Shinzo Abe leaves a news conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, on Dec. 9. Japan is about to enter a crucial test for Abenomics.
WASHINGTON - The federal government closed the books on the taxpayer bailout of General Motors Co., selling the remaining shares in the nation's largest automaker and taking an expected $10.5-billion loss.
The dollar was steady against the yen during Asian trading Tuesday as investors continued to mull the likely timing of the Federal Reserve's tapering of its asset-purchase program following last Friday's stronger-than-expected U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A surging stock market and a steady recovery in home prices drove Americans' wealth to a record last summer.
WASHINGTON Dec 9 (Reuters) - Government-run Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will raise the fees they charge mortgage lenders for guaranteeing new loans in March to encourage private firms to wade back into the housing finance market.