U.S. stocks fell Thursday after the health of Portugal's top-listed Banco Espirito Santo was questioned, bringing back the specter of a weakened Europe, Reuters reported.
Stanley Fischer, the Federal Reserve's new No. 2 official, says regulators must continue to work to avoid government bailouts of big banks in a crisis, with stricter capital requirements as the better remedy.
Silicon Valley has given the world another matchmaking service -- this time to set up recent college graduates with eager employers.
Wells Fargo kicks off the second-quarter bank earnings reports on Friday, with Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, and U.S. Bancorp and Capital One all reporting next week.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages edged up slightly in the week, but remain near historically low levels.
Applications for unemployment benefits are a proxy for layoffs, so the low readings indicate that employers are letting go of fewer workers.
The price of oil continued to fall Thursday, trading below $102 a barrel as the outlook for supply remained robust.
Fox News contributor Dr. Keith Ablow said that a marriage equality law in California could lead to people marrying their dogs during an appearance on Fox and Friends.
NASA has selected a group of Hispanic UTEP students to test their lunar dust cleaning device intended to remove hazardous particles that can cause serious problems for astronauts.
Federal Reserve officials differed on the best way to signal when they might raise a key short-term interest rate, but agreed that the monthly bond buying program will end in October.
Rapes, robberies, hunger and cold await Central American children traveling through Mexico en route to the U.S.
Detroit's mayor, city council members and other non-union workers received a 5 percent pay increase at the beginning of the month.
A meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee was held in the offices of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C., on June 17 and continued on June 18.
Puerto Rican officials are investigating the deaths of two pilot whales that stranded themselves in the island's southwest region.
An admitted prostitute was arrested Friday in connection with the November heroin overdose death of a Google executive aboard his private yacht.