LONDON (Reuters) - This year's rocketing gains for major developed world stock indexes will taper off in 2014, according to a Reuters poll that showed better days ahead for struggling emerging markets.
The number of foreclosure filings in the U.S. fell 15% last month, to a seven-year low of 113,454 properties, according to RealtyTrac.
JPMorgan Chase is in talks to pay federal authorities about $2 billion to resolve investigations into whether it failed to alert the government to Bernard L. Madoff's Ponzi scheme, a person familiar with the talks said Thursday.
A pedestrian walks past a Hilton Hotel in New York. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT:US), the world's biggest hotel operator, climbed after raising $2.35 billion in a record initial public offering for the industry.
If you ever meet Brian Armstrong, CEO of Coinbase, ask him to hook you up with some Bitcoin. �I'll give $5 worth of Bitcoin to anyone who asks to help them get familiar with it,� he says, estimating that he's given out at least 50 to 100 Bitcoin over the last year.