Joseph Tanfani, Los Angeles Times: [A]s he considers a run for president in 2016, [Jeb] Bush has begun to unwind some of his financial affairs, apparently to avoid the kind of criticism that hobbled fellow Republican Mitt Romney in his unsuccessful bid for the White House in 2012.... Show More Summary
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
December is an opportune time to set ourselves up for a healthier New Year. And for many of us, that means making smarter money decisions. In fact, Americans' top financial resolution for 2015 is to save more, according to a recent Fidelity poll. Show More Summary
Alex Sion is President of Moven, an app and debit card that provides real-time behavioral feedback and instant receipts. While there is much talk of how to manage the financial stressors of running a startup, the time rarely is taken to address the toll it specifically takes on one’s personal finances. Show More Summary
Mina De La O This is the time of year when predictions are made for 2015. Most of them are nonsense. The self-styled "experts" supplying these predictions have no accountability for their accuracy. Nevertheless, some gullible investors...Show More Summary
The dude in my life is going through a rough time — career-wise, financially, etc. — and I think it’s starting to impact his sense of, like, manliness. I’m a super nurturing person and I really want to encourage him to keep at it and basically tell him I’m proud of him, but I know [...]
When this article appears on The Simple Dollar for the first time, many readers will be celebrating Christmas morning, hopefully surrounded by family and friends. I hope to be doing the same exact thing with my own family. For me, the Christmas season is also a time for reflection. Show More Summary
Gov. Jerry Brown withdrew a Christmas Eve pardon Wednesday after learning from the Los Angeles Times that he was granting clemency to a man recently disciplined by financial regulators.
Gov. Jerry Brown has withdrawn a pardon he issued Wednesday after learning from the Los Angeles Times that he was granting clemency to a man recently disciplined by financial regulators.
Here’s the Washington Post with analysis of the Detroit Pistons decision to waive Josh Smith, which might help chemistry but hurts financially for a long time: With the considerable problems he inherited by taking over a franchise with years of disillusionment and a roster of mismatched talents, Stan Van Gundy is not responsible for most of the hot [...]
Biotech Lucy Hornby reported yesterday at The Financial Times Online that, “In a speech a year ago, Xi Jinping backed China’s development of genetically modified crops as a means of strengthening food security. But even he hedged a little, warning: ‘Be bold in research, careful in promotion.’ “China’s pro-GM camp is now counting on the president’s […]
(Reuters) - Top European truckmakers operated a cartel for 14 years to delay the progress of emissions-reducing technology, the Financial Times reported, citing leaked documents in a European Commission investigation. The newspaper said...Show More Summary
Aleeah and Ali Simms have grown up in the spotlight on reality television. As a result, they have benefited financially from their time on MTV. However, there are new rumors circulating that their mother, Leah Messer-Calvert, nearly drained Ali’s bank account. Show More Summary
Is generosity in your best interest? Giving away your time and money makes you happier, more financially responsible, and can even help you get a job. All you need to do is get started. Christmas is the season of giving, and a New Year is when people promise to become better in the year to come. Show More Summary
Exercise is important, right? It makes us happier, healthier, and (if you're anything like me) takes everyday stress down to a manageable level. But it can also take quite a bit of time. (See also: 10 Financial Moves You Can Make During Your Commute) Wouldn't it be better if you could multitask...
There are two lessons everybody eventually learns this time of year: Santa isn't real, and you can't trust Russian banks that run ads with Bruce Willis saying "When I need money, I just take it." The latest news is that Trust Bank, Russia's 32nd-largest by assets, is getting a 30 billion ruble, or $531 million, […]
The pricing mechanism for exchange-traded funds is garnering attention from regulators at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, according to the Financial Times. Tracy Alloway reports that the New York Fed, which wields authority as Wall Street’s top regulator, is asking tough questions about the potential for ETF prices to veer sharply from the [...]
Links to the best reading in fund investing The NY Fed is probing Wall Street’s “authorized participants” over potential divergences between prices for exchange-traded funds and the assets ETFs track — Tracy Alloway, Financial Times Energy ETFs saw big flows last week — investors see falling knife worth catching? – Cinthia Murphy, ETF.com Meredith Whitney‘s [...]
Shocking…NOT! Islamic State extremists in Syria have executed some 100 foreign volunteers who tried to leave the city of Raqqa, the hardline group’s de facto capital, Britain’s Financial Times reported
After the financial crisis, Washington vowed to never again let Wall Street "write the rule book for itself," said Edward Luce at the Financial Times. How quaint that promise seems today. Four years after lawmakers passed the Dodd-Frank financial reform act, Wall Street is busy "arm-twisting Congress" to roll back some of the law's toughest rules. Show More Summary