(Adds Pimco Total Return Fund's peak in assets, Bernanke appointment). By Jennifer Ablan. May 4 (Reuters) - The Pimco Total Return Fund, launched by Bill Gross, has lost its title as the world's biggest bond mutual fund, following two years of withdrawals.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. Department of Justice has joined an investigation into a leak of confidential monetary-policy information in 2012.
NEW YORK -- Wall Street ended higher Monday as corporate earnings came in better than feared, although shares of McDonald's declined after the fast-food chain's turnaround plan left investors wanting more.
Toxic fluids used in drilling and hydraulic fracturing likely escaped an unlined borehole and migrated thousands of feet into a residential drinking-water supply in Pennsylvania, according to a study published Monday.
WASHINGTON - Orders to United States factories rose in March for the first time since July, breaking a long stretch of weakness. Orders increased 2.1 percent after seven monthly declines, the Commerce Department reported Monday.