WASHINGTON (AP) — The Wall Street connections of President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission took attention at his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday. Attorney Jay Clayton sought to assure his congressional vetters that he'll act only in the public interest and will show no favoritism….
A big tax bill is like hay fever . You don't want it, you try to avoid it – and then April rolls around and it hits you hard. Now you have to figure out how to take care of it….
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates slid this week from their highest levels of 2017….
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans responded to higher mortgage rates by snapping up new homes in February at the fastest pace since July….
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Federal Reserve survey has found that children who grew up in poverty were twice as likely to struggle with financial challenges later in life, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday….
NEW YORK (AP) — The trial between bankrupt brokerage MF Global, run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, and its former accounting firm, PwC, came to an unceremonious end on Thursday, with both parties saying they have reached a settlement….
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TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Thursday, as European benchmarks edged lower after a day of gains in Asia. Investors are awaiting a vote in the U.S. Congress on health care legislation that is seen as a bellwether President Donald Trump's ability to deliver on campaign promises of tax and regulatory reforms….
LONDON (AP) — Official figures show retail sales in Britain bounced back strongly in February but that the underlying picture remains gloomy as the country prepares to start two years of discussions to leave the European Union….