Business

Business U.S. bank earnings drop 7.3 percent in 4th quarter U.S. bank earnings drop 7.3 percent in 4th quarter
U.S. banks' earnings dropped 7.3 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier as a few big banks had increased costs to settle legal cases and the industry had declines in income from the mortgage business.
Business Your retirement savings: Obama proposes tougher rules Your retirement savings: Obama proposes tougher rules
The Obama administration is proposing tougher restrictions on brokers who manage Americans' retirement accounts, reigniting a confrontation with the financial services industry over rules affecting trillions of dollars in 401k and other savings accounts.
Business U.S. to fine air bag maker Takata $14,000 per day U.S. to fine air bag maker Takata $14,000 per day
The U.S. government will fine Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. $14,000 per day for failing to fully cooperate in a long-running investigation of faulty and potentially dangerous air bag inflators.