U.S. banks have taken another step to clear away the wreckage of the 2008 financial crisis by agreeing to pay $8.5 billion to settle charges that they wrongfully foreclosed on millions of homeowners.
San Francisco is a mecca for the creative, so it comes as no surprise that the city of color has a variety of craft stores for a community of all ages.
Only one in six high-tech companies that started in 2000 in Silicon Valley remained in business at the end of the decade, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Rob Arnott, the founder of investment firm Research Affliates, thinks the stock market is “dangerously” overpriced. He points to Cupertino-based Apple, which has a $321 billion market value.