Global banks hit with $3.1 billion in fines

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Financial regulators on both sides of the Atlantic imposed multibillion-dollar fines on five global banks Wednesday as part of investigations into rigging of key foreign exchange more…

FCC boss breaks with Obama over Internet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Hours after President Obama called for the Federal Communications Commission to pass tougher regulations on high-speed Internet providers, the agency’s Democratic chairman told a group of more…

CNN hits new ratings low

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MEDIABISTRO) — Monday’s 9pmET timeslot on CNN drew 181,000 total viewers, the lowest for the time period since at least Oct. 1, 1991, as far back as Nielsen more…

Boehner kills Internet sales-tax bill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ROLL CALL) Tax-free Internet shopping is safe for now thanks to Speaker John A. Boehner. A bill granting states the ability to force out-of-state websites to collect Internet more…

USA Today: MSNBC loses election

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — Is a vote against a political party also a vote against the network that supports it? The Democrats' sinking fortunes have been pretty accurately charted in more…