Former Morgan Stanley Morgan Stanley chief financial officer Ruth Porat is poised to make far more money heading the finances of Silicon Valley powerhouse Google Google than she ever would have on Wall Street.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.�President Barack Obama on Thursday pushed for new regulations for payday lenders, saying short-term emergencies shouldn't become long-term financial crises as a result of high-interest loans that can lead to escalating debts.
The dollar rose against the euro and the British pound on Thursday, as better-than-expected employment data and remarks from regional Federal Reserve presidents alluding to the need for higher interest rates lifted the U.S.
Washington � Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week as improved weather conditions ushered in labor-market stabilization.
Pedestrians walk past a Lululemon Athletica store in New York. Photograph by Lucas Jackson - Reuters. The man-friendly pants are driving sales.