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30-Year Mortgage Rates Jump After Fed’s July FOMC Meeting

Mortgage rates are higher after the Federal Reserve's July 2014 meeting. How high will rates ultimately go? Analysis and live rate quotes here. Click for the complete post : 30-Year Mortgage Rates Jump After Fed’s July FOMC Meeting.

Gerdau S.A.'s (GGB) CEO André Bier Gerdau Johannpeter on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) Q2 2014 Earnings Call July 30, 2014 1:00 pm ET Executives André Bier Gerdau Johannpeter - Group Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Member of Disclosure Committee, Member of Strategy Committee and Member...Show More Summary

Social Media Is Making People Dumber, Fears Elliott's Paul Singer

Excerpted from Elliott Management's latest letter to investors, PROGRESS? Some technology represents unquestioned progress, despite causing real challenges to the employment prospects of citizens who are made redundant. For example,Show More Summary

Toyota: Is Picking Fuel Cell Vehicles Over EVs A Smart Move?

By Options Calling: According to a report, Toyota (NYSE:TM) has decided to call off EVs by December 2014. This means no RAV4 EV, Scion iQ EV and, possibly, the Prius PHEV for the world after 2014. Instead, the company will focus on producing Fuel Cell Vehicles. Show More Summary

Verisk Analytics' (VRSK) CEO Scott Stephenson on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Verisk Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 30, 2014 8:30 AM ET Executives Eva F. Huston – Senior Vice President, Treasurer, and Chief Knowledge Officer Scott G. Stephenson – President and Chief Executive Officer Mark V. Show More Summary

Leo Burnett Tugs on Heartstrings for Ronald McDonald House

Leo Burnett gets emotional for Ronald McDonald House Charities with their new spot, “Dad’s Voice.” The 60-second ad highlights the emotional impact of the charity providing home-to-home accommodation for families with a child in the hospital. Show More Summary

Pope Francis unveils his top 10 secrets to happiness

In a new interview with the Catholic News Service, Pope Francis provides his greatest tips for a happy life. Pope Francis' top suggestion? "Live and let live," which isn't too surprising, given his famous remarks about the gay community ("Who am I to judge?"). Show More Summary

Genworth's (GNW) CEO Tom McInerney on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) Q2 2014 Results Earnings Conference Call July 30, 2014 8:00 AM ET Executives Amy Corbin - Senior Vice President, Investor Relations Tom McInerney - President and CEO Marty Klein - Chief Financial Officer...Show More Summary

The 20 Most Expensive Buildings In New York City

CityRealty is out with its quarterly ranking of the most expensive condominium buildings in New York City, and billionaire fortress 15 Central Park West has once again taken the top spot. The building, home to a long list of bankers,...Show More Summary

We've Gotten A Lot Of Crappy Housing Data This Month

Following the winter lull, U.S. housing data had been increasingly positive. But the momentum in the housing market seems to have come to an abrupt halt. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen never quite accepted talking of a housing snapback. Show More Summary

Balyasny Asset Management Ups Stake In NuStar Energy L.P. (NS)

Dmitry Balyasny is bullish on NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS) and has increased his holding of the stock. In a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Balyasny Asset Management has revealed the addition of 1.64 million shares to its previous position. As a result, the fund now holds 3.95 million shares, which account for approximately 5.07% […]

Spirit Airlines' (SAVE) CEO Ben Baldanza on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) Q2 2014 Earnings Call July 29, 2014 10:00 am ET Executives DeAnne Gabel - Director of Investor Relations B. Ben Baldanza - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director Edward M. Christie - Chief Financial...Show More Summary

MoneyWatch: Twitter stock surges; McDonalds loses labor decision

Twitter stock is on the rise after strong second quarter earnings, driven in part by the World Cup. Also, the National Labor Relations Board issued a major ruling against McDonalds. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.

New Permian Pure-Play RSP Permian Means Business

By Jennifer Warren: RSP Permian (NYSE:RSPP) has exceeded its production objectives, added inventory, and continued to refine drilling practices to maximize value. In general, the Permian Basin's growth is a part of the great rebound tale of America's energy renewal. Show More Summary

The most cost effective college in America? Not Harvard…

Money Magazine ranks a business school as the best bang for your buck. Photo of the Babson Globe by Flickr user Curious Expeditions. Money Magazine has released its list of the best colleges, and yes, the Ivies and little Ivies are there, but not at the very top. Show More Summary

Buffalo Wild Wings' (BWLD) CEO Sally Smith on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 29, 2014, 5:00 PM ET Executives Heather Pribyl – Investor Relations Sally J. Smith – Chief Executive Officer and President Mary J. Twinem – Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer James M. Show More Summary

3 Reasons Why Zhou Yongkang's Arrest Is Good For China

On Tuesday, China announced that Zhou Yongkang is being investigated for corruption. Zhou is a former member of the Politburo Standing Committee (PSC) and former security chief. This has been the biggest takedown of a Chinese official in thirty years, according to Bill Bishop, author of Sinocism. Show More Summary

What most frequently leads employees to quit?

(Business News) Workplace annoyances can lead to major frustration for employees: what drives an employee to quit and how can you prevent it. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat

Navigant Consulting's (NCI) CEO Julie Howard on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Navigant Consulting (NYSE:NCI) Q2 2014 Earnings Call July 29, 2014 10:00 am ET Executives Paul Longhini - Executive Director of Investor Relations Julie M. Howard - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Committee Lucinda M. Show More Summary

FOMC Preview: Here's What To Expect From The Meeting (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ)

The Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee is set to announce the results of its latest two-day monetary policy meeting Wednesday afternoon at 2 pm ET. Economists expect the FOMC to take another $10 billion off its monthly asset...Show More Summary

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