I've written about the financial difficulties leading to the closure of Quincy Medical Center and have suggested that these almost inevitably resulted from the business model employed by the private equity firm that owns this hospital system. Show More Summary
Christian leaders from virtually all denomiations gathered in the nation's capital this week to bring attention to rampant financial damage among the poor as a result of predatory lenders.
GameStop's third quarter financial results show global sales are down for the quarter ended November 1, 2014, totaling $2.09 billion, compared to 2.11 billion over the same period last year. Net income fell to $56.4 million, as compared to $68.6...
A Quick Whirl Around The Fracking World: USA. “A two-year Senate investigation of the financial sector has found that banks can meddle with the economy in new and frightening ways”. Deregulation resulted in banks buying commodities, owning mines, a “fleet of 100 oil tankers”, “31 power plants” and more. USA. The Alberta Clipper pipeline, larger [...]
Hong Kong is the world?s most vertical city, resulting in an iconic skyline that forms the backdrop for a nightly laser show showcasing some of its most dramatic skyscrapers. But it?s more than a top financial center and trade hub; it?s practically a must on any trip to Asia, especially for foodies and nightlife aficionados. Show More Summary
Inevitably, some choices may have "better" results than others and some may also require great sacrifice, financial or otherwise. Sometimes, things our kids do or prefer have nothing to do with any choices we have made but the results are impressive anyway. This is where the smug comes in. More » 10 Reasons To Feel Smug As A Parent is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Leju Holdings Limited (LEJU) has released its unaudited financial results for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2014. The shares traded down 8.9% as the company missed on revenue expectations.
One of the world's largest producers of EDM events and online content, SFX Entertainment (NASDAQ: SFXE) reported quarterly financial results today and Wall Street reacted badly. Revenue, thanks mostly to major festival attendance inShow More Summary
Speaking to Manchester United's investors on a conference call to announce the club's first quarter financial results, Ed Woodward gave the game away. He began by insisting United were moving "in the right direction" both on and off the pitch. Show More Summary
Contingent convertible capital instruments – also known as CoCos – have grown in popularity since the financial crisis. This column suggests that the search for yield and the tightening of capital requirements have resulted in a new wave of CoCo issuances. Show More Summary
Wellesley's net-price calculator is simpler than the typical one. As a result, most students who start using it finish the process, in a few minutes.
As was widely predicted after Mind Candy’s Moshi Monsters smash-hit game failed to make the shift from Web to mobile in any meaningful way — apart from a few cursory apps — its financial results looked dismal. The company has announced that it lurched from a net loss of £2.2 million ($3.5 million) in 2013, after making an £8 million profit in 2012. Show More Summary
As domestic commercial vehicle sales continue to decline amid macroeconomic headwinds and stiffer competition, Tata Motors’ India business is expected to have a negative impact on the company’s financial results in yet another quarter. Show More Summary
Premier League leaders Cheslea have announced a profit of £18.4 million over the last financial year and a record turnover of £319.8 million. The results, reported on the club's website, are from the year ended June 30, 2014, and ensure that the Blues satisfy UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations, which require clubs to break even. Show More Summary
Time is money. Here's a Chrome extension that will prevent you from making bad financial decisions. All of us have spent money we shouldn't have on a purchase. Whether as the result of calculation or whim, we've all looked at something we wanted, done some dodgy mental math, and decided it is somehow within our budgets. Show More Summary
Walmart Q3 financial results were a bit better than what analysts were expecting. However, Q4 guidance was a bit weak. Comparable store sales in Walmart's US stores climbed by 0.5% during Q3. Earnings improved to $1.15 per share, which...Show More Summary
Earnings season is almost over. As of Monday morning, about 93% of the S&P 500's combined market cap had reported their third quarter financial results, and on the whole, earnings for the index's members rose 8.5% during the third quarter...Show More Summary