WASHINGTON -- The value of the arts to the economy has always been an elusive figure - until now. For the first time, the Bureau of Economic Analysis, part of the Commerce Department, has quantified art's impact, finding in a study released Thursday that ...
MANCHESTER (AP) - Workers in Manchester joined protests in cities nationwide Thursday to renew the call for a higher minimum wage.
As the case mounts for the Federal Reserve to reduce stimulus as soon as this month, forex, commodity and rates markets are moving in a predictable fashion, making traders hopeful the real event won't be as big a jolt to asset prices as feared.
EQUITIES NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 dropping for a fifth straight session after a round of mixed economic data left traders guessing as to when the Federal Reserve would begin to slow its stimulus program.
Two major financial players, China's central bank and the Bank of America, weighed in Thursday on opposite sides on the viability of the wildly popular virtual currency Bitcoin.