LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar and euro rose to five-year highs against the yen on Friday, driven by upbeat U.S. data ahead of the Federal Reserve's meeting next week and dwindling excess cash in the euro zone banking system.
WASHINGTON - Enrollment in California's health insurance exchange surged in the first week of December, state insurance officials announced Thursday, as almost 50,000 people signed up for health insurance.
Christopher Nassetta, chief of Hilton, joined traders at the New York Stock Exchange. Brendan McDermid/Reuters Christopher Nassetta, chief of Hilton, joined traders at the New York Stock Exchange.
NEW YORK�Stocks fell Thursday as investors continued to weigh the prospects of reduced economic support from the Federal Reserve and the appeal of taking money off the table after the market's record-breaking rally.
Bernard L. Madoff, right, at Federal District Court in Manhattan in 2009. Stephen Chernin/Getty Images Bernard L. Madoff, right, at Federal District Court in Manhattan in 2009.