Washington (CNN) -- A classified intelligence analysis of electronic and satellite data suggests Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 likely crashed either in the Bay of Bengal or elsewhere in the Indian Ocean, CNN learned Friday.
A U.S. bank regulator is suing 16 of the biggest U.S. and foreign banks, accusing them of manipulating an influential benchmark used to set interest rates on contracts around the world.
Consumer confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped in March to a four-month low, indicating household spending may be slow to pick up from a weather-related setback earlier this year.
The value of U.S. government bonds held by foreign central banks at the Federal Reserve shrank by a record amount this week, causing a stir in the Treasury market.
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