CAIRO (Reuters) – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Wednesday the U.S. effort to determine whether Syria has used chemical weapons is a “serious business” that cannot be decided in a rush just because several countries believe evidence supports that … Continue reading
Struggling homeowners who received loan modifications under a federal government program are defaulting on their mortgages at an alarming rate, according to a watchdog report released Wednesday. The report from the special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program … Continue reading
WASHINGTON, April 13 (Reuters) – Mark Zandi, a well-known economist, is a front-runner to lead the U.S. housing regulator and oust Edward DeMarco, who critics say hasn’t done enough to aid…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Friday put Japan on notice that it was watching its economic policies to ensure they were not aimed at devaluing the yen to gain a competitive advantage.
The March jobs report was underwhelming, to say the least. While unemployment fell to 7.6 percent from 7.7 percent, the economy only gained 88,000 jobs, and most of the unemployment reduction was due to people dropping out of the workforce. … Continue reading
(Reuters) – Face-transplant recipient Dallas Wiens married a fellow burn victim on Saturday in the same church where his face was melted in an electrical accident, the Dallas Morning News reported.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of new foreclosures initiated in the fourth quarter of 2012 fell to the lowest level since officials began tracking them during the financial crisis, a government report said on Wednesday.
March 22 (Reuters) – Shares of food makers Mondelez International Inc and PepsiCo Inc rose on Friday after a U.K. newspaper reported that activist shareholder Nelson Peltz has been building stakes in…
* Shares up 3 pct-plus (Recasts with analyst, shareholder comments, byline)
(Reuters) – Shares in top U.S. packaged food companies Mondelez International Inc and PepsiCo Inc jumped on Friday on speculation that they could merge, after a report that activist investor Nelson…