Sales at U.S. retailers rebounded last month, suggesting the winter chill hitting shoppers and the broader economy may be thawing.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fed vice chair nominee Stanley Fischer on Thursday defended his ties to Citigroup Inc, saying that he would have been ill-prepared for his last central banking job without his experience at the mega-bank.
After a dismal 2013, Royal Dutch Shell Royal Dutch Shell says it has a plan to fix itself. Earlier today in a presentation to investors, Shell's new CEO Ben van Beurden emphasized that he intends to usher in a more tight-fisted, cost-conscious regime at Shell.
Mortgage rates edged higher early this week, with Freddie Mac's survey showing lenders offering 30-year fixed-rate loans to solid borrowers at 4.37%, up from 4.28% a week earlier.
The National Retail Federation is encouraging Congress to pass legislation that would require online and remote sellers to collect state and local sales taxes, telling a House committee that lawmakers should level the playing field between local retailers and ...