Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the U.S. economy remains hampered by high unemployment and government spending cuts, and tightening policy too soon would endanger the recovery.
Headlines recently have been dominated by political scandal. Here's how these revelations play out in the markets.
A financial crisis is almost certainly in the cards for Japan, and it is just a question of timing. Unfortunately, the government may have fast forwarded that date.
Chairman Gary Gensler’s recusal from the investigation into MF Global was unnecessary, according to the agency’s internal watchdog.