Stocks lower as Street weighs weak GDP

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed lower on Wednesday as investors remained on edge amid earnings as the Federal Reserve reaffirmed its data-dependent stance following a weak first-quarter GDP more…

Fed removes all calendar references

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Following through on indications in March, the Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday offered no changes to its zero interest rate policy. Not only did it more…

U.S. economic growth grinds nearly to halt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — Repeating an all-too-familiar pattern, the American economy slowed to a crawl in the first quarter of 2015, weighed down by a weaker trade performance, falling business more…

McDonald's just cut 7 sandwiches from menu

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer OFHZJVjx] (BUSINESS INSIDER) — McDonald's is cutting a ton of items from its menu. The chain axed the Deluxe Quarter Pounder burger, six chicken sandwiches, and the more…

Democrat chickens coming home to roost in Baltimore?

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1956275" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Protesters in Baltimore destroyed and damaged numerous businesses.[/caption] President Obama and several key Democrats have taken to national media in recent hours to assign more…

Clinton Foundation failed to disclose 1,100 donations

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) Hillary Clinton’s presidential run is prompting new scrutiny of the Clintons’ financial and charitable affairs—something that’s already proved problematic for the Democratic frontrunner, given how closely these more…

Feds find thousands of new Lois Lerner emails

by Cheryl Chumley -- [jwplayer 9IIbS8yz] An inspector general for the U.S. Treasury has uncovered thousands of emails that will help reveal the extent of the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of tea more…

Baltimore quiets as 3,000 enforce curfew

by Cheryl Chumley -- [jwplayer X4bC7MvE] The streets of Baltimore were mostly quiet Wednesday morning, as a force of roughly 3,000 National Guard members and police enforced the city's 10 p.m. curfew more…

Stocks close mixed ahead of Fed statement

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S.stocks closed mixed on Tuesday as investors eyed tech earnings and awaited the Federal Reserve's statement on Wednesday. ( Tweet This ) Twitter shares resumed trading more…