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U.S. Job Market Still Needs Fed Stimulus: Yellen

In her first major speech on Fed policy, Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the U.S. job market still needs help from the Fed and that the central bank must remain intent on responding to unforeseen challenges.

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BofA Posts Q1 Loss After Settlement

Bank of America announced Wednesday that it lost $276 million in the first quarter as it absorbed the cost of a multibillion-dollar settlement with the federal government.

Katherine Archuleta

2014 Woman of the Year: Katherine Archuleta

The CEO of a billion-dollar company. A managing director at one of the world's largest banks. The first Latina governor in the U.S. This year's Woman of the Year, Katherine Archuleta, faced a particularly tough field.

marissa mayer

Yahoo Struggles Despite Alibaba Boost

Yahoo shares jumped in after-hours trading Tuesday thanks to its 24 percent ownership of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, but Yahoo's traffic and revenue are flat.

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Conservation & Green Economy

World Reaches Global Warming Crossroads

A rapid shift to less-polluting energy is needed to avoid catastrophic global warming as emissions, of greenhouse gases have accelerated to unprecedented levels, the U.N. says.