President Martinelli asks Caracas not to use decision to cut diplomatic ties with Panama as 'excuse' to not pay debt.
The pace of student borrowing from the federal government slowed for the third straight year in January, an indication that a major driver of overall consumer debt may be decelerating.
Investors are going crazy for stocks, piling into individual stocks and equity mutual funds at a near record pace. Investor sentiment polls confirm the high level of bullishness. Margin debt is at record highs.
On the surface, this e-mail that reader S. received from Sallie Mae doesn’t seem like a bad idea. It’s offering a new credit card, which maybe you were going to get anyway. Use that card’s cash-back rewards to save for a loved one’s college education, or to pay off your own student loans. Yet it doesn’t sit right with S., … [More]
The biggest threat to your portfolio is the debt that others are taking on to buy stocks.
Greece is the poster child of the European crisis, exemplifying the worst of southern Europe: An economy built on the basis of a gigantic, inefficient and corrupt public sector running up record levels of debt with a private sector largely...Show More Summary
Broad Equity Market Tone: Advance/Decline Line: Modestly Lower Sector Performance: Most Sectors Declining Volume: Around Average Market Leading Stocks: Underperforming Equity Investor Angst: Volatility(VIX) 14.33 +.84% Euro/Yen Carry...Show More Summary
Russian energy company Gazprom said it will suspend gas to Ukraine over a $1.89 billion debt. It will still deliver gas and energy to Europe. "Ukraine has de-facto stopped paying for gas... We cannot deliver gas for free. Either Ukraine...Show More Summary
On Wednedsay, HBO promised that they'd be releasing a free Game of Thrones mixtape featuring rappers like Big Boi, Common, and Wale before the week was over. A premium cable channel always pays its debts; you can stream all 10 tracks below. --Scott Meslow More
Two decades ago, Safeway was a symbol of the human toll sometimes extracted when private equity used large amounts of debt to take over a company. This week, another private equity firm is taking over the grocery chain, with none of the uproar of the earlier saga.
Pew Millennials, Pew reports, “are relatively unattached to organized politics and religion, linked by social media, burdened by debt, distrustful of people, in no rush to marry— and optimistic about the future.” Which is all well and good, but … Read more
Many moons ago after years as a stay at home wife and mother, the Editorial Staff went back to school to earn a college degree. Not wanting to go into debt, we kept our grades up and applied for scholarships and worked on campus tutoring...Show More Summary
By Devon Shire: If the circle of companies that you focus on is exclusively mid to large caps, chances are that you aren't going to find many extreme bargains except in times of full on market panic. If a large company appears extraordinarily...Show More Summary
Chris Edwards The Obama administration released its 2015 budget this week. The budget shows federal debt held by the public falling from 74 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) this year to 69 percent by 2024. That reduction occurs...Show More Summary
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) laid out a new plan to dramatically lower the federal student loan interest rate on Thursday… READ MORE The post Sen. Warren: Higher Ed, Not Debt appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
#QPR could be hit with a record-breaking fine and a transfer embargo after revealing debts of £177m http://t.co/wl8u550bhl — MailOnline Sport (@MailSport) March 6, 2014 With the shocking announcement this morning that QPR posted record debt amounts, they might be hit by a transfer embargo. Currently, QPR is spending more on player’s wagers this season [...]
MANDRA, Pakistan (AP) — Amna Bhatti has spent half a century shaping mud into bricks in a huge kiln south of the Pakistani capital, Islamabad. She started by paying off her parents' debt and now she's on to her late husband's. She'll probably spend the rest of her life here.
A government advisor and the chief of the country’s $1.2 trillion public retirement fund are sparring over asset allocation between debt and equity. While stock market investors have a stake in the turf war, the bigger concern for bond buyers is the surge in pension liabilities.
Queens Park Rangers, a blight on English football after the financial mess the club has gotten itself into plus the way they’ve mismanaged the club, are in an even worse state now after the club revealed it is £177million in … Continue reading ? QPR Set to Axe 26 Players After Championship Club Reveals £177m Debt: Nightly Soccer Report is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Tom Tykwer is directing this adaptation of Dave Eggers novel about an American businessman in Saudi Arabai trying to pay off his debts. [...]