Tense Negotiations Inside Fed Produced Muddled Market Signals Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:34:28 EDT
The Federal Reserve's decision to continue its controversial $85-billion-a-month bond-buying program followed six months of closed-door negotiations.
Loan Spigot Runs Dry for Small Businesses Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:17:24 EDT
The government shutdown is throwing a wrench into efforts by some small businesses to get government-backed loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Stronger Yen Drags Down Japan Stocks Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:23:12 EDT
A stronger yen dragged on Japanese stocks with Australia and South Korea also lower.
Argentina Loses Debt Ruling Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:25:34 EDT
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by Argentina that sought to fend off holdout creditors trying to collect on the country's defaulted debt, but the country will likely have another chance to appeal.
Top Bankers Warn on U.S. Debt Proposal Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:14:30 EDT
Top Wall Street executives are warning that any effort to pay interest on U.S. debt before other obligations such as Social Security would pose severe risks to financial markets and the economy.
Asian Flu Saps the Appetite for Yum Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:23:18 EDT
Until lately, China had been a bonanza for Yum Brands. Earnings this week could confirm that trend has changed.