U.S. charges oldest Swiss bank in tax fraud case

The Justice Department charged Switzerland’s oldest bank Thursday with helping American taxpayers hide more than $1.2 billion from the Internal Revenue Service. The case marks the first time an overseas bank has been charged in the U.S. for aiding tax evasion.

Oh baby! Small biz scores huge Angry Birds deal

A small Seattle-based company hit it big after snagging the first-ever license to make Angry Birds baby products.

Obama’s latest retirement rescue plan: Annuities

The Obama administration proposed new rules Thursday to help retirees make their savings last throughout their lifetime — by investing in annuities.

Green Mountain Coffee shares surge

Shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters surged nearly 25% Thursday after a stellar earnings report. After the closing bell Wednesday, Green Mountain reported $96 million in net income for the quarter ended in December, a 264% increase over the same quarter in the previous year that crushed analyst estimates.

Green Mountain Coffee shares surge

Shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters surged nearly 25% Thursday after a stellar earnings report. After the closing bell Wednesday, Green Mountain reported $96 million in net income for the quarter ended in December, a 264% increase over the same quarter in the previous year that crushed analyst estimates.

American’s bankruptcy fuels merger talk

American Airlines’ bankruptcy has many in the industry questioning if a merger is in its future.

Will $4 million in retirement savings be enough?

I hope to have $4 million saved by the time I retire in 30 years. That sounds like a lot of money, but how much would that be in today’s dollars? — Brian

Stocks stall ahead of jobs report

U.S. stocks ended mixed Thursday as investors digested a cautious economic outlook from the chairman of the Federal Reserve one day before a key report on the job market.

Facebook IPO highlights ‘The Hacker Way’

In a letter to investors included in Facebook’s IPO filing, CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined his philosophy for running what has become a multi-billion-dollar business. At core of that philosophy: Love your hackers.

Obama: Jesus would back my tax-the-rich policy

What Would Jesus … Deduct?