Stories about Finance

Feb 06 2016

Paying the bank interest to hold your deposits? What gives?

The controversial move was barely approved by the BoJ's board of directors by a vote of five to four, reflecting reservations about the tactic. The decision to implemen...

Feb 06 2016

Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season

It reflects sign-ups in the three dozen states that use HealthCare.gov and the others that use their own versions to allow shoppers to compare plans, apply for coverage a...

Feb 06 2016

US job growth slows, but unemployment drops to 4.9%

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. The unemployment rate dipped f...

Feb 06 2016

Scandal-hit VW postpones earnings release, annual meeting

It said questions about how the matter will be resolved left open what it described in a statement as "valuation calculations". The company is also pushing back its a...

Feb 06 2016

United States exports fell in 2015 for first time since recession

Analysts on Wall Street had been expecting a shortfall of -$42.5bn. The deficit with the European Union also set a record, rising 7.9 percent to $153.3 billion. The U.S. ...