The United States routinely lives above its means by spending more than it takes in. But that's not entirely intentional. Part of the problem is that every year there's an estimated $458 billion 'tax gap' -- taxes that are owed but not paid.
Apple's share repurchase program will exit a mandated quiet period on Friday—two days after the company reported earnings—enabling the company to resume buying back shares.
Protesters demonstrated against unemployment in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens this month. Credit Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters.
Chevron Corp. on Friday said it would cut another 1,000 jobs as it reported a wider-than-expected loss as oil prices continued to languish during the first quarter.
Amazon.com'sAMZN first-quarter EPS of 1.07 was way ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.61. The North America and AWS segments were strong contributors to profits while investments in international continued.