Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined this week, edging closer to historically low levels as the spring home-buying season begins.
Big retailers are muscling in on the likes of Visa and MasterCard in a fiercely competitive and growing mobile payment market that promises to cut transaction costs.
Bank of America has invented a checking account with a one-fee-fits-all arrangement that stops high overdraft fees. Not every customer will benefit, though.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the extraordinary measures the central bank has used to boost the economy are still needed.
A growing number of Americans quitting the labor force are likely gone for good, offering a cautionary note to the Fed as it tries to gauge how tight the job market is.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week as interest rates rose to the highest level since January, an industry group says.
Gold fell 1 percent Monday as expectations that U.S. interest rates could rise in early 2015 supported the dollar and prompted investors to cash in on gains.
The Federal Reserve dropped a key measure as its definitive yardstick for gauging the economy's strength and will rely on numerous data to determine interest rates.
The FOMC concludes its two-day policy-setting session, and is widely expected to continue its current path of tapering while holding its benchmark interest rate near zero.
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