The FOMC wants to be prepared in case it needs to reverse course and make monetary policy more accommodative, Chair Janet Yellen told Congress.
After a relentless pursuit, pharmaceutical firm Mylan pays a large premium to acquire a company that sells over-the-counter drugs.
A relationship between an ecommerce executive and a gas station operator leads to trading on inside information.
Global oil output surges in January, and the IEA says 'short-term risk to the downside has increased.'
The whistleblower suit alleged Moody's issued false credit ratings on complex securities, costing the U.S. government billions.
The bank also announced 4,000 job cuts.
In the first U.S. offerings since December, U.S. and Chinese biotech firms raised about $252 million.
Moody's Investors Service said its Liquidity Stress Index (LSI) jumped to 7.9% in January from 6.8% in December 2015.
Banks moderately eased underwriting standards for some mortgages and auto loans in the fourth quarter of 2015 but tightened on C&I loans.