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WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve policymakers voted Wednesday to hold steady on short-term interest rates and the central bank’s bond-buying program, but indicated that they expected economic growth to pick up.
JPMorgan manipulated California’s energy market to great profit, then lied about it. Its penalty? Chump change (one day’s revenue).
If you take our federal and state energy authorities at their word, you just might be convinced that the $ 410-million penalty dropped Tuesday on JPMorgan Chase for manipulating energy markets in California and the Midwest is a big deal.
The ride-sharing proposal for such services as Lyft and Sidecar, in which drivers use their own cars, will go to the PUC.
SACRAMENTO — Ride-sharing companies that connect passengers to drivers via smartphones should be allowed to continue operating in California if they comply with basic safety rules, state regulators proposed Tuesday.
At the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, a few dozen analysts are tasked with sifting through some 6 billion Wall Street stock trades each day.
ROCKVILLE, Md. — Cameron Funkhouser heads a spy agency that most Americans never knew existed.
When Southwest Airlines offered a “Luv a Fare Sale” earlier this year, the carrier apparently did not supply enough love.
Los Angeles-based Occidental Petroleum, one of the largest crude oil producers in the country, said second-quarter profit held steady as production jumped in California and Texas while oil prices overseas declined.
After a tense day of negotiations and a brief blackout, Time Warner Cable and CBS are giving themselves a little more time to come to terms on a new distribution deal.
Two developments stir anticipation that Apple is about to launch something big this fall. A cheaper iPhone is the most likely product, analysts say.
For Apple Inc. fans and investors, the future can’t get here fast enough.