By MICHAEL HILLAssociated Press
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - Is this where George Bailey lived his wonderful life?
Folks in this quaint upstate New York town think so.
Or more precisely, they say Bailey's make-believe hometown of Bedford Falls in "It's a Wonderful Life" - including the main
By PAN PYLASAP Business Writer
LONDON (AP) - Investors around the world were largely unfazed Thursday by the surprise decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve to reduce its monetary stimulus. Most breathed a sigh of relief that the decision was accompanied by a commitment to low interest rates for a
By JEFF KAROUBAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Much of what you need to know about Judge Steven Rhodes, friends and former colleagues say, can be gleaned from a handful of hours amid the hundreds he's logged overseeing the largest public bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.
On a September day in
By DAVID McHUGHAP Business Writer
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Germany's top central banker said it's too soon for the European Central Bank to talk about a further shot of stimulus for the struggling eurozone economy.
Jens Weidmann said the ECB only this month loosened monetary policy with an
By KAY JOHNSONAP Business Writer
MUMBAI, India (AP) - India's new central bank chief unexpectedly raised interest rates Friday, putting a higher priority on taming stubbornly high inflation than bowing to pressure to juice the struggling economy with cheap credit.
By SOPHIA TAREEN and HERBERT G. MCCANNAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - A day after dropping out of the 2014 race for Illinois governor, former White House chief of staff Bill Daley dismissed any notion Tuesday that he couldn't have defeated Gov. Pat Quinn in the Democratic primary.
Daley said he
By FRANK JORDANSAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - Former Deutsche Bank chief Josef Ackermann said Thursday he was stepping down from the board of Siemens AG following an argument over the appointment of a new CEO at the German industrial conglomerate.
The announcement at an event in Berlin came less
By Natalie Abrams,
Actress Rosanna Arquette married fiancé Todd Morgan on Sunday, People reports.
This is the fourth marriage for Arquette, 54, who has been with Morgan, an investment banker, for two years.
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CALHOUN, Ga. (AP) - Bert Lance, a Georgia banker and ally of former President Jimmy Carter who served as his first budget director before departing amid a high-profile investigation of his banking activities, died on Thursday evening. He was 82.
Lance died at home in northwest Georgia, Gordon
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Western cartoonist and author Stan Lynde, creator of the nationally syndicated "Rick O'Shay" comic strip, has died of cancer in Montana. He was 81.
His "Rick O'Shay" comic strip began in 1958 and ran for 20 years with an average daily readership of about 15 million