- EU seeks deal on bank restructuring body Updated: Mar-10-14 12:26 pm
- Cyprus central bank chief resigns Updated: Mar-10-14 11:10 am
- Despite obstacles, the bull market turns 5 Updated: Mar-09-14 8:46 am
- Ex-trader convicted of defrauding bailout program Updated: Mar-07-14 5:41 pm
- Greek bank shares volatile after stress tests Updated: Mar-07-14 12:17 pm
- Nominee to head CFTC promises tough enforcement Updated: Mar-06-14 4:52 pm
- US companies spend heavily on big mergers in 2014 Updated: Mar-05-14 7:08 pm
- German president seeks to visit Nazi massacre site Updated: Mar-05-14 12:39 pm
- Cyprus privatization bill backed in second vote Updated: Mar-04-14 9:16 am
- Italy cheers Oscar return but critics remain Updated: Mar-03-14 12:01 pm
- Russian markets, ruble plummet on Ukraine fears Updated: Mar-03-14 5:07 am
- Venezuela opposition struggles to expand appeal Updated: Feb-27-14 6:46 pm
- What fabulous five-year fund returns don't say Updated: Feb-27-14 5:35 pm
- Spain revises Q4 growth downward to 0.2 percent Updated: Feb-27-14 4:14 am
- US bank earnings rise 17 pct as loan losses fall Updated: Feb-26-14 12:43 pm
- Morgan Stanley in preliminary deal to settle probe Updated: Feb-25-14 6:49 pm
- Regulator: banks in Iowa, Nebraska, S.D., healthy Updated: Feb-25-14 2:27 pm
- SEC rejects NY fund's request for bank disclosures Updated: Feb-24-14 6:13 pm
- Former Fed chair Ben Bernanke working on book Updated: Feb-24-14 5:09 pm
- Zimbabwe's Mugabe celebrates 90th birthday Updated: Feb-23-14 12:53 pm
- G-20 vows to boost world economy by $2 trillion Updated: Feb-23-14 5:06 am
- Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe marks 90 years Updated: Feb-22-14 2:49 pm
- AP Newsbreak: Internal BLM memo shows mustang woes Updated: Feb-22-14 1:31 pm
- Detroit automakers worry about UAW money struggles Updated: Feb-22-14 10:14 am
- Transcripts show Fed at times slow to grasp crisis Updated: Feb-21-14 6:13 pm
BRUSSELS - European finance ministers tried Monday to agree on how to set up a joint authority that can restructure or shut down failing banks. A deal, they say, would be the final step in their effort to create a banking union that would stabilize the financial system.
NICOSIA, Cyprus - Cyprus' central bank governor has resigned just as the bailed-out country struggles to emerge from a deep recession.
NEW YORK - Happy 5th birthday, bull market.
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A former Wall Street investment banker was found guilty Friday of defrauding investment funds established as part of the federal government's response to the 2008 financial crisis.
LONDON - Greek banks saw their share prices swing sharply Friday after the country's central bank said they need to raise billions of euros to plug holes in their finances.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's choice to head an agency overseeing potentially risky financial market activities is promising to act aggressively against misconduct to ensure investors' confidence.
NEW YORK - So far, 2014 is looking like the year of the big deal.
ATHENS, Greece - Germany's president arrived in Athens Wednesday on a three-day visit that will include visiting the site where Nazi troops massacred dozens of people, in an attempt to ease anti-German sentiment stoked by Greece's financial crisis.
NICOSIA, Cyprus - At the second time of asking, lawmakers in Cyprus approved a bill to privatize a host of state-owned companies, a move that will enable the country to receive its next batch of rescue money.
ROME - Italy celebrated Monday after "The Great Beauty" ended the country's 15-year hiatus and won the Oscar for best foreign-language film. But even the film's muse lamented the fallen Rome it portrays and critics including the Vatican said it was just a cheap Fellini knockoff.
MOSCOW - Russia's stock market dropped about 10 percent on Monday and its currency fell to its lowest point ever against the dollar and the euro as worries grew over the potential economic repercussions of the crisis in neighboring Ukraine.
CARACAS, Venezuela - It is hard to find toilet paper or flour in oil-rich Venezuela these days and the country is plagued by some of the highest inflation, murder and kidnapping rates in the world. Clashes between protesters and security forces loyal to the president have left 16 dead, and a telegenic opposition leader has been thrown in jail.
NEW YORK - Fabulous can have a flip side.
MADRID - Spain's National Statistics Institute says the economy grew a smaller-than-expected 0.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with the previous three-month period.
WASHINGTON - U.S. banks' earnings rose 17 percent in the October-December quarter from a year earlier, as losses on loans fell to a seven-year low and banks set aside less to cover losses as well as legal costs.
NEW YORK - Morgan Stanley said it has reached a preliminary agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle an investigation into the investment bank's subprime mortgage business.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The regulator of nationally chartered banks says community national banks and federal savings associations in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota have recovered from the effects of the financial crisis and economic downturn.
ALBANY, New York - The Securities and Exchange Commission has rejected shareholder proposals from New York's comptroller that would have asked two major banks to disclose which employees are capable of exposing them to major losses because of their portfolios and bonus incentives.
NEW YORK - Ben Bernanke, who stepped down last month after eight years as chairman of the Federal Reserve, is planning a memoir.
HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, celebrating his 90th birthday before thousands of people at a soccer stadium Sunday, said he felt like a young boy and urged the nation to shun homosexuality.
SYDNEY - Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies agreed Sunday to implement policies that will boost world GDP by more than $2 trillion over the coming five years.
HARARE, Zimbabwe - Marking his 90th birthday, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe said he isn't ready to retire.
RENO, Nevada - The head of the government's $70 million wild-horse management program warned last summer that it is headed for financial collapse unless "drastic changes" are made in the decades-old roundup policy she said could be setting U.S. rangeland-improvement goals back 20 years.
DETROIT - The United Auto Workers' membership and dues are down sharply from just six years ago. In another sign of weakness, the union suffered a stunning defeat this month when it tried to organize a Tennessee factory run by labor-friendly Volkswagen.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve agonized in 2008 over how far to go to stop a financial crisis that threatened to cause a recession and at times struggled to recognize its speed and magnitude.