JPMorgan and Blackrock are to report Q4 earnings. Housing market and retail sales data are set to be released. Discount retailers feel pain from payroll tax hike.
Stocks are lower again as investors shift their focus from the fiscal cliff to the fourth-quarter earnings season, set to unofficially kick off after the closing bell.
The billionaire investor takes over the beleaguered chain after the abrupt departure of former CEO Lou D'Ambrosio.
An Oregon woman says she found a note pleading for help in a box of Halloween novelties. The discovery is getting attention from federal authorities.
GameStop fails to scrub images from a used 3DS while parents get a lesson about advanced modern gaming devices. 'You can't unsee this,' Daddy says.
Stocks are lower after consumer confidence falls and a leading Democrat warns that there may not be enough time left to avoid a trip over the fiscal cliff.
A lawsuit says the company wrongly claimed its tools were made in America. A California judge refuses to certify class-action status, but plaintiffs say they will appeal.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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In a tax case, a US judge ruled that the agency's published guidelines don't hold up in court.
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