By PBS NewsHour
Stocks plunged on Friday over fears that the Federal Reserve will accelerate interest rate hikes. The sell-off was driven by news that the economy added a net of 200,000 jobs in January, with wages rising at the fastest pace in…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The Senate voted narrowly to repeal a banking rule that would have allowed consumers to join together to sue their bank or credit card company.
By Associated Press
Republicans argue that rules designed to prevent another meltdown were making it harder for community banks to operate and hampering the economy.
In our news wrap Monday, South Korea’s recently ousted President Park Geun-hye was indicted on charges of bribery, extortion and abuse of power. If convicted, she could face life in prison. Also, hundreds of Palestinians within Israeli prisons launched a…
By Elizabeth Flock, Synclaire Cruel
The letter, which was sent through the sculptor’s attorneys, argues that the statue of the girl violates copyright and was placed there for commercial gain…
In our news wrap Tuesday, a senior official with the president's National Security Council said the White House is evaluating whether the longstanding U.S. goal of a world without nuclear weapons remains "realistic." Also, Northern Ireland marked the death of…
By Alison Thoet
Wednesday morning, the famed Wall Street Bull found something standing in its way: A bronzed little girl, hands on hips and feet set apart, staring down gender inequality.
From the early days of his campaign, one of Donald Trump's rallying cries was to “beware of Wall Street.” But the president-elect’s Cabinet picks of Steve Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross are stalwarts of the financial establishment. Special correspondent Paul Solman…
President-elect Donald Trump’s proposed economic team suggests a preference for Wall Street veterans, in a reversal of his campaign promise to surround himself with establishment outsiders. Judy Woodruff speaks with David Wessel of The Brookings Institution about the “elite” appointments,…
President-elect Donald Trump announced two more Cabinet picks on Wednesday: Goldman Sachs veteran Steven Mnuchin for treasury secretary and billionaire investor Wilbur Ross for commerce secretary. He also chose a deputy for Ross: Chicago Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts. On Twitter,…
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