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Ben S. Bernanke said the U.S. economy has improved considerably since the 2008 financial crisis, but the recovery has a way to go.
The U.S. Supreme Court could act as early as Friday on pending requests for injunctions in two separate, high-profile cases that put Justice Sonia Sotomayor in an unusually pivotal role.
How many Hispanic voters does the Republican Party need to attract before it can regain the Oval Office?
Stock futures are following markets overseas higher in morning trading, with U.S. automakers putting out some strong year-end sales numbers.
Millions of previously uninsured Americans now have health coverage -- but experts say we also need to watch how the law will affect elections, what the states will decide about Medicaid expansion and what insurers will do to react to their quickly changing demographics.
The stock market put in a stellar performance in 2013 -- the best since the 1990s -- and investors are betting that a detente in Washington's fiscal wars will allow the U.S. economy to pick up some steam in 2014.
The number of Americans seeking jobless benefits dipped 2,000 last week, evidence that layoffs are low and hiring will likely remain steady. The average was driven up in recent weeks by spikes that reflected seasonal volatility around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
Weekly jobless claims dropped slightly in the week ending Dec. 28, the the Bureau of Labor Statistics said.
2013 offered up a strong year for stocks, a bumpier ride for bonds and an opportunity for those willing to pursue alternative investments. So what's in store for 2014?
Wells Fargo said Monday it will make a one-time cash payment of $541 million to Fannie Mae by Tuesday as part of an agreement related to loans sold to the federal agency before 2009.
For a look back at 2013, we present an in-brief look back at some of the most significant news events of the last 12 months, in chronological order.
The stock market put up record numbers in 2013 but investors need to be cautious in the New Year.
Investors can look for more tech companies such as Twitter to file for IPOs in 2014. But some analysts worry a tech bubble is coming.
More than 1.3 people on long-term unemployment will lose their benefits on Saturday because Congress failed to pass an extension.
Retailers are offering big post-Christmas sales in an attempt to lure customers to make up for a slow shopping season.