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Stocks Slip on Ukraine Tension, Yellen's Comments on Rate Hikes

Stocks mostly fell on Friday as investors weighed rising tension between Russia and Ukraine and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen urged caution in raising interest rates. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed unofficially 38 points lower and the S&P 500, which closed at a record high on …

Federal Reserve

Bank of America reaches record $17bn settlement over questionable mortgages

Bank of America has agreed to pay a record $16.65bn to settle charges it sold flawed mortgage securities in the run up to the financial crisis, the largest fine ever levied by US authorities on a single company.<p>“This morning we demonstrate once again that no institution is either too big or too …

Vivek Wadhwa's Progress Report on Silicon Valley's Gender Problem | Inc.com

When entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa first wrote an article in 2010 censuring Silicon Valley for its gender problem--specifically its lack of women problem--he wasn't expecting the hostile response he'd get.<p>"I was just absolutely shocked at the crude, childish behavior of the boys' club. Frankly, this …

Silicon Valley

James Foley's final months: Mock executions, failed rescue attempt

An outrageous ransom demand. A failed rescue attempt. A taunting e-mail.<p>These were the details emerging about the final months of the life of American journalist James Foley, whose execution at the hands of Islamic extremists was captured on video and posted online this week as a warning to the …