Gains in manufacturing, technology and housing fueled �modest to moderate� economic growth from early October through mid-November, the Federal Reserve said.
NEW YORK - Ponzi scheme mastermind Bernard Madoff dictated specific rates of return for his investment clients - and even decreed one should never be stuck with losses - according to trial testimony on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON�New-home sales surged last month, a sign the housing market is regaining momentum after a rise in mortgage rates last summer.
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, file photo, container ships wait to be off loaded in a thick fog in Oakland, Calif. The government reports on the U.S.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and the S&P 500 finished lower for the fourth consecutive session on Wednesday after investors found few reasons to make big moves, with uncertainty remaining over when the Federal Reserve will start to slow its stimulus.