Wall Street Journal
An IRS watchdog said he informed Obama administration officials last June that a probe was under way over the agency's targeting of conservative groups.
The Obama administration cleared the way for broader natural-gas exports by approving a $10 billion facility in Texas, a milestone in the U.S. transition into a major supplier of energy for world markets.
J.P. Morgan Chief Executive and Chairman James Dimon is making the case for continuity in the final days before a potentially defining vote on his future.
The lousy job environment led the Federal Reserve to launch its latest round of bond buying. The leaden inflation environment could keep it from withdrawing it anytime soon.
Some of the nation's largest banks, including Wells Fargo, suspended foreclosure sales in a number of states following guidance issued by federal banking regulators.
Transocean shareholders rebuffed many of Icahn's efforts to bring about changes. But they awarded the activist investor one victory, dethroning the company's longtime chairman.
Starbucks has penetrated scores of markets over the years, but may face a challenge in Vietnam's deep-rooted coffee culture.
House lawmakers voted largely along party lines Friday to approve a bill that would require U.S. securities regulators to more extensively assess how much their rules cost the financial industry, part of a push to curtail what Republicans say is overly burdensome red tape.
General Motors shares eclipsed their $33 IPO price, fueled in part by enthusiasm over the company's new vehicles.
Stocks capped off another strong week with a broad rally, as a bigger-than-expected rise in consumer sentiment bolstered the view of an economy faring better than some feared.
The move signals that a government investigation of the company and its billionaire founder, Steven A. Cohen, has intensified.
Gold fell for the seventh straight trading day Friday, notching its longest losing streak since the financial crisis as the metal approached a fresh low.
DirecTV, the second largest U.S. pay-TV provider, is weighing a potential bid for Hulu, the latest company to show interest in the six-year-old video site.
The Financial Times said its Tech Blog and various Twitter accounts were hacked Friday by a group identifying itself as the Syrian Electronic Army.
Bloomberg appointed former IBM chief Samuel Palmisano to review the company's compliance measures, in response to concerns about subscriber information that had been available to Bloomberg journalists.
J.C. Penney plans to beef up its audits of factories in Bangladesh by requiring them for the first time to undergo structural and engineering inspections.
The Thomson-Reuters/University of Michigan early-May consumer-sentiment index jumped to 83.7 from 76.4 at the end of April and a preliminary April reading of 72.3.
The prime minister pledged action to encourage businesses to increase their spending as he seeks to turn recent improvements in the economy into sustainable growth.
Financial regulators are taking a harder line on exchanges amid concerns over their ability to police the markets they operate.
J.P. Morgan Chase sent a formal demand letter to Bloomberg this week, asking the company to show logs of all staff members who searched activities of J.P. Morgan subscribers since 2008.