America Corp (BAC.N) and Citigroup Inc (C.N), failed to fully comply with a government settlement to correct mortgage servicing abuses, a monitor of the settlement said on Wednesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Activist investor Carl Icahn is seeking the support of Apple shareholders as he tries to pressure the iPhone maker into spending more of its cash to buy back the company's stock.