Stories about Finance

Feb 07 2016

Federal Bureau of Investigation joins Flint water probe

Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , at the first Capitol Hill hearing since the crisis in Flint emerged past ye...

Feb 06 2016

Oil prices slip after USA jobs data

Cushing, Oklahoma is the delivery point for most of the oil produced in the U.S. This key trading hub is now swelling with 64 million barrels of oil . Overall, oil's ...

Feb 06 2016

Oil edges up ahead of Lunar New Year

USA commercial oil in storage in January was 36 percent, or 132 million barrels, higher than the US average for January from 2011-2015. The ICE U.S. Coping with the low...

Feb 06 2016

US added just 151k jobs in Jan.; unemployment at 4.9 pct

Analysts have also highlighted a 0.5% increase in average hourly earnings , which has led to some concerns about the outlook for interest rates. "Labor unions, meanwhi...

Feb 06 2016

Facebook quarterly profit doubles as user ranks grow

The company achieved these results despite investing hugely in projects related to artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR) as well as extending free interne...