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’s economy has grown at an average 6.7% over the past ten years, giving those with the right set of skills and an entrepreneurial mindset the opportunity to make a lot of money. That in part explains how Jaime Gilinski Bacal managed to leverage what were a pair of successful industrial ventures launched by his [...]
The auto industry is firing on all cylinders on the back of cheap credit fueled by the Federal Reserve. Ford and Chrysler had their best February in at least five years, while GM beat analysts' estimates and Toyota gained in sales.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke headed to Capitol Hill to be grilled by House Represnetatives, who accused him of taking policies that hurt savers and sparked inflation. Bernanke replied by saying his policies support the economy as a who...
The credit rating agency said on Tuesday that despite the prospects of un-governability in Italy, given the large stock of votes drawn by comedian Beppe Grillo and former PM Silvio Berlusconi, the Eurozone's third largest economy will retain its credit rating.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke faced the Sentate's banking committee on Tuesday, where he made an impassioned defense of quantitative easing and ultra-low rates, while admitting the possibility of an inflationary spiral and market distortion.
Affymax fell off a cliff, its stock plunging more than 80% on Monday, after recalling its single product, anemia drug Omontys. The company is depending on its cash pile, but could soon face extinction.
The wathcdog of the landmark $20 billion mortgage settlement released a progress report showing that only Ally has fully complied with its required borrower relief, leaving Citigroup, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, and Bank of America still to pay.
AIG delivered a solid earnings beat despite taking a big hit from Hurricane Sandy in the fourth quarter.
It wasn't a good Thursday for investors, as US stock markets fell hard for a second consecutive session, along with commodities and crude oil in particular. Fear over the Fed cutting QE ahead of time, the sequester cuts, and Wal-Mart indicating consumer weakness helped fuel the rout.
Crude oil took a hard fall on Wednesday as rumors that a hedge fund liquidating positions brought the whole complex down.
After releasing the new Blackberry 10s to much fanfare, the companies is disappointing on the sale side as supply constraints, weak demand, and modest carrier support hurts has limited deliveries of the new models.
The coming Italian elections promise to unsettle markets as political risk surges. Former PM Silvio Berlusconi is back, rattling the hornet's nest and eating in on front-runner Pier Luigi Bersani's lead by promising to cut taxes.
Liberty Global announced it is buying Virgin Media for more than $23 billion, giving John Malone's group an interesting entry point to major European markets and pitting him against media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
BP posted a decent fourth quarter as it marches on with its transition in a post-Macondo world. Still facing important charges after having put down more than $40 billion for the accident, the British oil giant is also struggling with production, while refining improves.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has been hit by a corruption scandal involving his Popular Party. Accused of receiving illicit cash payments backed by a construction company, Rajoy promised to release his tax returns to clear his name.
January was a strong month for the auto industry, emboldened after a solid 2012. GM remains number one, but Ford and Toyota delivered impressive growth numbers, while Chrysler is still in the game.
Exxon and Chevron, the two largest U.S. energy companies, had decent fourth quarters, but derived strength from their refining and chemical operations, which recently have been shunned by the industry as firms spin off their downstream units.
Wynn Resorts delivered a mixed fourth quarter, suffering in Macau as China faced an economic slowdown, but outperforming in Las Vegas as the U.S. continued on its path to recovery.
Dunkin' Brands has done a good job at growing since coming public in mid-2011, building a solid business model based on a platform that tackles basic business problems for entrepreneurs to become franchisees and grow the brand.
The Federal Reserve concluded its two-day FOMC meeting, confirming quantitative easing is here to stay as the economy grinded to a halt toward the end of last year.