Large oil companies working in the oilfields of Iraq are adopting extra security in anticipation of retaliatory attacks if the U.S. strikes Syria, industry sources say.
The Obama administration quietly got a court to undo U.S. surveillance limits on the use of intercepted phone calls and emails, The Washington Post reported.
Suggesting an uphill fight for President Obama, House
members are either opposed to or leaning against his plan
for a U.S. military strike against Syria by more than 6-1. The Senate is more evenly divided ahead of its vote
The U.S. economy will likely grow at 3 percent for most of next year, economists, analysts, academics and policymakers said in a survey released Monday.
Far below the earth where the twin towers once stood, a cavernous museum on hallowed ground is finally nearing completion.
Participants at the Group of 20 summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, backed a plan to crack down on tax dodging by multinational companies.
The Federal Reserve should cut some $15 billion from its $85 billion of monthly
bond purchases when it meets later this month, the president
of the Kansas City Fed said Friday.
As the Federal Reserve contemplates ending its bond-buying
program, the chief of its Minneapolis branch said the central bank
"should be providing more stimulus to the economy, not less."
Unemployment numbers for U.S. Hispanics saw a year-over-year improvement in August and held steady month to month, according to figures released Friday by the Labor Department.
The U.S. unemployment rate ticked lower to 7.3 percent in August, the lowest
figure in nearly five years, the Department of Labor said Friday.
The unemployment rate in the United States dropped 0.1 percentage points to 7.3 per cent in August, according to the government's monthly survey of households released on Friday.
U.S. factories indicated business orders dropped in July after three consecutive
months of increases, the Department of Commerce said Thursday.
The U.S. economy had modest to moderate growth between July and August thanks to a boost in the housing market.
Private-sector employment in the United States rose by 176,000 jobs in August, according to a new report.
About 10.7 million, or 23 percent, of U.S. residential home-owners owe at least 25 percent or more on their mortgages than their properties are worth,
remaining seriously underwater on their loans, RealtyTrac Inc. is reporting today.