Why would a company with billions of dollars in the bank — and no plans for a large investment — decide to borrow billions more?...
For the first time in many years, manufacturing stands out as an area of strength in the U.S. economy.
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board chastised a Deloitte culture that it said placed too much faith in officials of the companies being audited.
A Democratic Congress is gutting the landmark Sarbanes-Oxley Act with the apparent approval of the Obama administration.
Banks are now losing money and going broke the old-fashioned way: They made loans that will never be repaid.
Houses now are more affordable than at any time in the past 40 years when compared with personal income.
During Bush's administration, the country grew at the slowest overall pace of any recent president, whether measured in gross domestic product (GDP) or employment.
Commentary: This was the year the financial system stopped working and fixing it may be very difficult.
Allow me to propose a simple principle that the next president and Congress could follow as they devise a new financial-regulatory regime to replace the...