Favors returning to previous system
Keeping Alaska's new oil tax structure in place would be a "devastating step backwards" in the state's development, former Gov. Sarah Palin said.
A former investment banker who admitted making trades based on inside information to cover child support was sentenced on Friday on securities fraud charges to 2 1/2 years in prison.
The U.S. stock market is closing out its worst week in two years.
Missouri’s chief banking regulator is stepping down effective today. Finance Commissioner Rich Weaver is retiring after a three-decade career that began in the division’s mail room in 1985.
Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers.
For investors, there were few havens on Thursday. The stock market had its worst one-day drop since February, driven down by a confluence of worries, from weak company earnings to the looming end of stimulus from the Federal Reserve.
The Federal Reserve offered a mixed message on the U.S. economy Wednesday: Growth is strengthening, and the unemployment rate is steadily falling. Yet by some measures, the job market remains subpar.
The U.S. government is proposing new rules for banks and other financial firms aimed at preventing the use of anonymous companies to launder illicit profits.
A federal judge imposed a $1.3 billion civil penalty against Bank of America on Wednesday for its role in selling risky mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that were advertised as safe investments.
A cheerful report on the U.S. economy, rising profits and no surprises from the Federal Reserve left the stock market nearly where it started on Wednesday.
McDonald's is coming under intensifying pressure for labor practices at its U.S. restaurants.
Comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement, fast food workers from across the country voted Saturday to escalate their efforts for $15-an-hour pay and union membership by using nonviolent civil disobedience.
This week, the five-member commission hears testimony on the over-earnings complaint that was lodged against Ameren last February by 37 individual customers and by Noranda Aluminum, Ameren’s single largest customer.
Investors got some bad news about the American shopper on Friday, driving down stocks and sending the Dow Jones industrial average to a loss for the week.
Starbucks reported a higher quarterly profit Thursday as new food and drinks helped boost sales in the U.S.