As Americans continue to struggle with high unemployment, static pay and a slow economy, what the global economy needs right now is a dose of higher prices.
The Federal Reserve's minutes for the late January policy meeting reflect unease with the current unemployment target, but the Open Market Committee voted maintain its tapering of the quantitative easing program.
Despite advances made since the civil rights era on the 1960s, many Americans still feel discriminated against, according to a recent Harris report.
The U.S. and emerging nations are expected to debate the tapering of the Federal Reserve's large-scale monetary stimulus at a two-day meeting of the Group of 20 finance chiefs in Sydney starting Saturday.
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A Holland America cruise ship worker has confessed to raping a passenger, severely beating her and trying to throw her overboard, officials said.
Economists and political figures believe Mexico's economy is poised to take a step forward but ordinary Mexicans seem to disagree.
A comfortable retirement is becoming more elusive for aging Americans, many of whom will have no choice but to work well into what should be their golden years.
Jesse Litvak, a former investment banker charged with defrauding investment funds established as part of the government's response to the financial crisis, lied to clients about bond prices to increase profits, a federal prosecutor told a jury Tuesday.
Bernard Madoff's former operations chief testified Tuesday that he always trusted his boss, who "seemed to have the respect of the entire world" for decades, before Madoff admitted orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme.
The olive oil industry is pushing for tests of European imports, which are cheaper and viewed as more authentic by consumers.
Iran said at landmark nuclear talks that it would not buckle to pressure from the U.S. and other world powers to scrap any of its nuclear facilities.
China overtook India as the world's biggest consumer of gold last year, ramping up its demand by 32 percent, the World Gold Council reported on Tuesday.
Families are moving to Colorado and turning to a strain of marijuana to help their children who have crippling seizures.
Raise Michigan, which has launched a petition to raise Michigan's minimum wage, now wants $10.10 an hour instead of the $9.50 it originally asked for.