Nothing says "Merry Christmas" like never having to deal with Bank of America again. After the success of his iPhone video editing app Videoshop, Joe Riquelme decided to give his parents the ultimate gift by paying off their mortgage...Show More Summary
Chris Harris has lusted after a Ferrari FF since the day it was revealed, but he couldn't buy one until depreciation made friends with his bank account. He finally got a two-year-old model, and after five months of ownership - and the occasional interior part that falls off - he finds it's everything he wanted. Show More Summary
You know the name Sheldon Adelson. But how about the Falic family? Members of the Falic family have donated millions of dollars to pro-Israel U.S. politicians from both parties and to pro-Israel causes, including West Bank settlements. Show More Summary
Slumping oil prices have put Russia's economy on course for a sharp recession and double-digit inflation next year, government ministers said on Friday, as authorities scaled up a bailout for the first bank to succumb to this month's rouble crisis. Show More Summary
When you go out on your own as a freelancer, your income is unpredictable. To cover your regular expenses without a steady income, set up a checking savings account at a different bank than your regular bank. Read more...
All three rating agencies are expected to downgrade Russia's debt to junk soon and bailouts to Russian banks are on the rise, but how likely is default?The Financial Times reports... Russia trebled the size of its bailout of troubled...Show More Summary
Peer-to-peer lending, in which investors and borrowers arrange loans without a traditional bank in the middle, has blossomed into a multibillion dollar business.
The IRS says it was only an accident that for a second time it penalized Delaware Republican Christine O’Donnell by putting an “erroneous levy on her bank accounts.” O’Donnell discovered
A banking error led to a catastrophic payment failure over the festive period, when the employees of Plymouth Public Schools found that their pay had been accidentally withdrawn from their accounts rather than deposited. A school official...Show More Summary
Christine O'Donnell, former Senate candidate and current Tea Party activist, claims that the IRS made a mistake on her taxes - twice. The result? A levy, wiping out her bank accounts just before the holidays. Mistake or targeting?
Azealia Banks is still bothered by America’s history with slavery and took to Twitter to let everyone know about it! The 23-year-old rapper believed that America owed money to blacks for putting them into slavery and stopping them from being successful in society. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Azealia Banks “I don’t know [...]
2014 was awash with potentially status quo destabilizing 'realities' to the "we're back on track and world economic growth is about to reach escape velocity" meme... but time after time, the well-conditioned 'investor' was rescued... here's how... Because - fun-durr-mentals. Chart: Source Research
2014 will go down as the year of the major corporate hack. It happened in retail, in banking, in entertainment, in government and probably in many other places that never went public. Personally I have had new debit cards issued three times this past year, all because of a retail hack.
Funniest, Wildest & Messiest Comments On Azealia’s IG Page There’s something about Rappity Pop wildchild Azealia Banks who says whatever she wants, whenever she wants, as music’s love/hated villain/Iggy Azalea archnemesis with an absolutely ridiculous (and hilarious) IG
Dozens of major corporations have filed an amicus brief with the Eleventh Circuit Court in support of Florida's same-sex marriage plaintiffs. Among the signees: Amazon, AT&T, Bloomberg, CBS, Delta, Deutsche Bank, eBay, Electronic Arts, General Electric, Levi Strauss, Marriott, Oracle, Pfizer, Staples, Symantec, Target, and Viacom. Show More Summary
``Wohl said the Swiss finance sector was living in the past and accused of it of "arrogance". He specifically pointed to a disagreement between the Bank of China and Swiss regulators that led to the Chinese bank withdrawing its subsidiary from Switzerland two years ago.''
President dismisses prime minister, central bank head and top ministers in biggest government reshuffle since 2010.
They would enter the bank and ask for their cash. Yuriko Asahara, behind the counter, would check where they would stash it — in the side pocket of a handbag or perhaps deep down in a shoulder bag. Asahara wasn’t spying. She knew she’d have to remind them within an hour or two. Show More Summary
Steven Salz is an event-driven and special situations analyst at M Partners. Before joining M Partners he worked in a generalist equity research role at a major Canadian bank, in its internal retail asset management group. Prior to that Salz worked as a private Canadian defense contractor. read more
This is from Karen Dawisha’s more-important-than-ever Putin’s Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?: When the economy almost collapsed in 2008, the Russian government bailed out state-supported banks first, to the tune of 5 trillion rubles (approximately $230 billion), in a move which government ministers who sat on boards (such as Finance Minister Kudrin, who sat on the […]