Bank of America was found liable for fraud in a civil case the government said captured the frenzied pursuit of profits at all costs just before the economy collapsed.
On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.
The New York metropolitan area is among the top five regions in the country with the highest percentage of young adults living at home, according to a study released Wednesday.
For the first time in months, retail gasoline prices have fallen below $3 a gallon in places, including parts of Michigan, Missouri and Texas. And the relief is likely to spread thanks to a sharp decline in crude-oil prices.
A partisan dispute in Washington is threatening to unhinge the lives of the unemployed, and just in time for the holidays.