Stocks jump after Fed's low-rate pledge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN/MONEY) NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks shaved early losses and ended higher Wednesday afternoon after the Federal Reserve said it plans to keep interest rates near historic lows more…

GM ad campaign comes to Volt's defense

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN MONEY) NEW YORK -- Now that the National Highway Traffic Safety Admin station has closed its investigation into vehicle fires in the Chevrolet Volt, General Motors is more…

What Fed's 'new transparency' looks like

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MSNBC) — They're not exactly PowerPoints, but the Federal Reserve Wednesday adopted a new "fuller disclosure" policy that comes with visual aids. The first chart represents the number more…

Apple briefly passes Exxon as most valuable

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) NEW YORK — Apple briefly surpassed Exxon as the most valuable U.S. company after an excellent quarter, though the oil company has regained the lead at the more…

Dentist admits doing paper-clip root canals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — A former dentist has pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud for using sections of paper clips instead of stainless steel posts in root canals more…

Google rankles regulators

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Google Inc's plan to make privacy policies “simpler” unleashed a fresh wave of criticism from regulators and consumer advocates that the company isn’t doing enough to more…

Obama stance on economy 'a parallel universe'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer F44cTG8x] Rep. Dan Lungren (R-Calif.) says President Obama's rosy view of America's economy is simply not based in reality. Lungren responds to Obama's call for lawmakers to more…

Did Obama channel Marx in State of the Union?

by Aaron Klein -- In his third State of the Union address, last night, President Obama channeled the mantra of U.S. progressive groups by repeatedly calling for so-called "economic fairness" in America. more…

Psychic 'scams $136,000 from woman'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ORLANDO SENTINEL) — Priti Mahalanobis, a college-educated mother of two who ran a business, was having a rough time. Her father's company was in trouble. Her brother's marriage more…

Google eyes grow bigger

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) — Google said Tuesday it will follow the activities of users across e-mail, search, YouTube and other services, a shift in strategy that is expected to more…