The top U.S. intelligence official on Tuesday said he was skeptical that a new cyber U.S.-China cyber agreement would slow a growing torrent of cyber attacks on U.S. computer networks, and said his approach will be to "trust but verify."
Oil prices rose more than 2% on Tuesday as higher stock prices on Wall Street and expectations of lower WTI crude inventories lifted the market from the previous day's slide.

“He is proud of what this majority has accomplished, and his speakership, but for the good of the Republican Conference and the institution, he will resign t

Crude oil prices edged up on Friday boosted by stronger than expected U.S. economic data though the longer-term outlook for energy markets remains weak due to a global oil supply glut and uncertainty over economic growth prospects in Asia.

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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.
Brent crude oil rose toward $50 a barrel on Wednesday as a drawdown in U.S. crude oil stocks outweighed the negative impact of weak economic manufacturing data from China.
With the markets in whiplash mode, Joe McAlinden, founder of McAlinden Research Partners and former chief global strategist with Morgan Stanley Investment Management, believes volatility is going to stick around for a while, and we might see a correction double of what we've had so far.
The Federal Reserve has just announced that its target for the federal funds rate will be kept at 0%. It has now been at 0% since Dec. 16, 2008. I stated as far back as 2010 (and often since) that the Federal Reserve can never allow interest rates to rise again due to the massive amount of debt that this system has created. Most people called me crazy.

President Barack Obama will raise concerns about cyber security with Chinese President Xi Jinping when they meet in Washington this month amid rising U.S. worries about Chinese hacking of U.S.