Fed signals it plans to keep key interest rate at record low for considerable period

...growing and unemployment at a near-normal 6.1 percent, many analysts had suggested that the Fed was edging closer to a rate increase...months. The slowdown was seen as likely temporary.But some analysts said it underscored that the economic outlook might remain...

FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

...from $1.53 per share a year ago. Analysts surveyed by FactSet expected $1.96...quarter for FedEx," said Logan Purk, an analyst with Edward Jones who rates the stock...and $9 per share through May 2015. Analysts predict full-year earnings of $8...

Speculation swirls around Fed meeting, interest rates

...a near-normal 6.1 percent, many analysts think the Fed is edging closer to a rate...was seen as likely temporary. But some analysts say it underscored that the economic outlook...Fed's use of "considerable time," some analysts say the Fed could tweak the language...

Judge in Oscar Pistorius trial is under heavy protection

...Pistorius can compete for South Africa again, as long as his running doesn't go against the ruling of the judge.Many legal analysts agreed with the judge's ruling that Pistorius could not be found guilty of premeditated murder. But some believe the law...

New rules aim to reduce default rates in reverse mortgages amid signs program is rebounding

...cost the government billions.Industry analysts expect strong growth as the housing market...older cities such as Brooklyn, N.Y.Analysts say they expect continued interest as...said Greg McBride, a chief financial analyst for Bankrate, citing growing financial...

Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

...widespread adoption of the digital wallet.Citi Investment Research analyst Mark May believes the sum total of mobile payments could grow...change now that Apple has entered the arena, says Gartner analyst Avivah Litan."There's no doubt young people want to use...

Projection favors Allen over Barrow, but some insiders not swayed

...focuses on Republican politics, state and local government, and elections. "John Barrow has shown a particular gift for confounding the expectations of pollsters and analysts. Hehas more lives than any herd of cats I have ever seen."

Jeans face an uncertain future amid yoga wear rage

...offer more historical sales data because of changes it made in its methodology recently, but the group's chief industry analyst Marshal Cohen said jean sales fell about 3 percent again with the resurgence of khakis 12 years ago. That was the last decline...

Columbia police drug analyst quits

COLUMBIA - A drug analyst at the Columbia Police Department has resigned amid concerns over some of the work she did on cases while working for the agency...

Judge: Oscar Pistorius not guilty of murder but was negligent

...a suspended sentence and fine ? when she likely finishes reading her lengthy conclusions in court on Friday. Some legal analysts were surprised, saying the runner could at least have been convicted of a lesser murder charge, rather than the premeditated...