Treasury Secretary Geithner says the administration plans to continue tax breaks for middle- and lower-income taxpayers. Some Democrats want the tax breaks extended.
Amazon.com shares plunge after earnings miss estimates. Microsoft and American Express continue a big day of earnings strength. UPS results confirm an expanding global economy. Oil prices jump.
Exxon Mobil and 3 others will lead the effort to develop a system to contain oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico.
Investors like the guidance from Qualcomm and eBay. They want more growth from Starbucks.
While the Fed chairman sees a moderate recovery, he worries that jobs will be slow to bounce back. Stocks tumble. Apple, Wells Fargo and Morgan Stanley shares are strong.
Regulators are looking at some 91 banks, including Europe's largest, to see if they can absorb another crisis. The test has some skeptics.
The company stops selling its Nexus One mobile device in the United States. The phone got lots of hype but not a lot of sales.
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The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.