Are investors bailing on so-called alternative funds at precisely the wrong time? Financial Times' Attracta Mooney notes that 20 alt mutual funds have closed in 2015. At the same time, the 10 alternative mutual funds with the largest outflows in 2015 all had negative returns through October. Show More Summary
This guy’s anti-piracy movie has to be viewed 200,000 times or he’s going to get sued by some of the biggest media companies in Europe. A 30-year-old man identified only Jakub F lost […]
During this holiday season, it's natural to think about giving. Multitudes of churches and ministries wisely seize the moment. "It's the most wonderful time of the year …" so it's an opportune time to encourage people to be generous with end-of-year giving.
The unemployment rate in Japan fell to 3.1 percent – the lowest level since 1995, in October, The Financial Times reports.
The holidays are supposed to be a time of celebration. Yet according to a survey by Experian, many Americans are concerned about the financial stresses of buying gifts and increasing debt at this time of year. The survey found that when it comes to finances: 60% of respondents said holiday shopping is [...]
So as David has noted there was another poll today. In fact there are no changes outside the margin of error from the last Irish Times Ipsos/MRBI poll in September. So I’m less inclined to follow his route one lead in my own analysis. The numbers are as follows: Fine Gael (30 +2); Sinn Fein more...
While it's often easy to be mentally strong when life is going well, your true strength becomes apparent through adversity. The loss of a loved one, a health problem, relationship issues, and financial troubles are just a few of theShow More Summary
As most of us prepare to gather with family, sharing meals and good times, we as a nation should look at how we value families and support the efforts made within families to provide for future generations. With limited financial assets, low-income communities have long relied on social and family resources to provide stability for children. Show More Summary
Getty Images Marriage is amazing.That is, if all goes well. And many times, it doesn't.There are many issues married couples must deal with that singles don't experience -- and they aren't simple issues to solve, either.Think about it. Show More Summary
Thanksgiving Day in big cities and across rural America is so much more than sitting down with family and friends and enjoying turkey and all the side dishes and dessert choices. It is also a time of reflection, a moment in time to appreciate who we are, our circle of support, our sense of freedom, independence, and strength in our diversity. Show More Summary
Germany's biggest insurer, Allianz is partnering with Baidu, often dubbed the "Chinese Google" to launch an online insurance company in China, the Financial Times reports. Allianz will join up with China's biggest search engine and investment...Show More Summary
I'm Davan Maharaj, editor of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. Subscribe to the newsletter TOP STORIES Side Effects Include ? Lower corporate taxes. More "financial flexibility" to invest in R&D and manufacturing. Fears of higher drug prices for consumers....
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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.... There was a mystical knightly order thoroughly trained to guard justice and peace in the universe. They called themselves Jedi. Today, I’m going to teach you how to master your finances – like a Jedi. Worry do not, smart you are. Prevail […]
This winter, comedy director Adam McKay (Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Step Brothers) takes the leap to a different genre by directing the financial crisis drama The Big Short. Based on Michael Lewis‘ book of the same name,Show More Summary
Paul Krugman, New York Times: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders had an argument about financial regulation during Tuesday's debate -- but it wasn't about whether to crack down on banks. Instead, it was about whose plan was tougher.Show More Summary
It is the best of times and the worst of times for struggling Swedish automaker Saab. Ongoing financial problems have led to a supplier boycott of Saab’s headquarters plant in Trollhattan – a major disappointment considering the maker is in the midst of launching the broadest product offensive in its six-decade history. For the moment, […]
Alamy"Everyone faces financial challenges at different points in life. The older you get, the less wiggle room you have..." By Kimberly Palmer Our money needs -- and demands -- are constantly shifting as we age. By the time we reachShow More Summary
Deutsche Bank is considering scrapping traditional passwords in favour of thumbprint technology, facial recognition, and smart tech that knows how you hold a phone. The Financial Times reports that the bank is looking at replacing passwords...Show More Summary
The sales of The Financial Times and The Economist for about $2 billion cumulatively raise questions about whether the deals will pay off financially for the buyers.