SACRAMENTO - California's deficit-plagued unemployment insurance program missed out on more than half a billion dollars in federal money in recent years when state officials failed to take advantage of a new federal program.
The crisis in Ukraine continued to grip financial markets Friday, piling further pressure onto Russian assets and driving European stocks to a five-week low.
Amazon's decision to raise the price of its popular Prime service to $99 was cheered by Wall Street on Thursday, as investors pushed the company's stock price higher and analysts said the move could boost the online retail giant's bottom line.
BEIJING--Chinese Premier Li Keqiang kept a strikingly low profile while President Xi Jinping dominated the annual session of the National People's Congress that ended here on March 13.
The number of U.S. households with a net worth of $1 million or more, excluding primary residence, rose to 9.63 million in 2013, according to a new report from Spectrem Group, a consulting and research firm.