Earlier this week, Russia made its last-ditch effort to save its economy and its currency from collapsing. The country's central bank hiked the interest rates from 10.5 percent to 17 percent, the biggest hike since Russia's ruble crisis in 1998, to prevent the ruble ...
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week as the economy's continued improvement tempered dismissals.
Editor's note: A prior version of this story gave an incorrect level for the Dow industrials. Getty Images. The verdict is in and the market got the dovish statement it wanted from the Fed.
The union representing more than 1,000 workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino on Thursday accused billionaire Carl Icahn of backing out of a deal that would have saved the endangered Atlantic City gambling hall.
F ILE - In this Monday, Dec. 29, 2008 file image provided by Greenpeace, coal ash slurry left behind in a containment pond near the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant is shown in Harriman, Tenn.