WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Lower oil prices and the stronger dollar were weighing on manufacturing, agriculture and energy exploration in many regions of the country, according to the latest report on current economic conditions.
The Supreme Court appeared divided Wednesday along ideological lines after hearing a challenge of ObamaCare tax subsidies that, if struck down, could affect up to 8 million policy holders.
(Bloomberg) -- The Federal Reserve was well aware in 2009 that its emergency steps to save the U.S. economy were trespassing on political ground and would have repercussions on Capitol Hill.
... * U.S. weekly crude stock build more than double expectations. * Saudi minister says after price hike that market will balance (Recasts with market reaction to Iran nuclear position).
There was a lot not to like in the yearend report of Berkshire Hathaway. But, the stock's trajectory, up 28%, made it unmistakably a 2014 absolute and comparative winner.