WASHINGTON - The wealth of Americans reached a nominal record high during the summer, buoyed by surging stock prices and a healthy recovery in home values.
The stock market posted slight gains on Monday, following up on its rally in the previous trading session after the job market showed some strength.
Wall Street is anxiously awaiting federal regulators' expected approval Tuesday of a sweeping rule that will restrict banks' ability to make risky investments with their own money.
WASHINGTON Dec 9 (Reuters) - Government-run Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will raise the fees they charge mortgage lenders for guaranteeing new loans in March to encourage private firms to wade back into the housing finance market.
The euro traded near its highest in almost six weeks against the dollar before data today forecast to show a rebound in French industrial production.