HOUSTON - Four years after the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion, BP is being welcomed back to seek new oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico.
SACRAMENTO - California's deficit-plagued unemployment insurance program missed out on more than a half-billion dollars in federal money in recent years when state officials failed to take advantage of a new federal program.
The U.S. budget deficit narrowed in February after rising employment boosted individual taxes and the Federal Reserve delivered higher earnings on its portfolio.
March 14 (Bloomberg) -- China's weakest start to a year for investment growth since 2001 and unexpectedly slow industrial production add pressure for economic stimulus, just as Premier Li Keqiang signals he wants to avoid such a move.
With the first hint of spring sunshine last month, shoppers began emerging from hibernation, fueling hopes that a particularly bitter winter was to blame for the sour economic signals of recent months.