Thanks to those Naked Capitalism readers who supported, through your petition signatures, e-mails, calls, and donations, the push to preserve net neutrality and keep the major telecom and cable incumbents from giving preferential access to content providers with the financial heft to pay for it. Show More Summary
U.S. economy expanded 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter, down from the federal government's initial forecast
Cuban cigars have been outlawed in the U.S. since the embargo took effect in 1962
Complaints center on 41 patents for technology used in Apple devices such as iPhones and iPads
Pre-market, Wall Street gave no indication of major moves: Dow futures were down 0.08 percent; S&P futures fell 0.2 percent
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Apple sent invitations for an event next month where it is expected to show off the new Apple Watch. Also, the FCC voted to to regulate the Internet like a public utility, a policy known as net neutrality. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.
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A New York PR firm is suing the actress for the bit part she played in a long-running battle over pollution in the Amazon
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The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Friday, February 27, 2015. Jon Hilsenrath examines the controversy over the role of the New York Fed presidency.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart continues to cautiously eye favoring an interest rate increase this summer, although he added he still needs to see more data to support such an action.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard warned that if the U.S. central bank isn't raising rates by the end of September, it could be a bad thing for the economy.
A NYT piece on the ongoing legal battle between hedge funds that own a portion of Argentina's debt and the Argentine government likely misled many readers. It referred to the hedge funds as "holdouts," saying that they had refused to...Show More Summary
Liveblogging from Beneath My Electric Blanket: If you think I am going to leave this room today, you are wrong:
Bundestag to vote on Greek bailout extension
As global deflation worries spread, new Japanese data Friday show the difficult central banks face in battling that affliction.
Japan needs a surge of power to blast its way out of deflation's gravitational pull, Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said, after the release of new data showing the country was actually falling backward.
There is no consensus among economists on the forces that drove the historical rise of US house prices and household debt that preceded the Global Crisis. In this column, the authors argue that the fundamental factor behind that boom was an increase in the supply of mortgage credit. Show More Summary