Hackers who stole security clearance data on millions of Defense Department and other U.S. government employees got away with about 5.6 million fingerprint records, some 4.5 million more than initially reported, the government said on Wednesday.
For months, the U.S. State Department has stood behind its former boss Hillary Clinton as she has repeatedly said she did not send or receive classified information on her unsecured, private email account, a practice the government forbids.
If China were to partially back its yuan with gold it would require a gold price of $64,000 per ounce, 50 times gold bullion’s price today, according to a recent article from respected Bloomberg Intelligence. It seems like an outlandish forecast.

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin is still likely to host the World Cup in 2018 despite an FBI investigation into Russia's winning bid, but his hopes of st

Seven of the most powerful figures in global soccer faced extradition to the United States on corruption charges after being arrested on Wednesday in Switzerland, where authorities also announced a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two World Cups.
The 167-year history of Chicago’s futures trading pits is a rich one. Everyone who has spent time on the floor has their own unique stories. Here are just a few.
Fines alone will not suffice, this time banks admit guilt
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and settling charges against Barclays Bank PLC (Barclays) for attempted manipulation, false reporting, and aiding and abetting other banks’ attempts to manipulate, global foreign exchange (FX) benchmark rates to benefit the positions of certain traders.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an Order today filing and settling charges against Barclays PLC, Barclays Bank PLC, and Barclays Capital Inc. (collectively, Barclays or the Bank).

Thank you for inviting me today, and I thank Eric for that kind introduction.  It’s a pleasure to be here.