U.S. stocks ended higher on Friday after losses driven by a federal budget stalemate, four days of a partial government shutdown and worries about a possible U.S. debt default ..
Lockheed Martin says it will furlough 3,000 employees on Monday due to the government shutdown, and that the number of employees put on furlough will increase weekly if the sh ..
Part of the economy is working and part is broken, as the political antics of the last week have made clear. ..
Excitement for Twitter's coming IPO is running pretty high - so much so that some investors on Friday mistook the nearly worthless stock of long-dead electronics retailer Twee ..
President Obama decided to stay home from summits in Asia as Democrats stepped up pressure on congressional Republicans to rein in their tea party faction and reopen the gover ..
As we close out the first week of the government shutdown, a bigger and even more toxic disaster is creeping into the fray that could make the contentious budget battle look l ..
Who out there still thinks the Federal Reserve blew it last month by leaving its stimulus program unchanged? ..
Participants in the $5 trillion repurchase agreement market need to work harder to develop solutions that reduce the risks the market poses to financial stability, or regulato ..
The government shutdown and the looming debt-ceiling deadline are dominating headlines but haven’t really made much of a dent in the stock market. Heading into Friday’s sessio ..
Christmas came early for Wall Street and investors as Twitter finally revealed the numbers behind the Tweets on Thursday, unleashing a frenzy of interest. But what do investor ..