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Goldman Sachs agrees to USD 1.2 billion settlement with …

Goldman Sachs has finally agreed to a whopping USD 1.2 billion settlement with the US mortgage giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, aiming to resolve the claims of misleading. The Federal Housing Agency (FHFA) on …

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Phelps wins gold, Ledecky breaks 400 world record

GOLD COAST, Australia — The second coming of Michael Phelps gained momentum with another gold medal at the Pan Pacific championships on a night when U.S. teenager Katie Ledecky set yet another world record. The old and the new faces of world …

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Destination Recreation: Clark's Trading Post

"We are on a grandmother–granddaughter adventure for three days up in the White Mountains. I'm taking her to places I was when I was a kid," says Linda Mullen from North Andover, Massachusetts. Places like Clark's Trading Post. Linda Mullen has fond …

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Forex: J$112.79 to one US dollar

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaican dollar held firm against the US dollar on Friday, August 22 trading at J$112.79, according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar closed at J$102.76 down from …

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USD POLL : Months later, have your feelings changed about …

Today's User Submitted Daily (USD) Poll was submitted by klutzy_girl who was picked randomly from our Poll Submissions (see below). Let us know in the comments what you voted for and why? Want to see your Poll posted …

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Michael Phelps gets relay gold on international comeback

Michael Phelps of the U.S. leans on a lane rope after his men's 100m freestyle final at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Cameron McEvoy of Australia won the race ahead of Nathan Adrian in second …

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Reports: Wolves will keep Anthony Bennett, not trade him to Sixers

Contrary to an earlier report, it looks like Anthony Bennett will spend next season with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Multiple reports indicate that Minnesota wants to keep the 2013 No. 1 overall pick, rather than trading him to the Philadelphia 76ers …

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Forex: Rupee continued its north-bound journey

Forex: The rupee continued its north-bound journey for the third week in a row, appreciating by 29 paise to close the shortened week at more than three week high of 60.47 against the US dollar on record-breaking local equities amid sustained foreign …

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Forex headlines for August 21, 2014: | ForexLive

ForexLive Americas wrap: Good news for the US economy fails to boost USD.

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Efforts to Revive Rich California Mine Hit Strong Resistance

It is quiet at Tim Callaway's gold mine, with its crumbling concrete, rotting wood and the occasional butterfly accustomed to undisturbed access. But there is plenty of commotion over what's below the surface: an unseen 240,000 ounces of ore. To reach …

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Former Qualcomm executive pleads guilty to insider trading

Aug 22 (Reuters) – A former Qualcomm Inc sales director has pleaded guilty to insider trading in Atheros Communications Inc after learning that his company planned to buy the rival chipmaker in 2011. Robert Herman, 52, entered his plea on Thursday in …

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FOREX-Dollar regains luster as Yellen seen less dovish than usual

… * Fed's Yellen seen as more balanced in her Jackson Hole speech. * Dollar rises to 4-1/2-month high vs yen; euro hits 11-month low. * ECB's Draghi affirms bank ready to act further (Updates prices, adds ECB's Draghi comments, analyst quotes).

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Yellen provides no new message in Jackson Hole – USD …

Before the event, markets were stabilizing with EUR/USD at 1.3270, GBP/USD around 1.6580 and USD/JPY around 103.70. The dollar is stronger on the news, with USD/JPY moving towards 104. We did see a cycle high for …

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Gold set for biggest weekly drop since mid-July on rate speculation

Gold steadied above a two-month low on Friday after a five-day losing streak and was headed for its biggest weekly loss in five, hurt by strong U.S. economic data and speculation the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates sooner than expected.

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Former Qualcomm exec pleads guilty to insider trading

While employed as a director in the North America sales department of Qualcomm, Herman and a co-defendant were part of an informal stock-trading group and occasionally shared tips and opinions about the stock market, according to the plea agreement.

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Forex reserves inch up to $319 billion

KOLKATA: After two consecutive weekly falls, Reserve Bank of India's foreign exchange reserves have risen by a modest $43 million in the week to August 15. The reserves now stand at $319.390 billion, about $2.5 billion below the all-time high seen two …

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This Commonly Referenced USD Purchasing Power Chart …

You've almost certainly seen the chart below over the years – it shows the purchasing power of the US Dollar over time. It looks terrifying. And it's co.

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Aspiring Opera Singer Mines For 'Bering Sea Gold'

She and her crew are looking for gold at the bottom of the icy sea. It's dangerous work. Getting to the gold requires going deep under the water, and this month a diver near Nome died doing it. Discovery's hit show, “Bering Sea Gold,” has been …

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