Asian officials braced for some financial-market volatility after the Federal Reserve announced plans to reduce its monetary stimulus, with South Korea pledging to act to cool currency fluctuations if needed.
The Secret Service has confirmed to USA TODAY that it is investigating a potential massive data breach involving shoppers' personal credit card information and Target retail stores.
Thursday 08:00 GMT. European bourses are playing catch up with Wall Street's surge to record highs as traders celebrate the Federal Reserve's move to rein back stimulus while promising to favour a dovish monetary bias for the foreseeable future.
The Volcker Rule, agreed last week by America's largest financial regulatory bodies, gives some of the country's biggest banks significantly less time than they asked for to prepare their data analysis and metrics reporting IT systems.
TOKYO Dec 19 (Reuters) - The dollar was hoisted to a more than five-year high against the yen on Thursday after the Federal Reserve started to dial back its massive bond-buying stimulus, giving markets a strong signal that the U.S.