Nintendo's latest game machine, offering glasses-free 3-D images, went on sale in Japan on Saturday ahead of a global rollout, and analysts say it promises to be the world's first 3-D mass-market product.
This is no ordinary bank: The ATMs are in Latin. Priests use a private entrance. A life-size portrait of Pope Benedict XVI hangs on the wall.
AIG, the poster child that epitomized everything bad about the nation's financial bailouts, announced a plan Thursday to repay the government — possibly with profits.
Just when the Catholic Church didn't need another scandal, Italian authorities seized 23 million euros ($30.18 million) from a Vatican bank account and began investigating top officials of the bank in connection with a money-laundering probe.
Shares of chipmakers Intel Corp., Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and Nvidia Corp. dropped Tuesday as analysts said demand for computers looks shaky heading into the all-important back-to-school season.
Angry creditors have thrown plans for an Aug. 4 auction of the Texas Rangers into jeopardy, saying they don't like the bidding procedures and arguing that the lease for the team's ballpark should be severed from the sale.
BP chief executive Tony Hayward took a day off Saturday to see his 52-foot yacht compete in a glitzy race off England's shore, a leisure trip that further infuriated residents of the oil-stained Gulf Coast.
Nothing frightens a man like bad news about his money. The war in Iraq, health care costs, gay marriage, abortion and tooth decay are all bad, but not as bad as a faltering economy, stupid.
Panic returned to Wall Street yesterday after a major French bank said it was freezing three funds that invested in U.S. subprime mortgages, prompting the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve to infuse $154 billion in emergency loans into the markets.