Payment card data was stolen from an unknown number of Target Corp customers starting on the busy Black Friday weekend in a major breach at the U.S.
US consumer prices were unchanged in November as a fall in energy prices offset rises in other other items, the Labor Department reported on Tuesday.
All three major stock indexes fell for the week despite strong reports on jobs, housing, and retail spending. Investors have been worried that the stronger the Fed thinks the economy is, the more likely it is to stop buying bonds.
The Federal Reserve's decision Wednesday to begin reducing its signature bond-buying program removes one big item on Janet Yellen's to-do list when she likely takes the reins in February, but she is still inheriting a job with numerous challenges.
The US Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced Wednesday that privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in November were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,007,000, which is ...