The U.S. economy grew at a 3.6% annual rate in the third quarter, faster than first reported and its strongest performance in 1� years.
EQUITIES NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 dropping for a fifth straight session after a round of mixed economic data left traders guessing as to when the Federal Reserve would begin to slow its stimulus program.
While the Chinese government doesn't officially recognize bitcoin, buyers there are nonetheless helping to fuel a boom in the four-year-old virtual currency.
Logo of the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis, a part of the Department of Commerce. (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Economic growth is up while jobless claims are down, according to new economic data released Thursday morning.
Fast-food protesters joined at the McDonald's on Sunset and Fountain to call for a raise in wages Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. John McCoy - Staff photographer.