Another day, another (former) hedge fund legend calls it quits, this time embattled one-time hedge fund legend (until that whole Securities Fraud charge appeared) Phil Falcone, whose Harbinger hedge fund was a decade ago the dream venue...Show More Summary
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) wrote an op-ed for Time about the Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown. Paul writes that he blames politicians for the tragedy in Missouri. He...Show More Summary
The Atlantic has an absolutely fascinating article that reveals how little work actually goes on at work. From the article: …the proportion of people who say they never work hard has long been far greater than those who say they always do. The articles and books about the stressed-out fraction of humanity can be counted in the […]
On the ground floors of this 4,630-square-foot private mansion in Paris, potential buyers will discover beautiful wallpaper, unpretentious antiques, and charming, rounded windows. In all, elegance and ease, without (for better or...
Which one of these bad boss archetypes have you fallen under?
Bets on more central bank support kept European shares at a two-month high. ||| London - Bets on more central bank support kept European shares at a two-month high and the region's bond yields at record lows on Tuesday, as oil prices hovered at just under $80 (R882) a barrel ahead of an OPEC meeting this week. Show More Summary
After just one year and nine months, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is out, and shouldering much of the blame for the president's foreign policy with his "resignation." But canning Hagel won't help. The problems with President Obama's foreign policy have almost nothing to do with Chuck Hagel. Show More Summary
Based on past experience with the Affordable Care Act, this year's search is likely to take about half of my working hours over a six-week span.
Imagine a cross between R2-D2 and Wall-E's Eva, but if the end result was 5 feet tall and 300 pounds. Five such robots are policing Microsoft's Silicon Valley campus, PC Magazine reports. Named K5, these Knightscope security guards run artificial intelligence software and come with cameras, sensors, and alarms. Show More Summary
The average salary for a computer programmer just hit an all-time high as it approaches $100,000. But which languages earn the most?
Officials from the European Central Bank's conservative wing on Monday signaled skepticism on the need for it to escalate its stimulus efforts, days after ECB President Mario Draghi fanned hopes for more aggressive measures to combat the risks of too-low inflation.
As those of you who keep up with the Life And Times of Steven A. Cohen know, there are few things on this earth that the hedge fund manager despises more than his first bride, Patricia Cohen. So despite the fact that she has been suing...Show More Summary
While the issue of the benefit or harm that activist investors cause remain debatable, Dan Loeb has added two more successive victories on his Resume, as both Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) and Sothebys (NYSE:BID) agreed to his demands. Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker reported on the culmination of a six month proxy fight between Mr. Loeb and […]
(November 27, 2014 01:17 PM, by Scott Sumner) This post is meant to be a sort of opening inquiry into what might become an important issue in the 21st century. I don't have strong views on the question. You may recall that Thomas Piketty assumed that savers can... (0 COMMENTS)
In July, the White House and the SBA joined together with the private sector to pledge that big companies would pay their small business vendors faster. I’m a small business owner and I know what it’s like to have a vendor pay you in 30, 60 or 90 days! Argh. Show More Summary
By Cyril Altmeyer and Tim Hepher PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus Group and Dassault Aviation aim to oversee the complete sale of Airbus's 4.8 billion-euro stake in the French planemaker by the end of next year, two people familiar with the matter said. Show More Summary