Employees are steadily missing out on annual salary increases that compound over time, as companies exercise financial control by opting for one-off bonuses and other rewards.
Back in 2010 I noticed that PayPal was loading content from paypal.112.2o7.net during connection to the site which was worrying at that time as there was no indication why a secure site would do this. Most financial sites, online banks...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is calling for U.S. Department of Labor hearings on whether banks accused of rigging foreign exchange markets should be allowed to manage retirement accounts, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. Show More Summary
In a new interview with the New York Times Magazine, eccentric financial manager Bill Gross likened his forced departure from global bond company Pimco to divorce. Gross, who founded Pimco, brought up the divorce analogy in response to this question from The Times' Andrew Ross Sorkin: You had a tough 2014. Show More Summary
To help you save time sifting through the 23,000 personal finance books listed on Amazon for your 2015 summer reading list, I asked some leading financial experts to recommend the most amazing in the field and summarize the key takeaways. Some of these will completely change your outlook on finances [...]
The Financial Times asks the right question, and offers several useful answers.A couple of caveats:High-resolution recordings of soon-to-be-pulverized monuments may well be the best one can do in the absence of military action to secure sites or to deter movement of looters and iconoclasts onto sites. Show More Summary
`` Varoufakis denies that the insults in Riga ever took place. Financial Times journalist Peter Spiegel felt the need on May 21, after almost a month, to say that no one attacked Varoufakis in the meeting. But this small detail was distorted...Show More Summary
There was a time when Arsenal seemed to lose a major star every summer. These days, the club are on a more secure financial footing. Having paid off a significant chunk of the debt incurred by moving to the Emirates Stadium, the Gunners are less vulnerable to approaches for their biggest names. Sometimes selling a star makes sense. Show More Summary
Even if Pebble is truly having financial difficulties, the show will go on. The company writes that the first batch of Pebble Time smartwatches will ship to backers on May 27th, and that every backer should receive a shipment tracking number by mid-June. [Pebble] Read more...
Most of the time, I have my financial house in pretty good shape. I follow my well-planned grocery list at the grocery store. I don’t spend much money on stuff I don’t need. I keep us on track with our family’s budget. I don’t spoil my children with expensive stuff or experiences. I save plenty... The post Sometimes appeared first on The Simple Dollar.
While “impressions” are the advertising watchword, they might not be the best way to gauge the effectiveness of online advertising. Now media outlets are clamoring for better metrics, the newest of which is “the amount of time that a visitor is exposed to an advertisement,” according to Matthew Ingram in a recent Fortune story. “The […]
Pebble has updated its Kickstarter page, advising that the first batch of Pebble Time smartwatches will begin shipping on 27th May, and that all orders placed through Kickstarter will ship by mid-June. Great news: the first batch of Pebble Time shipments are scheduled to go out Wednesday, May 27. With things moving along at this rate, […]
May 21 (Reuters) – Many things about China stocks are funny, but probably not right now to investors in Hanergy Thin Film Power Group, Goldin Financial Holdings or Goldin Properties Holdings. The three Hong Kong-listed shares, which had all increased in price several-fold in recent months, tumbled over the past two trading days in spectacular […]
After months of delay, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) finally filed its latest financial reports with the IRS. Which means it’s time to return to a fantasyland where up is down, black is white and money is hidden. It’s...Show More Summary
We've heard this before. But hopefully this time something actually happens. Straight out of the Cannes Market, Screen Daily is reporting that Chinese collective C2M Media Group will "co-develop and co-finance" the sci-fi adaptation of Neuromancer, along with UK sales team GFM Films. Show More Summary
Over at A Wealth of Common Sense, Ben Carlson has a great chart showing us all the times people have said, "This is the top!" since the financial crisis. It has happened a lot. And they have been wrong. As an alternative to asking if...Show More Summary
For the first time, the New York Stock Exchange gets serious competition. China's stock markets will finally open soon, attracting financiers from all over the world to trades they can’t “pass by”, Die Welt reported.
Ben Lawsky is resigning as superintendent of financial services in New York. The New York Times says he plans to open his own firm and lecture at Stanford University. The Post reports that he will consult on digital currencies such as Bitcoin. The move West suggests that Lawsky may want a piece of the action in Silicon Valley. Show More Summary
May 21, 2015 Posted by Jay Livingston The Financial Times wants me to tweet this quote from Martin Wolf, “widely considered to be one of the world's most influential writers on economics” (Wikipedia). I admit, there is tweet temptation. Show More Summary
Links to the best reading in funds investing: Eaton Vance’s (EV) exchange-traded managed funds (ETMF) are the “biggest innovation for the investment industry since the ETF 25 years ago” — John Authers, Financial Times ($$) A torrent earlier this year, flows into currency-hedged exchange-traded funds including the WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity (HEDJ) have slowed to a [...]