Reuters mistakenly publishes the billionaire's death notice. But the biggest surprise may be its brutal assessment of his life.
A former top drug adviser to the British government says a rampant cocaine culture within the banking industry spurred overly risky decisions.
This 101.73-carat gem has been 'sculpted like a work of art' and will be auctioned next month.
Some economists say Americans making $3 million or more can handle a levy of up to 66% with no harm.
A new company is offering just-released films to the high-end home theater crowd -- for astronomical prices.
With secrecy and illegal mining blurring the numbers, estimates of the world's stores range from a tennis-court-size pile to one as large as a skyscraper.
The late British prime minister found a soul mate in Ronald Reagan when it came to free-market economic reforms.
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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.
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.