Business

October 21, 2014
One of the nation's largest servicers of home loans may have denied struggling borrowers the chance to fix loan problems and avoid foreclosures, New York's financial regulator has alleged.
By The Associated Press
October 22, 2014
Hopes for fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and China's steady growth bolstered Asian stocks Wednesday after the S&P 500 had its best day of the year. European markets drifted lower.
October 22, 2014
LONDON (AP) — Bank of England policymakers remain split on raising interest rates, voting 7-2 at their last meeting to maintain a record low rate of 0.5 percent amid increasing pessimism about the global economy.
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER
October 22, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of older Americans who rely on government benefits are about to find out how much their monthly payments will increase next year.
October 22, 2014
DALLAS (AP) — Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with one of his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died. He was 88.
By ELAINE KURTENBACH
October 22, 2014
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade deficit edged higher in September though exports rose more than expected as the yen weakened to a near six-year low, the Finance Ministry said Wednesday.
By ELAINE KURTENBACH
October 21, 2014
Hopes for fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and China's steady growth bolstered Asian stock markets Wednesday after the S&P 500 had its best day of the year.
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO
October 21, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.