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.
New claims for unemployment benefits fell by 6,000 last week to 289,000, the lowest figure since the end of October, the U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday.
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.