The slow rollout of a new federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage among Americans, with residents in some states gaining insurance at a far greater rate than others.
The number of new foreclosure filings -- which includes default notices, auctions and bank repossessions -- dropped 15% to a total of 113,454 properties in November, according to RealtyTrac, an online marketer of foreclosed properties.
Green vapor rises as molten copper passes through an anode casting wheel at the Aurubis AG metal refinery' in Hamburg. Copper jumped 0.9 percent on the London Metal Exchange yesterday.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - World stock markets mostly fell Wednesday as investors factored in the prospect of the Federal Reserve reducing its lavish monetary stimulus this month.
The Hilton Worldwide hotel chain has raised $2.35bn (�1.4bn) from a share sale, making it the second-largest listing in the US this year.