WASHINGTON - U.S. housing starts rose but below market expectations and building permits fell in March, pointing to underlying weakness in the housing market that could persist despite improving weather.
Bank of America Corp. loan negotiators help homeowners with terms of mortgage restructuring at the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America Save the Dream event in Los Angeles in this Feb. 16, 2012 file photo.
The world's No. 2 economy posted first quarter GDP better than anyone expected at 7.4%, slightly above consensus estimates and well above the worst case scenarios of 7% and less.
When CME Group Inc. suffered the worst-ever trading outage on the world's most important agricultural markets last week, plunging electronic screens into darkness and sending dozens of traders scrambling for Chicago's famous but now often deserted ...
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks ended a volatile session higher on Tuesday, lifted by gains in such blue-chip names as Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson, though persistent weakness in momentum names limited the Nasdaq's advance.