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Bitcoin Today: Prices Explode in Early Trading to Briefly Pass $8,000 Mark

Bitcoin Today: Prices Explode in Early Trading to Briefly Pass $8,000 Mark

After several days stuck below $7,000, bitcoin rallied Thursday. Here's what you need to know.

U.S. Economy Added 103,000 Jobs in March, Missing Projections

U.S. Economy Added 103,000 Jobs in March, Missing Projections

The U.S. economy added 103,000 jobs in March, below expectations, as analysts said the tighter labor market may be making skilled workers harder to come by.

U.S. Economy Seen Adding Jobs at 'Goldilocks' Pace For Stock Investors

U.S. Economy Seen Adding Jobs at 'Goldilocks' Pace For Stock Investors

The U.S. economy probably added 185,000 jobs in March while wage gains accelerated, a survey of economists showed, reinforcing the Federal Reserve's case for continuing to increase interest rates gradually to keep inflation from overheating while keeping unemployment low.

5 Big Reasons Banks Could Have a Blowout Earnings Season

5 Big Reasons Banks Could Have a Blowout Earnings Season

According to Goldman Sachs analysts, first-quarter bank earnings are set to beat Wall Street's expectations when they begin rolling out April 13.

Pay Banker Bonuses in Bonds to Reduce Risk, N.Y. Fed Chief Says

Pay Banker Bonuses in Bonds to Reduce Risk, N.Y. Fed Chief Says

Bill Dudley, who as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York oversees big banks like JPMorgan and Citigroup, says bankers might police risk-taking by employees more aggressively if their compensation came in the form of bonds instead of stock. That way, they'd care more if their company could pay back its debts.

This Popular Retirement Investment Could Get a Boost From the Fed's Rate Hike

This Popular Retirement Investment Could Get a Boost From the Fed's Rate Hike

CD rates could soon be on the rise. Here are the pros and cons using them for retirement savings.

European Bank Stocks Tank as Funding Costs Rise, 'Intrusive' Oversight Looms

European Bank Stocks Tank as Funding Costs Rise, 'Intrusive' Oversight Looms

European banks stocks slumped to a six-month low Thursday as investors react to rising funding costs and the threat of tougher oversight on a sector already lumbered with more than $1 trillion in bad loans.

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates in Push to End Easy Money

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates in Push to End Easy Money

The U.S. central bank's monetary-policy committee raised benchmark borrowing costs by a quarter percentage point to a range of 1.5% to 1.75%, in Jerome Powell's first meeting as Fed chairman.

Patriarch Partners Founder Lynn Tilton: This Is My Story

Patriarch Partners Founder Lynn Tilton: This Is My Story

Patriarch Partners founder Lynn Tilton has been kicking down doors on Wall Street and American business for years. In a feature podcast for Women's History Month, TheStreet talks with Tilton about her career and the road ahead for women in business.

Fed Chairman Powell Poised to Take First Crack at Ending Era of Easy Money

Fed Chairman Powell Poised to Take First Crack at Ending Era of Easy Money

Traders fully expect the Fed's monetary-policy committee to raise benchmark borrowing costs by a quarter percentage point at a meeting that starts Tuesday and culminates Wednesday with Powell's first press conference as chairman. The question is what comes next.