DETROIT - General Motors picked its global product development chief Mary Barra to replace Dan Akerson as its CEO, marking the first time a major U.S. automaker has been led by a woman. Full Article
WASHINGTON - Wall Street banks will need to prove to regulators their trades are done on behalf of clients or to protect against market risks and are not speculative bets for their own profit, under the final version of the Volcker rule released by U.S. officials on Tuesday.
JOHANNESBURG - President Barack Obama hailed Nelson Mandela as a "giant of justice" but said too many world leaders claimed solidarity with his struggle "but do not tolerate dissent from their own people." Full Article
The “TSA Loose Change Act,” or HR 1095, has bipartisan support, but seems like it was drafted by Saturday Night Live scriptwriters looking for a new way to make fun of Congress. Commentary
For some key states, anti-corruption day may mark a celebration driven by citizens in search of their stolen citizenship. Commentary
When convening a conference to "discuss" something or other, the FTC (or other regulatory entities) is almost never in pursuit of discussion -- any more than a police officer who says he just wants to talk. Commentary
The most important question now for Britain’s political and economic outlook is whether this week’s rhetorical divergence is a blip or a harbinger of much bigger clashes over the government’s effort to stoke a pre-election property and mortgage boom. Commentary
From fringe to preferred China investment, the bitcoin has blown up this year. Riding on its coattails, the litecoin is surging too - and we show you how to 'mine' it, for fun but probably not profit. Video