DETROIT - Mary Barra has spent the last three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
NEW YORK - Five years after Ponzi scheme mastermind Bernard Madoff's arrest, his claim that he alone was responsible for the more than $17.3 billion fraud is being demolished in the conspiracy trial of five former employees charged with helping him.
The rule that U.S. regulators approved Tuesday, after years of wrestling over its language, is designed to defuse the kind of risk-taking on Wall Street that helped trigger the 2008 financial crisis.
Investing.com - The euro was trading near six-week highs against the dollar on Wednesday as sentiment on the dollar was hit by doubts over whether the Federal Reserve will start to reduce stimulus measures at next week's policy meeting.
SYDNEY/MELBOURNE (Reuters) - General Motors Co said it would stop making cars in Australia by 2017 due to high costs and a cripplingly strong currency, fuelling fears rival Toyota Motor Corp will follow suit and put the entire local autos industry at risk.