Economics News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Which Is the Only State That...
Would same-sex marriage undermine traditional marriage?
Brennan's Inc., former owner of the landmark Brennan's restaurant, is bankrupt and must be liquidated, a federal bankruptcy judge has found.
A judge refused to block a merger between American Airlines and US Airways on Friday, saying a bankruptcy judge correctly rejected arguments made by a lawyer for some consumers.
In this Sept. 13, 2011 photo, A. Paul Schaap stands on the fourth floor of the A. Paul Schaap Chemistry Building and Lecture Hall on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit.
A former Detroit university professor is pledging $5 million and is hoping it will spark a wildfire of private financial support to protect valuable art from being sold to pay creditors in the city's bankruptcy.
National Park Service volunteers Donna and John Buckley said they weren't optimistic that a pod of 41 stranded pilot whales would survive in shallow Florida Everglades waters.
One enterprising car buyer just bought a Tesla Model S Performance using the digital Bitcoins, an open-source currency that uses cryptography to secure and anonymize transactions between parties, from the Lamborghini Newport Beach dealership .
Gross Domestic Product was revised from 2.8 percent to an annualized rate of 3.6 percent for the third quarter.
The city commission in Vicco approved a measure on Monday to begin paying the city's police chief in a virtual currency, a move officials say is likely the first of its kind in the nation.
The Blackstone Group found itself in The Daily Show's sights last night, based on a seemingly-brazen piece of self-dealing that was first uncovered late last month by Bloomberg News .
Judge Steven Rhodes didn't break new ground since announcing the decision Tuesday during a 90-minute address to a packed courtroom.
Chinese banks cannot trade in Bitcoins, the digital currency that doesn't recognize international boundaries, China's top regulators said Thursday.
Two guys on Reddit who were enraged when someone stole as much as $100 million in Bitcoins from "Sheep Marketplace," an illegal online drug sales web site, believe the thief has passed the cash through a Bitcoin wallet that at one point contained as much as $220 million.
Russian aluminum baron Oleg Deripaska's company has launched a 100 million-euro lawsuit against Montenegro over the handling of its aluminum smelter in the Balkan country.
A Green Bay, Wis.-based beef processing company has submitted the minimum $12.75 million bid for an idled South Dakota plant.
By ULA ILNYTZKY Associated Press A trio of Norman Rockwell paintings that for years resided at a New England museum named for him is being auctioned in New York City.
Bankruptcy ruling worries Detroit retirees: A judge's ruling that the city of Detroit is eligible for Chapter 9 has many retirees concerned that their pensions will be cut.