So, here’s the deal. While I love doing car reviews—and I fancy that people enjoy reading them—doing them is a bit of a burden. It’s a burden either financially, because I have to rent the car for a few days, or in time and effort as I have to acquire them by…other means. What I […]
Model Jason Anthony is quite the debonaire vision as he graces the pages of Financial Times. The model is styled by Mitchell Belk for a striking fashion editorial with a professional style stance. Wearing sharp fall suiting, Jason’sShow More Summary
State Street Global Advisors on Thursday added to its popular suite of U.S. sector stock exchange-traded funds for the first time in 17 years. State Street (STT), the third-largest provider of ETFs, beefed up its offerings ahead of index changes that will carve out most real estate investment trusts into an 11th stand-alone sector in […]
(October 8, 2015 10:26 AM, by Scott Sumner) Giles Wilkes directed me to an interesting Financial Times article on the strong dollar: In its April forecast for the global economy, IMF statistics suggested that global gross domestic product in nominal US dollar terms would hit $74.5tn this year,... (0 COMMENTS)
Credit Suisse is planning to tap investors for as much as SFR5 billion ($5.2 billion) through the sale of new shares, according to a report in the Financial Times. Tidjane Thiam, the bank's new CEO, will launch the capital raising on October 21 when he unveils a new strategy. Show More Summary
Jony Ive's opinion of the new Steve Jobs movie — it's "ridiculous" and "sad," and has "hijacked" the legacy of his late friend and colleague, he told The Financial Times — is part of an interesting pattern. For the past six months,Show More Summary
Diesel carmakers in Europe could have at least two extra years to comply with proposed new EU emissions tests, as regulators look to deal with the fallout from the Volkswagen scandal. As reported by the Financial Times, the changes, which were proposed this week at a meeting in Brussels, would give manufacturers until late 2019 to […]
One personal finance writer says encouraging kids to believe in financial myths inhibits a deeper understanding of money
Today's Economic History: Don Morgan and James Narron: [Crisis Chronicles: The Panic of 1825 and the Most Fantastic Financial Swindle of All Time](http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2015/04/crisis-chronicles-the-panic-of-1825-and-the-most-fantastic-financial-swindle-of-all-time-.html#.VSkSNkKBNB2):...Show More Summary
Teresa Giudice and Joe Giudice were sentenced to jail time in October 2014 after pleading guilty to 41 counts of financial fraud, and now Joe is opening up about what transpired and how it feels to be at home with their four girls while his wife has been behind bars for almost a year now.
In the Financial Times Tolu Ogunlesi writes about A new chapter in Nigeria's literature, describing a literary scene both vibrant and chaotic, where even success is problematic -- as well as relative ("publishers consider a book that...Show More Summary
Tim Harford, the Financial Times's Undercover Economist, writes about the Happy Birthday to You court case, which finally settled the question of whether the familiar birthday song was still in copyright (it isn't) and uses that as a springboard to ask the question: how long should copyright last? (more…)
The global economy is coming on seven years since the last major financial crisis, and at least one investor believes that means it's time to prepare for a downturn. "Recessions follow expansions like nights follow day," said Ruchir Sharma, head of emerging markets and global macro, Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Show More Summary
Over the course of the last decade, I’ve seen my perspective on financial issues change radically many times. I started off as a person who spent money freely without any consideration for the future. That gave way to a person who was very careful with money and about his own future. From there, things grew... The post The Ten Bulls Revisited appeared first on The Simple Dollar.
To the editor: Pacifica Radio's KPFK is a very important voice in these times, and I'm hopeful it can get past its current problems. (“The perils of public radio KPFK,” Opinion, Sept. 24)If “listener financial support... is dwindling because of relentless fund-raising,” why don't they find a progressive...
In July, Turkey and Jordan agreed to cooperate with the U.S. to set up and enforce aerial safe zones to protect civilians and rebels in the north and south of Syria. But the Financial Times suggested yesterday that Russia’s new air campaign in Syria has effectively scuttled that plan. Show More Summary
When stocks absolutely and completely have to go up, there is only one thing for it: the spurious headline from Nikkei (aka the new owner of the Financial Times). It is 2am in Japan but still, after Thursday's headline that: BOJ IS SAID...Show More Summary
American Apparel has ended its downward financial spiral for the time being by filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection only two months after warning that it lacked the money to stay afloat. The filing is a major setback to its controversial CEO Dov Charney, who had been accused of sexual harassment by former employees and the company. Show More Summary
In the coming weeks, corporate America will be announcing their Q3 financial results, a nd analysts expect it to be ugly. "US [earnings per share] growth has been very disappointing this year, with Q3 earnings likely to decline (yoy) for the second quarter in a row," Societe Generale's Patrick Legland said on Monday. Show More Summary
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