Shoppers this year are benefiting from cheaper gasoline prices and an improving job market in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Nationwide, holiday spending is projected to rise 4.1 percent over last year's levels - the best growth since 2011, according to ...
Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN) was ordered to face a $10 billion lawsuit by New York's attorney general accusing the Swiss bank of fraud in the sales of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis.
Amazon says more than 10 million people tried the online retailing giant's Prime subscription service for the first time this holiday.
Oil traded above $60 a barrel amid concern about Libyan supply after government forces struck Islamist militias close to the nation's largest terminal at Es Sider.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed into law a new defense doctrine that identifies NATO as the chief threat to Russian security and claims the right to use nuclear weapons to counter any aggression that "threatens the very existence" of Russia.