- LA sues Wells Fargo, Citigroup over foreclosures Updated: Dec-05-13 11:49 pm
- UK government predicting surplus by decade's end Updated: Dec-05-13 3:29 pm
- Lew calls for tighter global bank oversight Updated: Dec-05-13 3:28 pm
- Ratings agency Moody's upgrades Spanish outlook Updated: Dec-05-13 7:52 am
- Cyprus to start privatizing companies in 2 years Updated: Dec-05-13 7:44 am
- Greek strikes build as austerity talks stalled Updated: Dec-04-13 1:44 pm
- Key details of decision over Ill. pension crisis Updated: Dec-02-13 7:07 pm
- Madoff's right-hand man takes stand in NYC trial Updated: Dec-02-13 4:58 pm
- Venezuelan oil diplomacy curbed by economic crisis Updated: Dec-02-13 3:16 am
- In Florida, Puerto Ricans want equality back home Updated: Dec-01-13 4:20 pm
- A look at Illinois' pension crisis, proposed fix Updated: Nov-30-13 2:09 pm
- Moody's upgrades Greek credit rating Updated: Nov-29-13 6:07 pm
- Deposit outflows from Cypriot banks slow Updated: Nov-28-13 8:34 am
- Repsol agrees to negotiate deal with Argentina Updated: Nov-27-13 7:16 pm
- Portugal's latest austerity budget goes to vote Updated: Nov-26-13 6:22 am
- Portugal strikes, legal action bring fiscal risk Updated: Nov-25-13 7:25 am
- Dubai world Expo bid stirs worry of second bubble Updated: Nov-25-13 4:22 am
- Foreign trainees in Japan face exploitation Updated: Nov-22-13 2:16 am
- Spanish court sentences 'Robin Hood' mayor Updated: Nov-21-13 10:23 am
- Cypriot university to accept Bitcoin payments Updated: Nov-21-13 8:53 am
- Leveraging time: Retirement saving for millennials Updated: Nov-20-13 6:12 pm
- NY attorney general expects more bank settlements Updated: Nov-20-13 4:16 pm
- EU Parliament wants to meet only in Brussels Updated: Nov-20-13 12:46 pm
- US creates economic advisory team for Puerto Rico Updated: Nov-20-13 9:07 am
- Illinois gets $100 million in JPMorgan settlement Updated: Nov-20-13 8:40 am
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles city attorney sued Wells Fargo and Citigroup on Thursday, alleging the companies engaged in mortgage discrimination that led to a wave of foreclosures in minority communities during the housing crash.
LONDON - Austerity will remain in place in Britain for years to come, the government insisted Thursday even though the U.K. economy is growing faster than most of its peers.
WASHINGTON - The world's biggest economies need to do more to bolster financial rules to avoid a repeat of the disastrous 2008 financial crisis, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Thursday.
MADRID - Ratings agency Moody's has cited improvements in Spain's public finances and a reduction in private-sector debt.
NICOSIA, Cyprus - The Cypriot government says the privatization of state-owned companies will start in two years, when the bailed-out country's economy is projected to start growing again.
ATHENS, Greece - State doctors in Greece on Wednesday extended a strike through Dec. 13, after negotiations with the government over job cuts failed.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois lawmakers are convening in the state Capitol for what could be a historic vote to finally close the gap on the state's $100 billion unfunded public pension shortfall, which is considered the nation's worst.
NEW YORK - The modest office at 110 Wall Street didn't look special, but it was the breeding ground of Bernard Madoff's $17 billion Ponzi scheme, says longtime employee Frank DiPascali.
CARACAS, Venezuela - The late President Hugo Chavez's dream of leveraging Venezuela's oil wealth to spread revolution across Latin America is crumbling under the weight of an economic crisis that is forcing his hand-picked successor to cut back on generous foreign aid.
MIAMI - Puerto Rican attorney Iara Rodriguez waved campaign signs and cheered at the 2012 Democratic Convention as President Barack Obama was nominated. But the delegate's euphoria faded when she returned home and, like everyone else living in Puerto Rico, could only watch as the rest of the country voted for its commander in chief.
CHICAGO - For years, Illinois' multibillion-dollar pension crisis has dragged down the state's finances and jeopardized the retirement funds of hundreds of thousands of public employees. Yet lawmakers remained sharply divided on how to fix the problem.
ATHENS, Greece - Ratings agency Moody's late Friday upgraded Greece's credit rating, citing improved results in the crisis-hit country's economic adjustment program.
NICOSIA, Cyprus - Cyprus' central bank says that deposit outflows from the bailed-out country's banks have slowed to their lowest level in 10 months.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Repsol said Wednesday its board has approved negotiations for terms of payment by Argentina to compensate the Spanish energy giant for last year's expropriation of its YPF division and its vast holdings of unconventional oil and gas fields.
LISBON, Portugal - Portugal's coalition government is set to use its majority in Parliament to approve its 2014 state budget despite the fierce objections of opposition parties and labor groups.
LISBON, Portugal - The Portuguese government's woes are piling up as it battles to comply with austerity measures demanded by its 78 billion-euro ($105 billion) bailout.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, and you might spot an unusual banner: A flag placed by six climbers emblazoned with the logo of Dubai's bid to host a World's fair in 2020.
KAIZU, Japan - When Chinese textile worker Wang Mingzhi heard he could more than triple his income with a three-year stint working in Japan as an apprentice, he eagerly paid a broker $7,300 in fees and deposit money.
MADRID - A Spanish court has sentenced a town mayor and four others to seven months in prison for occupying unused military land they wanted to be loaned to farmers hard hit by the economic crisis.
NICOSIA, Cyprus - Cyprus' biggest private university said Thursday it will start accepting the digital currency Bitcoin as an alternative way to pay tuition fees.
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ALBANY, New York - Many more bank settlements over mishandling of mortgage-backed securities will follow JPMorgan's record $13 billion agreement signed this week, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Wednesday.
BRUSSELS - European Union lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to meet only in Brussels and avoid costly monthly treks to Strasbourg, France, even though such a move faces a French veto.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The U.S. is sending a team of federal officials to help Puerto Rico manage an economic crisis as the island braces for its eighth year of recession.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois' public pension system is getting $100 million from a settlement with JPMorgan Chase.