IRS: Tax-refund thefts on rise

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) — Karen Greenwood, 47, of Cary, N.C., became a victim of income tax identity theft in 2009. An executive assistant, Greenwood was expecting a check from more…

Nike apologizes for 'Black And Tan' sneaker

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON TELEGRAPH) -- The $90 (£57) limited edition "Black and Tan" trainers were launched in the United States in time for this weekend's St Patrick's Day celebrations, a more…

Cost of Obamacare nearly doubles

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) — President Obama's national health care law will cost $1.76 trillion over a decade, according to a new projection released today by the Congressional Budget Office, more…

Ex-Goldman banker slams 'rip-off' culture

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - A Goldman Sachs banker has launched a withering attack on the bank in a newspaper column announcing his resignation, saying that several managing directors at the more…

U.S. follow China? Hate to 'burst their bubble'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer 3MRmlL09] For the past several years, China's economy has boomed while the U.S. still struggles to recover from the 2008 financial crisis. Many economists have suggested that more…

Federal Reserve: No change in stimulus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — The Federal Reserve sounds a bit more upbeat about the job market and the global economy, but still the central bank is erring on the side more…

Deeply underwater homeowners to get most aid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — Homeowners more deeply underwater on mortgages handled by five major U.S. banking firms are prime candidates for getting help from a $25-billion nationwide settlement over alleged more…

Poll: 80% say not better off than 4 years ago

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATIONALREVIEW) — In today’s CBS News poll: Compared to four years ago, is your family’s financial situation better today, worse today, or about the same? The survey finds more…

Obama defends policies amid gas-price pain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — President Barack Obama launched the most comprehensive defense to date of his energy policies on Monday, pushing back against election-year attacks from Republicans who say they more…