(Reuters) - Slow wage growth and low inflation are prompting two top U.S. Federal Reserve officials to call for deferring interest-rate increases until next year, and a third ..
Investors hope the lower gasoline cost is putting more money in consumers' wallets for spending on apparel and other retail goods. The next two weeks will indicate whethe ..
If there ever was doubt about the strategy of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, its wealthiest members are putting that issue to rest. ..
Global oil markets resumed their slide on Friday, with Brent and U.S. crude hitting April 2009 lows and ending down for a seventh straight week, although prices recovered from ..
Santander chief Ana Botin is expected to target Britain, the United States and the bank's Spanish home market under her plan to accelerate growth after raising 7.5 billio ..
President Barack Obama on Friday proposed to bring the cost of two years of community college "down to zero" for all Americans, an ambitious nationwide plan based on ..
A survey by the Pew Research Center found that 54% of those with the greatest financial security believe that "poor people today have it easy because they can get governm ..
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission economists have begun scrutinizing riskier types of exchange-traded funds as part of an effort to determine whether they may inflame al ..
The House overwhelmingly passed a bill on Friday authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline, despite a renewed pledge by the White House to veto the legislation after a Nebraska ..
As the president works to shore up support for his free college plan, Senate Republicans are talking about raising the federal gas tax for the first time since 1993. ..