Posted: 05/26/2009 - A private research group says consumer confidence in May soared to the highest level since last September amid tentative signs that the economy is improving.
Posted: 05/26/2009 - A widely watched index shows home prices fell at the sharpest rate ever in the first quarter.
Posted: 05/26/2009 - Stocks are extending their gains Tuesday after a research group reported that consumer sentiment rose in May to the highest level since September.
Posted: 05/22/2009 - Federal regulators are adopting a new system of special fees paid by U.S. financial institutions that will shift more of the burden to bigger banks to help replenish the deposit insurance fund.
Posted: 05/22/2009 - The Wichita unemployment rate jumped 0.4 of a percent in April, to go from 6.7 percent in March to 7.1 percent in April.
Posted: 05/21/2009 - The federal government is making $50 million in federal funds available for green energy job training in communities hurt by layoffs in the auto industry.
Posted: 05/21/2009 - A private research's group forecast of economic activity rose more than expected in April, the first gain in seven months.
Updated: 05/21/2009 - Another bad signal from the job market and anxiety over a possible downgrade of British government debt sent stocks sharply lower Thursday.
Posted: 05/20/2009 - A top Chrysler executive says the company is selling cars and trucks better than expected this month despite being under bankruptcy court protection.
Posted: 05/20/2009 - Chief Executive Gary Kelly said Wednesday that traffic so far in May is "very soft"
Posted: 05/20/2009 - The House has passed legislation that would impose sweeping new restrictions on the credit card industry.
Posted: 05/20/2009 - Oil prices hit a six-month high, climbing above $62 a barrel after a government report showed a drop in U.S. oil supplies for the second straight week.
Posted: 05/20/2009 - Stocks are higher in early trading on news that Bank of America Corp. was able to raise billions of dollars in capital.
Posted: 05/20/2009 - Tightening oversight of Wall Street's credit rating agencies is on the minds of lawmakers who want to protect investors.
Posted: 05/20/2009 - 5 reasons to avoid debt settlement firms.
Posted: 05/19/2009 - The Home Depot reports that its fiscal first-quarter profit rose 44%. The nation's largest home improvement retailer beat Wall Street's expectations despite lower sales.
Posted: 05/19/2009 - Many of the nation's largest public housing authorities fear they will be left out when the government distributes hundreds of millions in economic stimulus dollars.
Posted: 05/18/2009 - Congress has sent President Barack Obama a bill to clamp down on mortgage fraud. It will also set up a $5 million independent commission to investigate the cause of the worldwide financial meltdown.