Banks retreat from global ambitions; Treasury eyes Deutsche Bank in auction rigging probe; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' lair listed on AirBNB; and more.
Oprah didn't get filthy rich by ignoring golden opportunities... which could explain why she's riding Beyonce's lemonade bandwagon straight to the bank. O recently made a move to expand merchandising rights of her personal "Oprah's" brand to…
Zimbabwe's central bank will start circulating local bank notes in October - but the country will also use the dollar and other foreign currencies. ||| Harare - Zimbabwe's central bank will start circulating local bank notes in October,...Show More Summary
Standard Chartered moves to boost its presence in Africa at a time when some European banks are retreating from the continent. ||| London - Standard Chartered is to launch its mobile and online banking platform in eight African countries,...Show More Summary
Hedge funds and banks are commissioning private opinion polls on voters' intentions in the upcoming EU referendum so they can trade on the result, according to the Financial Times. The paper reports that finance firms are commissioning exit polls on June 23, polling day, in a bid to try and get an early idea of which way the country will vote. Show More Summary
WWE had a lot going for it heading into this week’s Raw. The return of Seth Rollins at Extreme Rules and the qualifying matchups for the Money In The Bank ladder match gave last week’s Raw a sense of purpose, and with John Cena set to make his return on Memorial Day, things were looking up. Show More Summary
Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh reiterated on Monday that Lebanon is obliged to abide by the recent U.S. law targeting Hezbollah’s finances. “The principle is very clear. We should respect the laws of the countries that we are dealing with and among them is the recent law in the United States. Lebanon is committed [to this […]
Just last week we reported that Wells Fargo was reintroducing 3% down mortgages on its own, without going through the FHA. The reason we said, was that due to Wells' mortgage origination pipeline drying up, the bank was desperate toShow More Summary
Should we expect Bryce Harper to break out at one of his favorite hitters' parks? And, more importantly, what does former Marine Dusty Baker think about on Memorial Day?
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Thanks to a tip from a reader I found this impressive deal on really well reviewed 20800mah dual USB powerful batter brick <-LINK. I have not tested this one personally (yet) but love my personal 20k brick and use it just about every time I travel. Show More Summary
One of the recurring concerns voiced by Bank of America's Michael Hartnett is that with May now in the rearview mirror, we are entering "the event risk month" of June (incidentally, over the weekend, the credit strategist presented several ideas how to trade said event risk, either bullish or bearish). Show More Summary
UFC Fight Night 88 went down last night (Sun., May 29, 2016) inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and now it's time to see who went home with the largest slice of the Reebok sponsorship pie. Jeremy Stephens was the...Show More Summary
The problem with China's Wealth Management Products, or WMPs, is not new: we have covered this pillar of China's shadow banking system on various occasions over the past three years, usually just before and after the time of the latest...Show More Summary
Aren't bank holidays brilliant? It's an extra day in the weekend to wallow in some new music from the Devil's blog...Chlorine - Bank HolidayI know very little about Chlorine (the band not the chemical although I know very little about...Show More Summary
This interview with UBS whistleblower Brad Birkenfeld is as neat a case study in financial corruption as you could ask for: Birkenfeld's disclosures detailed 19,000 US tax evaders, including the bank's super-secretive list of "politically...Show More Summary
Remember the days when you set “password” as your password? Many still use such insanely insecure methods, but even the humble password has evolved. We now use passcodes or passphrases wherever we go. They unlock your online banking, games accounts, and devices. Show More Summary
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) arrested 11 Palestinian terror suspects in the West Bank, IDF spokesman Peter Lerner said Monday.