WASHINGTON - The number of Americans who selected health insurance through the federal exchange, HealthCare.gov, quadrupled in November over the paltry statistics in October, according to new figures released Wednesday morning.
The moment has come to take Bitcoin seriously. This month has seen notes on the online currency from mainstream foreign exchange analysts at Wall Street banks Citi and BofA Merrill Lynch.
Wall Street opened lower on Wednesday as investors assessed a provisional budget deal reached in Washington and its potential effect on an expected wind-down of Federal Reserve stimulus.
NEW YORK - Five years after Ponzi scheme mastermind Bernard Madoff's arrest, his claim that he alone was responsible for the more than $17.3 billion fraud is being demolished in the conspiracy trial of five former employees charged with helping him.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock markets worldwide slipped on Wednesday after the U.S. Congress announced a provisional budget deal, which heightened expectations of a stimulus reduction by the Federal Reserve.