Fiscal Times: Shrinking Law Schools Face Financial Devastation, by Jonathan Beer: The depressing state of the legal job market has caused applications to law schools to decline precipitously, resulting in a shortage of attorneys providing services to low-income clients and a glut of attorneys elsewhere. The situation will improve in...
Is there no physician for the sin-sick soul? I’ll never forget the first time I sat down with a nurse’s aide who was struggling financially, confident that with some commonsense “belt-tightening,” I could get her budget back on track. Just … Continue reading ?
Don’t expect Warren Buffett to be buying Bitcoins any time soon. The financial wizard was crystal-clear Friday about his feelings toward the virtual currency. “Stay away from it,” he told CNBC on Squawk Box. “It’s a mirage, basically.” Part …
Yesterday we had a post, based on a Financial Times story that suggested YouTube had somehow given the UK government "special" powers to censor videos they don't like. After digging deeper into this issue, it appears that the Financial...Show More Summary
For too long, the world has turned a blind eye to the very real financial needs of young people, including the need to be able to save money in a secure yet accessible way. Most of the time, young people save their money informally. They rely on secret places like piggy banks and shoeboxes. Show More Summary
It's a good time to be in the luxury car business. In Volkswagen Group's financial report for the 2013 fiscal year, it is revealed that that Porsche enjoyed an operating margin of 18 percent. That means the Stuttgart brand made on average about $23,200 per car sold, according to BusinessWeek. Show More Summary
Submitted by Simon Black of Sovereign Man blog, One of the key lessons we can take away from history is that the global financial system changes… frequently.  In ancient times, Roman coins were used across the region by Romans and non-Romans alike who engaged in trade and commerce. Show More Summary
FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. 'In Or Out' Isn't An Investment Strategy Its Gambling With Time (Charles Schwab) After the amazing year the S&P 500 had last year, many investors worried that they had missed out one of the best bull runs. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, Vanessa Friedman announced her departure from the Financial Times and her new gig as fashion director and chief fashion critic at the New York Times. She might have landed one of the most respected jobs in fashion journalism, but it comes with more than one set of challenges,... More »
Which major economy is most likely to disappoint expectations this year, and perhaps even cause a financial crisis big enough to break the momentum of global economic recovery? Japan.
Wall Street bonuses are increasing again “GREED is good!” boomed Michael Douglas in the 1987 film “Wall Street.” Though an anthem of the perceived excesses of the time, the bonuses then forked out to financiers were relatively meager: $32,000 on average. Show More Summary
ByDoctoRx: Background: Blogging in 2011, I wrote an article a month or two before that summer's global financial near-meltdown. It was titled, Important Battle at $4 Copper. Over this past weekend, had I had more time, I was planning an article titled, "Important Battle at $3 Copper." LOL, events beat me to the punch. Show More Summary
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the watchdog agency conceived of and established by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) in the wake of the financial crisis, had a hard time getting on its feet. The GOP tried everything it could to hobble the bureau, but to no avail. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Barclays is planning to axe thousands of jobs in a radical shakeup of its investment banking division and may replace the European and U.S. heads of the unit, the Financial Times reported, citing sources.
The Financial Times is reporting that Barclays is planning cuts thousands of investment banking jobs. According to the FT, the cuts will come as part of an overhaul of the firm's investment bank. The FT is calling it a "radical overhaul." That...Show More Summary
With the effects of yesterday’s explosion mainly behind Metro-North, time for some financial news. The MTA has announced that its new hi-def screens that were recently installed will bring in added revenue: Novel forms of advertising continue to be introduced in the subway as part of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) efforts to increase revenue […]
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding is "95 percent certain" to choose New York as the venue for its initial public offering, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources close to the deal.
Vanessa Friedman, the fashion editor of The Financial Times, will lead global fashion coverage on all publishing platforms.
Start Time: 16:33 End Time: 17:19 StemCells, Inc. (STEM) Q4 2013 Earnings Conference Call March 12, 2014 4:30 PM ET Executives Gregory T. Schiffman – Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Martin M. McGlynn – President, Chief Executive Officer and Director Stephen Huhn – Vice President, Head of the CNS Program Analysts Keay T. Show More Summary
It is fiscal year 2015 budget season for the City of New York and time for all of us to make the case for arts and culture funding. The year began with the release of a Financial Plan, Fiscal Years 2014-2018, which includes a $149 million...Show More Summary