The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner is focusing on two widely separated quadrants, one in the Malacca Straits off the west coast of Malaysia and the other hundreds of miles away in the northern Bay of Bengal, a U.S.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has sued 16 big banks that set a crucial global interest rate, accusing them of fraud and conspiring to keep the rate low to enrich themselves.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Growing tension between the West and Russia ahead of Ukraine's weekend referendum in Crimea pushed down stocks on major world markets on Friday and drove up buying of safe-haven gold and the yen.
Treasuries held in custody at the Federal Reserve by foreign central banks dropped by $104 billion to $2.86 trillion in the week ending March 12, according to Fed data, as the turmoil in Ukraine intensified.
Consumer sentiment dipped modestly in early March, entirely due to reduced expectations for the future, a survey said on Friday. The preliminary Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan overall index of consumer sentiment fell to 79.9 in March, down from ...