Recent college grads finally have a reason to be optimistic. While they still face a tough job market, those lucky few that find jobs in their field can expect to earn a higher starting salary than their predecessors did.
If you're a victim of identity theft, expect a long wait for your tax refund.
Watch out, middle class Americans. President Obama wants to tie spending cuts to tax revenue hikes in the debt ceiling talks, but that could mean trouble for the middle class taxpayers he has pledged to protect.
New York has the highest cigarette tax rate of any state, and nearly two-thirds of the state's cigarette market is illegal, announced the think tank Tax Foundation on Thursday.
Federal officials unveiled new mortgage rules on Thursday meant to reduce risky lending and make it easier for borrowers to know exactly what they are getting into.
New rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau aim to make mortgages safer for borrowers, but consumer groups argue that the rules offer more protection for lenders than benefits for borrowers.
Reports that Wal-Mart de Mexico bribed foreign officials surfaced last spring, but now, U.S. lawmakers say top Wal-Mart executives have known about these allegations since 2005.
Google's Eric Schmidt wrapped up a controversial trip to North Korea on Thursday during which he urged the isolated state to embrace the Internet or face further economic decline.
The European Central Bank kept interest rates at a record low of 0.75% on Thursday in the absence of hard evidence that the eurozone recession is deepening and as inflation remains above its target.
The U.S. has stepped into a growing debate about the U.K.'s future in Europe, with a senior diplomat saying it wants to see a strong British voice in the European Union.
Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturing giant famous for its production of Apple products, said Thursday that Chinese authorities were investigating allegations of bribery at the company.
Global banki HSBC said Thursday that its sale of a 15.6% stake in Chinese insurer Ping An to a Thai buyer was proceeding as planned.
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