George Soros, billionaire and founder of Soros Fund Management LLC, looks on during an interview at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. Bloomberg News Billionaire hedge fund investor and philanthropist George Soros keeps making news. This just in: he shorted Deutsche Bank (DB) on Friday. Soros sent a shiver […]
Republicans release Benghazi report but find no new evidence against Clinton June 28, 2016, 10:20 a.m. Donald Trump heads to the Rust Belt for a speech on trade, while Hillary Clinton will campaign in Los Angeles. Benghazi report slams Obama administration response but is unlikely to be seen as...
Update 3: The following video, courtesy of Mahir Zeynalov, shows the precise moment when at least one of the two Ataturk Airport explosions took place. Viewer discretion advised. The moment of the attack at the Istanbul airport. Horrific. Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO—Airbnb, the short-term rentals startup valued at $25.5 billion, is suing San Francisco after the city passed legislation that would penalize it for unregistered hosts. Under the new regulations, companies such as Airbnb...Show More Summary
Republicans release Benghazi report but find no new evidence against Clinton June 28, 2016, 8:03 a.m. Donald Trump heads to the Rust Belt for a speech on trade, while Hillary Clinton will campaign in Los Angeles. Benghazi report slams Obama administration response but is unlikely to be seen as...
The sports world lost an icon Tuesday morning. Legendary Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt passed away at the age of 64 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Summitt spent 38 years as the Lady Vols' basketball coach, accumulating 1,098 wins, more than any other collegiate basketball...
LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister George Osborne said it was key that Britain provided fiscal stability in the wake of the decision to exit the European Union which has seen sterling plunge and markets tumble. "We are in aShow More Summary
EU leaders will be reluctant to do David Cameron any favours after the turmoil caused by Britain’s move to leave the bloc. ||| London - British Prime Minister David Cameron is set to face his fellow European Union leaders for the first time since triggering a political earthquake that’s shaken the bloc’s foundations. Show More Summary
The Kevin Durant free agency frenzy appears to be down to six teams, according to ESPN's Chris Broussard. Note: For the latest updates on the teams in pursuit, click through to pages 2-4. FromJune 3: The Oklahoma City Thunder star is still a month out from official negotiations, which begin across the NBA [...]
How reliable are the recent media reports?—?made by venerable journalistic institutions like the Washington Post and Time—that voters in the United Kingdom were “frantically googling what the European Union is” after the election? The answer depends on your tolerance for explanations that require an understanding of basic math. Sure, searches about [...]
LONDON (Reuters) - Ratings agency Moody's will downgrade the credit rating outlook for major British banks to "negative" on Tuesday because of the fallout from the vote to leave the European Union, Sky News reported, citing sources.Show More Summary
Frank Townsend, University of Florida World shipping changed forever when the Panama Canal opened on August 15, 1914. It was an engineering marvel of its day, cutting the distance required to get from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic...Show More Summary
Boris Johnson, one of loudest voices calling for Britain's exit from the European Union, or Brexit, is in the spotlight again. The tumult continues across the pond, as Boris Johnson, described by many as the United Kingdom's version of Donald Trump, has now ended, at least temporarily, his political career. Show More Summary
Melissa Beecroft was convicted, after a jury trial of conspiracy along with two counts each of mail and wire fraud. She was sentenced to three years in prison, five years of supervised release and ordered to pay restitution of $2,275,025. In addition, the court entered a criminal forfeiture order against Beecroft in the sum of […]
A disbarred Wading River attorney previously convicted in a $4 million real estate Ponzi scheme was indicted last month for wire fraud in connection with an alleged theft that occurred prior to her conviction, according to a federal indictment. Source: Convicted Wading River Ponzi schemer indicted — again | Riverhead News Review
Suffolk County prosecutors are working with the state attorney general’s office as it investigates a Roxbury real estate dealer and two of his sons who are at the center of allegations of fraud and forgery involving numerous properties, according to a spokesman for the district attorney’s office. Source: District attorney, AG investigate Roxbury real estate […]
The recent announcement that HSBC Bank Middle East Ltd. moved its incorporation from Jersey to Dubai, under the auspices of the Dubai International Financial Center, sent a powerful message that the regulatory climate and safety of the Emirate is strong enough to take such a drastic decision. Show More Summary
A notorious Manhattan landlord who the state attorney general likened to Bernie Madoff is close to reaching a plea agreement on his mortgage-fraud case, his attorney said Tuesday.“We are working Source: ‘Madoff of landlords’ close to plea deal in fraud case | New York Post
Can you believe we are halfway through 2016? Speaking tax-wise and barring major life changes, that means you can easily figure how things may look at the end of 2016 - so now is the best time for a tax check-up. I do this exercise every...Show More Summary
Can we always be at our best? Is it possible? The reality is that while we strive to do our best and put our best foot forward, sometimes we will still feel that we have fallen short. As imperfect people, we need to remember that it's...Show More Summary