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Yellen: Fed still on track to raise rates this year

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the Fed is on track to start raising interest rates later this year but expressed multiple concerns over headwinds that are still holding back the U.S. economy.

Survey: Many consumers worry about safety of financial info

While the safety of their private financial information is a big deal for a lot of people, when it comes to protecting it, many are actually pretty lax, a new survey says.

Outage upends an already tough day for markets

It was already a tough day in the market when the unexpected hit.

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Bad day for geeks: Tech disruptions plague United, NYSE, WSJ

It was a rough day for tech: The nation’s biggest airline, its oldest stock exchange, and its most prominent business newspaper all suffered technology problems that upended service for parts of the day.

Greece gets until Sunday for proposals to stave off collapse

Frustrated and angered eurozone leaders gave Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a last-minute chance on Tuesday to finally come up with a viable proposal on how to save his country from financial ruin.

Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote

Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe's common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly rejected demands by international creditors for more austerity measures in exchange for a bailout of its bankrupt economy.

Government: Accounting exec earned leniency in Madoff case

A 79-year-old former New York accounting firm executive who did work for some of Bernard Madoff's most important clients has earned leniency at sentencing because his cooperation provided new insights into history's largest financial fraud, prosecutors said.

US stocks slip on mixed US jobs report, Greek fears

Stocks ended a tumultuous trading week with slight losses Thursday as investors sought safety ahead of an extended holiday weekend.

$18.7B deal clears path for BP to close books on Gulf spill

Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed Thursday to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full obligations to an estimated $53.8 billion.

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Greece's bailout expires, country defaults on IMF payment

Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight Tuesday and the country failed to repay a loan due to the International Monetary Fund.

Greek prime minister puts bailout deal to referendum July 5

Greece's prime minister on Friday called a surprise referendum for July 5 on the financially troubled country's fraught bailout talks with international creditors, and government officials are calling on the nation to reject the proposed deal.

US to probe Ford F-150 power brake failures

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the power brake assist can fail on some Ford F-150 pickup trucks.

Apple removes games with Confederate flag

Apple said Thursday that it is removing games from its online app store that feature the Confederate flag in “offensive or mean-spirited ways.”

Survey: Consumers show optimism

Consumer sentiment rose this month to the highest level since January, suggesting spending will strengthen this year.

To sway regulators, Charter pledges to play nice on Internet

Charter is trying to convince the government that consumers will benefit if it is allowed to create a cable giant through its proposed $67.1 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House.