NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock index futures edged lower on Wednesday as a provisional budget deal reached in Washington compounded expectations the Federal Reserve will start scaling back its stimulus program soon.
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.
Bitcoins, the trendy virtual currency that is enjoying popularity in many parts of South America has hit its first major roadblock.
The yen strengthened from near a six-month low against the dollar as a decline in Asian stocks spurred demand for the currency as a haven amid speculation its recent decline has been too rapid.
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