WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Economists expect consumer credit to increase by about $14.6 billion in October, up from $13.7 billion in September.
Stocks rose sharply in afternoon trading after a fourth straight month of solid U.S. job gains, the latest encouraging sign for the economy.
Bitcoin, the virtual money former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan called �a bubble,� was accepted as payment in the purchase of a Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) Model S electric car at a California Lamborghini dealership.
A former Goldman Sachs trader was sentenced on Friday to nine months in prison for wire fraud by a judge who took sharp aim at both Goldman and the government, questioning why it took them so long to bring the misconduct to light.
Academics claim to have discovered the secrets of Warren Buffett's remarkable stock market success. A research paper published on the website of Yale University tried to pinpoint the methods used by Mr Buffett - known as the Sage of Omaha - to amass his ...