On Oct. 3, the Troubled Asset Relief Program, known as the bank bailout bill, loses authorization to make new expenditures. From that point forward, TARP will be in wind-down mode, although much of money lent out already has been repaid - at a profit for taxpayers.
The U.S. Justice Department on Monday sued American Express for anti-competitiveness while reaching a settlement with rival credit card firms Visa and MasterCard.
President Obama, whose bid last year to pump billions of dollars into community colleges was scaled back dramatically by Congress, is using his bully pulpit this week to raise the profile of two-year colleges.
Militants fired rockets on NATO oil tankers near the southern city of Shikarpur in Sindh province early Friday, destroying 27 tankers, and the police exchanged fire with the militants.
Bank of America will delay foreclosures in 23 states, the latest firm to do so, as it looks to see if employees signed foreclosure documents with reading them or verifying their accuracy.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in
September for the 14th consecutive month, but data point to a slowing of new orders.
In a stunning move that telegraphs the company's future direction, Hewlett-Packard once again reached outside its own ranks Thursday and chose a little-known but veteran tech executive to serve as CEO of Silicon Valley's largest company.