Government Business And Finance

Tax package would lower top tax rate for wealthy Americans

Dec 12, 2017

Congressional Republicans are speeding toward passing a massive tax package that would ease the hit on residents of high-tax states and appease corporations that could have lost precious tax breaks

NTSB blames captain, bad safety culture for loss of El Faro

Dec 12, 2017

Federal accident investigators have determined the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro that led to the deaths of 33 mariners in 2015.

Poland's PM: we don't want a divided Europe of 2 speeds

Dec 12, 2017

Poland's new prime minister has told parliament that his government opposes what he calls a two-speed European Union that he says divides nations into better and worse ones

House and Senate tax bills treat disaster victims unequally

Dec 12, 2017

House version of GOP tax bill would allow hurricane but not fire victims to deduct losses

The Latest: GOP agrees to lower top tax rate for individuals

Dec 12, 2017

Congressional aides say Republican negotiators have agreed to lower the top tax rate for individuals from 39.6 percent to 37 percent as the final parameters of a sweeping tax package are starting to take shape

Markets Right Now: Banks lead US stock indexes mostly higher

Dec 12, 2017

Big-company stocks notched gains on Wall Street, bringing more records for major indexes, but smaller companies lagged behind.

Canada to buy used Australian jets over new Boeing aircraft

Dec 12, 2017

Canada has ditched a plan to buy 18 Super Hornet jet fighters from U.S.-based Boeing and will instead buy 18 used F-18 fighters from Australia

Exxon says it will increase climate-change disclosures

Dec 12, 2017

Exxon Mobil says it will disclose more about how climate change could affect its business

First time dealing with credit card fraud? You got this

Dec 12, 2017

Reversing fishy charges on your credit card account is easier than you might expect

Ex-CFO of 'Soup Nazi' inspired company admits to tax evasion

Dec 12, 2017

The former chief financial officer for a company licensing recipes from the real-life chef who inspired the "Soup Nazi" character on "Seinfeld" admitted to tax evasion