Last July, when President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, he promised greater oversight power to the agencies tasked with keeping watch over the nation's financial markets."
When the Libyan rebels went to look for someone to run their war economy, they went to an unlikely source: An economics teacher at the University of Washington.Ali Tarhouni fled Libya 40 years ago after speaking out against Moammar Gadhafi.
While the U.S., the U.K. and much of Europe brace for spending cuts and austerity, Germany is in the midst of an economic boom.Germany has emerged from the financial crisis faster and in far better shape than the rest of Europe.
Toyota, which has been suffering from ongoing parts shortages and production delays following the March earthquake and tsunami, announced Wednesday that its most recent quarterly profit fell by more than 75 percent.The automaker has had a lot of problems lately, and they aren't just tied to the disa
The insider trading conviction of billionaire investor Raj Rajaratnam on Wednesday has been ringing alarm bells all over Wall Street, but the case is also sending a powerful message to prosecutors: Use more wiretaps to build business fraud cases.Until recently, investigators who put together crimina
A three-judge panel in Richmond, Va., heard Tuesday oral arguments in two cases challenging the constitutionality of the nation's landmark health care law.It marked the first time any of the dozens of lawsuits filed against last year's law have reached the appellate level, and brings the measure a s