As Bitcoin grabs headlines and soars to stratospheric prices, two major financial powers, China's central bank and Bank of America, reached opposite conclusions about whether the popular cybercurrency has a legitimate place in world commerce.
California's health exchange is struggling to keep pace with a surge of applicants who are encountering long waits and website problems as they try to meet a Dec. 23 deadline.
EQUITIES NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 dropping for a fifth straight session after a round of mixed economic data left traders guessing as to when the Federal Reserve would begin to slow its stimulus program.
US gross domestic product figures for the third quarter were revised sharply higher on Thursday, with much of the rise driven by an increase in business inventories.
New York. Fast-food workers and labor organizers are set to turn out in support of higher wages in cities across the country Thursday.