Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech during a plenary session of parliament at the lower house in Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct. 15 2013.
The maker of high-end yoga-wear has named Lauren Potdevin, the former president of TOMS Shoes, as its new CEO, and she'll take over for departing CEO Christine Day in January, Reuters reports.
An employee works on a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray at the General Motors Co. Bowling Green Assembly Plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A surging stock market and a steady recovery in home prices drove Americans' wealth to a record last summer.
Fannie Mae (FNMA) and Freddie Mac, the U.S.-owned mortgage-finance companies, will raise the fees they charge lenders to guarantee loans as part of an effort to shrink their presence in the mortgage market, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said.