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Friday, September 08, 2017
Equifax says it suffered a massive data breach involving as many as 143 million people in the U.S. Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and drivers licenses were apparently exposed, thus making this one of the worst hacks ever reported.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Wells Fargo just can't get past its fake account scandal. The bank acknowledged on Thursday that it created more bogus customer accounts than previously estimated. An outside review discovered an additional 1.4 million potentially unauthorized accounts opened between Jan. 2009 and Sept. 2016. That's nearly twice as many accounts as the bank previously acknowledged. This comes on the heels of other embarrassing debacles as the bank struggles to repair its image.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
The Trump administration begins renegotiating NAFTA this month. Despite the rhetoric of the campaign and talk of tearing it up, the administration's actual plans appear less dramatic than expected.
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Later this week, White House officials begin the process of renegotiating changes and updates to NAFTA, which President Donald Trump has called "the worst deal ever made."
Thursday, August 10, 2017
It's unclear whether the Consumer Product Safety Commission will finally pass a rule requiring all new saws to have an active injury prevention monitoring system built into them.
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Wells Fargo is facing another scandal. This time, the bank acknowledges it signed up nearly 500,000 auto-loan customers for insurance they didn't need. Thousands lost their cars to repossession.
Friday, July 28, 2017
The CEO of Royal Dutch Shell this week said it now expects oil prices to remain low forever. The global oil glut of recent years shows no sign of diminishing. Energy demand has leveled off.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
At issue are so called "arbitration clauses" that companies have used to block customers from joining class actions.
Monday, July 10, 2017
The bank could pay customers more if an independent expert overseeing the compensation process deems it necessary.
Friday, July 07, 2017
In much of the U.S., the housing crash hangover lingers. New tabulation of home price data lets you zoom in on hundreds of metro areas and counties around the country.
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
Interest rates are near historic lows and consumer confidence is high, but the market isn't booming. One reason may be mobility: people moving from state to state is half what it was two decades ago.
Saturday, May 06, 2017
At what's become an annual tradition that some call a "Capitalist Woodstock," Warren Buffett held forth on a wide range of issues, including Wells Fargo's scandal, tax cuts and driverless cars.
Thursday, May 04, 2017
The Obama-era policy allowed states to offer retirement savings plans. Retiree and worker protection groups say the state-designed plans benefit employees of small businesses that lack 401(k) plans.
Friday, April 28, 2017
The U.S. economy stalled in the first quarter, growing at a tepid 0.7 percent. But economists say the ragged quarter was an aberration and predict growth will rebound during the spring and summer.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
On Tuesday, Wells Fargo shareholders will vote on whether to fire the vast majority of the bank's board members. That would be an extremely rare event in corporate America.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
The fiasco with United dragging a passenger off its plane illustrates the problem of enticing people to voluntarily give up their seats. We talk to game theorists about some options.
Monday, April 10, 2017
Americans are losing billions of dollars from retirement accounts to excessive fees. The Obama administration passed a rule to stop that. But President Trump has delayed the rule.
Monday, April 10, 2017
The White House is sending mixed messages about how to handle Syria's president. And, a U.S. Navy group is moving toward the Korean peninsula as concerns mount over the north's missile program.
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
The move is surprising to U.S.-China watchers, and comes just days before President Trump is set to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping in person for the first time.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Gary Cohn was a dyslexic kid from an immigrant family in Cleveland who rose to lead Goldman Sachs. Now he's becoming perhaps the most powerful voice for economic policy in the Trump White House.