President Barack Obama has nominated Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve’s vice chair, to be chairman of the nation’s powerful central bank, succeeding Ben Bernanke.
Companies have been in a battle for creative supremacy over ways to capitalize on the shutdown of the federal government, now in its second week.
An online dating website which bills itself as “The World’s Largest Sugar Daddy Dating Website” says it has recorded a 50 percent jump in average daily sign-ups since the start of the government shutdown.
A federal appeals court has dismissed claims by an Oklahoma woman who says she wasn’t hired by Abercrombie & Fitch because her headscarf conflicted with the retailer’s dress code, which has since been changed.
Having failed to persuade their traditional Republican allies in Congress to avert a government shutdown, business leaders fear bigger problems ahead, and they’re taking sides with a Democratic president whose health care and regulatory agenda they have vigorously opposed.
Virginia is back on top of a national ranking for the best states for business. Where does Maryland rank?
Several European lawmakers are seeking to end an agreement that grants U.S. authorities access to bank data for terrorism-related investigations because of Washington’s surveillance programs.
Burger King is launching a new crinkle-cut french fry on Tuesday that it says has about 20 percent fewer calories than its regular french fries.
The new iPhones being released Friday follow a slew of Android smartphones from Apple’s competitors, including Samsung, Motorola and HTC. Which should you buy?
Janet Yellen is now the clear front-runner to be nominated as chair of the powerful Federal Reserve and her status as President Barack Obama’s second choice, while awkward, could ultimately serve as an asset during confirmation and in the central bank’s top job.