Vladimir Putin said Russia should brace itself for two years of recession, as he blamed the country's economic woes on a western plot to defang the Russian bear.
LONDON (Reuters) - The Swiss National Bank's move to push interest rates into negative territory is unlikely to rob the franc of its safe-haven status among those fleeing riskier assets and the Russian crisis, but it may force a rethink among pension funds.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.
Five years ago it wasn't a question of if fracking would come to New York but when. Yesterday's decision by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ban high volume hydraulic fracturing in the state is a measure of how much things have changed in a relatively short period of ...
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan rate reaching a new low for the year. Here's a look at rates for fixed and adjustable-rate mortgages this week and over the past year: Copyright 2014 The Associated Press.