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Five years after Madoff's Ponzi scheme was unveiled, many of those who invested with him have endured divorce and despair but some have also shown remarkable resilience and profess to have gained new perspectives on life.
The Volcker rule will put in place new hurdles for banks that buy and sell securities on behalf of clients and will restrict compensation that provides incentives for risky trading, according to a draft.
Faced with the lowest corn prices in more than three years, many U.S. farmers are stashing away their grain in a bet on a rebound.
Hilton Worldwide has accelerated the timetable for its potential $2.7 billion IPO, according to people familiar with the matter.
Broken streetlights are a prime example of Detroit's decline. Nearly half of the city's 88,000 street lamps are dark, according to city estimates. A new authority aims to borrow funds to revamp the system.
Five years later, legal issues potentially affecting more than $7 billion in recoveries show the challenges in unwinding the biggest financial fraud in history.
Expanded supply, brought about by innovation and investment, has helped moderate commodity prices over the past year after a decade of demand from China helped push up prices.
Anxiety about supply-chain lapses is prompting some retailers to step up their use of technologies such as DNA testing and bar-code scanning.
Given Imaging, a maker of ingestible pills that take photos inside patients' bodies, agreed to be acquired by Covidien for $860 million.
The most powerful man in the Motor City says he has one regret since driving into town in March: "I probably underestimated the level of support."
You don't have to be a millionaire to be charitable.
U.S. municipalities are rushing to borrow money in the bond markets by year-end, aiming to get cash in hand while interest rates remain low.
Tin prices rose to a nearly five-week high on the London Metal Exchange, after Indonesia said it would indeed tighten control of its rich natural-resources sector.
A newly finalized U.S. rule would grant wind farms and other projects 30-year exemptions from prosecution for accidentally killing federally protected eagles provided they take steps to avoid such kills.
The U.S. Gulf Coast—home to the world's largest concentration of petroleum refineries—is suddenly awash in crude oil. So much high-quality oil is flowing into the area that the price there has dropped sharply.
What's good news for shareholders is often bad news for bondholders, or so the adage goes. It is a lesson owners of Time Warner Cable's bonds are learning the hard way
Bernard L. Madoff didn't like a letter he got from the Securities and Exchange Commission in 2004 asking for a clearer picture of his firm's operations, jurors were told Thursday.
Banks have banned cellphones, barred electronic chat rooms and forced traders to go on vacation. But in the battle to avoid trading scandals, a new weapon is coming to the fore: algorithms that detect potentially troublesome patterns in traders' communications.
The euro, once synonymous with debt crises and economic collapse, is poised to gain a new title: world's strongest major currency.
The Volcker rule will require that bank executives guarantee their firms are in compliance with the rule, another setback for Wall Street firms that lobbied against such a requirement.