Financial Services

McConnell says he would consider continuing insurer payments

Aug 6, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he'd consider a bipartisan effort to continue payments to insurers to avert a costly rattling of health insurance markets

Convicted 'Pharma Bro' has an image problem, lawyer concedes

Aug 5, 2017

Martin Shkreli, the eccentric former pharmaceutical CEO notorious for a price-gouging scandal and for his snide 'Pharma Bro' persona on social media, has been convicted at his federal securities fraud trial

Another strong month of hiring sends stock indexes higher

Aug 4, 2017

US stocks rise after the government reported another strong month of hiring in July as banks rally

The Latest: Shkreli upbeat, defiant after NYC conviction

Aug 4, 2017

Former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli is upbeat and defiant following his conviction at his New York City securities fraud trial

EU beauty pageant: cities vie to host agencies departing UK

Aug 4, 2017

Five months after Britain formally announced it was leaving the European Union its partners are already picking over the spoils, looking to host the bloc's banking and medicines agencies

US stocks slip, with bigger losses for smaller companies

Aug 3, 2017

US stocks are taking modest losses, with energy companies, banks and technology companies all down

AP Exclusive: Inside a nerve-rattling trip to pay pot taxes

Aug 3, 2017

Billions of dollars are expected to flow through California's legitimate marijuana industry next year when recreational pot becomes legal, but most of those businesses won't be able to use banks.

Avon CEO McCoy will leave the company

Aug 3, 2017

Avon CEO Sheri McCoy will leave the struggling beauty products early next year

Aetna trumps 2Q expectations after scaling back ACA coverage

Aug 3, 2017

Aetna's second-quarter profit jumped 52 percent to top Wall Street estimates and the health insurer raised its 2017 forecast again, this time well beyond analyst expectations

Italy's biggest bank sees profits rise under turnaround plan

Aug 3, 2017

Italian bank UniCredit's second-quarter profits grew by 3 percent as the bank undergoes reforms aimed at raising capital and improving profits

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