By The Associated Press
A financial services security group is warning about possible cyber-attacks on banks, citing "recent credible intelligence."
The group, the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center, has raised its cyber threat level to "high" from "elevated," saying
NEW YORK (AP) - The dollar rose against most other currencies Thursday after weak economic data from Asia and Europe pointed to more sluggishness in the global economy.
A private survey of manufacturers in China showed another decline in September. Japan, meanwhile, posted a $9.6 billion trade
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Europe's financial stability watchdog says EU markets remain "vulnerable."
That's despite a recent calming of tensions from the crisis over too much government debt in some countries.
The European Systemic Risk Board said Thursday that "high uncertainty and
NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's natural gas supplies rose last week, the government said Thursday.
The Energy Department's Energy Information Administration reported that natural gas in storage grew by 67 billion cubic feet to 3.496 trillion cubic feet for the week ended Sept. 14.
By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Reality returned to the oil market this week.
Oil has fallen 7 percent since last Friday, when the price briefly topped $100 for the first time in 4 months. The sharp drop was expected and overdue, many analysts say.
Traders had driven oil
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Dubai's government-backed port operator DP World says it has sold off stakes in port businesses in Belgium and Yemen.
The company said Thursday it sold its 60 percent stake in Belgium's DP World Breakbulk NV and AProjects NV to a buyer named Orienta NV. It
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Manufacturing in the Philadelphia region shrank for a fifth straight month in September, suggesting demand for American-made goods has weakened.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia says its index of regional manufacturing activity
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage touched its record low this week and the rate on 15-year mortgage hit a new record.
The declines followed the Federal Reserve announcement last week that it would buy bonds to try to push
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Financial Services Roundtable, a trade group representing 100 of the world's biggest financial companies, on Thursday named former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty its new president and CEO.
Pawlenty will take over the key lobbying post for the financial services industry on
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Shares of Trulia Inc. jumped more than 40 percent in their first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange, marking one of the biggest gains in a trading debut in recent months.
The San Francisco-based real estate website operator's shares opened at $22.10 Thursday