WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators on Friday closed a small bank in Georgia, bringing to 39 the number of U.S. bank failures this year.
That's a slower pace than in 2011; 61 banks had failed by this time last year.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. seized Jasper Banking Co., based in Jasper, Ga.,
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By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - High unemployment isn't going away - not as long as the economy grows as slowly as it did in the April-June quarter.
Weak consumer spending held growth to an annual rate of just 1.5 percent, even less than the 2 percent rate in the
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills unchanged and rates on six-month bills rising.
The Treasury Department auctioned $30 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.095 percent, unchanged from last
By The Associated Press
2nd triple-digit loss for Dow in 2 days
NEW YORK (AP) - Fear that Spain may need a bailout sent its borrowing costs soaring, the euro to a two-year low against the dollar and stocks around the world tumbling as investors pulled back Monday from all manner of risk.
By The Associated Press
U.S. stocks fell Monday on fears the Spanish government may need a bailout. The cost of borrowing for Madrid soared to its highest since the euro was adopted in 1999. The single currency dropped to a two-year low against the dollar.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell
NEW YORK (AP) - Moody's Investors Service is lowering its outlook for the credit ratings of Germany, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, citing the mounting uncertainty over the debt crisis in Europe and the possibility that those stronger countries would have to provide aid to Spain or Italy.