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.
Wednesday marks a five-year anniversary in the biggest financial fraud in American history - the day Bernie Madoff, a Wall Street icon who cowed regulators and investors alike, was arrested for stealing $65 billion.
The dollar edged lower against the yen during Asian trading Wednesday as investors took profits on the greenback's recent gains ahead of next week's Federal Reserve meeting.
Wall Street banks avoided their worst fears of the Volcker rule after regulators crafted the ban on speculative trading to leave market-making operations intact.
SYDNEY�In Elizabeth, an industrial hub on the outskirts of South Australia's capital Adelaide, residents said the decision by General Motors to close its Holden unit and stop local manufacturing from 2017 was a sad outcome but far from unexpected.