As a parent, you’re the biggest influence on the way your kids will manage money, but talking to them about personal finances can be tough. With April being Financial Literacy Month — it’s a perfect time to begin the conversation! Get started with our infographic on teachable moments for children of all ages. Click on “Launch [...]
Although flaring concerns over a potential Greek exit from the eurozone are weighing on financial markets, the biggest factor driving stocks remains the timing of an expected Federal Reserve move to raise interest rate hikes. CBS MoneyWatch Anthony Mirhaydari explains.
This week, Travelzoo is hiring a head of sales for hotels, while CafeMom needs a content lab editor. Financial Times is seeking an account director for agency sales, and Rubenstein Public Relations is on the hunt for a senior writer....Show More Summary
On April 17, 1989 CNBC went on the air. At the time, there was a more established all-business channel called the Financial News Network. But in 1991, FNN ran into financial troubles and CNBC acquired it for $154 million, creating a merger of the two networks. Show More Summary
Former congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) made a name for himself as a wit, wordsmith and frequent dealmaker during three-plus decades in Congress. As chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, he also played a powerful role in shaping the government's response to the financial crisis. Frank, who retired from Congress two years ago now, spoke with The […]
The good folk at Balls.ie hosted a fantastic sports data discussion in Dublin recently, with Financial Times football writer Simon Kuper invited as the guest speaker. The author of Football Against The Enemy and many other top football titles is regarded as one of the most influential thinkers on the beautiful game, and at this […]
Ben Bernanke arguing before the financial crisis that there was no problem in the housing market. Time to ring the cash register. Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke is set to begin working for the hedge fund Citadel Investment Group as a senior adviser. Bernanke will meet with potential investors and work with traders [...]
The Internet.org initiative spearheaded by Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg with the aim of connecting the world has run into some roadblocks in India. Financial Times reported that Internet.org’s partners in India are beginning...Show More Summary
More bad news for Greece. According to the Financial Times, German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Wednesday evening that "n obody expects that there will be a solution" to Greece's bailout drama by the next Eurogroup meeting...Show More Summary
If sacrificing square footage at home could buy you more financial freedom and personal time, would you consider downsizing? For designer Vina Lustado, the answer was a resounding yes! With a $40,000 budget and a year to plan, she created a 140-square-foot mobile home that gave her just that. Show More Summary
When it comes to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), who announced his presidential campaign this week, over and over the press' to-go description is "charismatic." That adjective has been making the rounds in the Financial Times, Vox, NPR, and the Los Angeles Times, among others. Show More Summary
In the United States, April is Financial Literacy Month. Whether or not you live in the States, it’s a good time to review your own financial practices — and consider the type of financial education your children receive. When it comes to kids and money, there is no replacement for the allowance debate. Show More Summary
Morgan Stanley is trying to sell its merchant oil trading business. Trading house Castleton Commodities International has offered $1 billion for it, according to the Financial Times, which cites a person familiar with the matter. Castleton...Show More Summary
British prime minister David Cameron “offered a glimpse of the ‘good life’ after five years of economic pain, at Tuesday’s launch of a Conservative manifesto that saw the prime minister break with austerity,” the Financial Times reports. “With Conservatives and [...]
Germany is working on a plan to keep Greece in the eurozone if the country defaults on its debt, according to weekly newspaper Die Zeit. The Financial Times reported on Monday evening that Greece is already making its own plans for a...Show More Summary
Google to be served with a formal charge sheet, sources told the 'Financial Times.'
'Lower than expected' sales kept Chipzilla's revenue flat Intel announced its earnings based on its new financial reporting structure for the first time on Tuesday, but despite having lumped its ailing Mobile & Communications unit in with its PC Client business, there was no hiding that the three months ended on March 28 were a tough quarter for Chipzilla.…
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Google will be served with a formal charge sheet, two people told the Financial Times.
Google’s “Don’t Be Evil” credo is about to take a major publicity hit. The Financial Times is reporting that the European Union on Wednesday will formally accuse Google of abusing its power as the world’s most used search engine. Specifically,...Show More Summary