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Ex-EBay Execs Get Prison Time for Bizarre Harassment Scheme

A former eBay Inc. executive has been sentenced to almost five years in prison for leading a scheme to terrorize the creators of an online newsletter that included sending live spiders, cockroaches, a funeral wreath and other disturbing deliveries to their home.

Wall Street Drops Back to Lowest Since 2020 as Fear Returns

Stocks are back to falling on Wall Street as worries about a possible recession and rising bond yields put the squeeze back on markets.

UK's Truss Defends Economic Plan That Sent Pound Tumbling

British Prime Minister Liz Truss has defended her economic plan that roiled financial markets, saying she’s willing to make “difficult decisions” to get the economy growing.

US Candidate to Lead UN Telecoms Agency After US-Russia Race

Doreen Bogdan-Martin of the United States has been elected to head the U.N.’s telecommunications agency.

EXPLAINER: How Do We Know When a Recession Has Begun?

The economy shrank in the first half of this year, underscoring fears of a broad-based slowdown that could lead to a recession.

Treasury Moves Forward With Database on Corporate Ownership

Tens of millions of small U.S. companies will soon be required to submit details on their owners and others who benefit from them.

US Long-Term Mortgage Rates up for 6th Week; 30-Year at 6.7%

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week for the sixth straight week, marking new highs not seen in 15 years.

Homeowners See Slower Equity Gains as Housing Market Cools

Homeowner equity climbed to record highs in the first half of this year, though its rate of growth is slowing as the housing market cools.

Google Promises Greece 20K Jobs With Cloud Expansion

Google says it plans to expand its cloud services infrastructure to Greece, promising to create nearly 20,000 jobs through direct investment and partnerships by the end of the decade.