March 2010 Headlines
An experimental anti-poverty program that pays the poor for maintaining good habits has not been life-changing.
Xerox Corp. said Tuesday that Chairman Anne M. Mulcahy, who is credited with turning the company around over the past decade, plans to retire in May.
The Treasury department will begin selling its shares in Citigroup soon -- a move that could result in a $7.5 billion profit for the U.S. government.
A recent study shows that ministries are suffering financially in this tough economy.
Could you support a family of four on a teacher's salary? One man is doing just that and he's not only surviving -- he's thriving.
The Obama administration announced efforts to rescue millions of struggling Americans burned by defaulting on their mortgages and on the brink of losing their homes.
The SEC is reviewing the use of financial derivatives by mutual funds, exchange-traded funds and other investments to determine whether new protections are needed for investors.
New claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week as layoffs ease and hiring slowly recovers.
Even though the government is throwing billions of dollars at the problem, the crisis hasn't gone away.
The Department of Commerce reported Wednesday that new home sales fell more than 2 percent last month-- the worst on record since 1963.
The bond market thinks Warren Buffett is a safer investment than President Barack Obama.
The federal government revealed new rules, Tuesday, that will protect consumers from unexpected fees and restrictions on gift cards.
Health care related stocks have been higher this week
Congress will hold its first hearing Tuesday about how to restructure the mortgage system in the wake of the financial crisis.
A growing number of foreign businesses in China feel shut out under new government policies promoting homegrown technology, according a survey released Monday.
Oil prices drifted below $82 a barrel Friday as a stronger dollar helped pause a month-long rally fueled by mostly positive news about the U.S. economy.
Consumer prices were flat last month, as the weak economy limits the ability of companies to charge more for goods and services.
Administration officials are predicting the unemployment rate to stay around its current level of 9.7 percent for the rest of the year.
Debate is heating up within the Federal Reserve over how and when to signal that the days of record-low interest rates are numbered.
With mounting debt and deficit spending, the U.S. is at risk of losing its AAA rating, which could affect the economic recovery.
Social Security is going to start paying out more in benefits this year than it's collecting in taxes -- close to $29 billion more.
Retail sales posted a surprising increase in February as consumers did not let major snowstorms stop them from storming the malls.
Applications for unemployment benefits dropped last week in the latest sign of a brightening employment picture.
RealtyTrac Inc. said Thursday that the number of U.S. households facing foreclosure in February grew 6 percent from the year-ago level.
Bank of America customers will soon be unable to spend more than they have in the accounts linked to their debit cards.
The U.S. Senate takes up a $107 billion spending measure on Tuesday, which extends to unemployment insurance for the long-term jobless.
A top Internal Revenue Service official has admitted he doesn't do his own taxes. He says the tax code is too complex.
As 15 million Americans are currently unemployed, there are also plenty con artists preying on them.
According to the latest monthly review by the Congressional Budget Office, the federal government ran its biggest monthly deficit ever in February.
The nation's unemployment rate held steady in February coming in at 9.7 percent as employers slashed 36,000 jobs, according to the Labor Department.
New claims for jobless benefits fell last week in a sign that layoffs may be easing as the economy slowly recovers.
US Airways Group Inc. said Wednesday that severe winter storms on the East Coast in February cost it $30 million in lost sales.
Oil prices hovered near $79 a barrel Tuesday as investors considered mixed signals about the strength of the U.S. economy.
The head of the International Monetary Fund says the organization might eventually need to provide a new reserve currency that would be an alternative to the dollar.