Morgan Stanley (MS) beat analyst expectations as the bank logged its strongest fourth-quarter profit since the financial crisis. — MarketWatch When brokers merge—as when TD Ameritrade (AMTD) announced it will buy Scottrade—or when your advisor switches platforms, it can be costly. — Lewis Braham, Barron’s Why bond ETF investors should look to TIPS and bank loan […]
The time you spend on your job search is likely to revolve around searching for companies that can utilize your skills and experience while offering a sound financial foundation for your future. Although these components of a position are important, evaluating the company culture is also a key factor in determining if the job is a good fit for you. Show More Summary
Facebook is planning to open its first startup incubator in Paris, The Financial Times (FT) reports. The incubator will be run out of a new €250 million (£219 million) startup campus called Station F, which is due to be the largest in...Show More Summary
Prominent financial blogger, J Money may be known for his money tips. However, there was once a time where the money maven made a huge financial mistake that led him down an unfortunate road and henthought he had hit rock bottom. AsShow More Summary
Xeni's posted many times about her cancer, what it took to beat it, what helped, and the financial issues at stake. For CNN, she writes that Obamacare saved her life. With Republicans rushing to dismantle the healthcare law, formally...Show More Summary
Europe's tough new data privacy law is so strict that it could kill off startups trying to operate in Europe, according to German software giant SAP in comments reported by The Financial Times. Bernd Leukert, head of products and innovation...Show More Summary
Chinese tech investor Kuang-Chi has invested $30 million (£25 million) in Dorset-based jet engine company Gilo Industries, valuing the firm at $80 million (£67 million), according to The Financial Times. The deal, announced on Monday,...Show More Summary
Summary: Facebook will begin rolling out its fake news filter in Germany, The Financial Times reports, where lawmakers have expressed growing concern over the spread of fabricated news stories and Russian interference ahead of national elections later this year. The social network will begin fact-checking and flagging fake news...
In December, German lawmakers announced plans to introduce a bill that would fine Facebook 500,000 euros (or about $535,000) for not removing fake news posts within 24 hours. On Sunday, the Financial Times reported that the company will be testing its fake news filtering system in—you guessed it—Germany! Read more...
A great opportunity for the Financial Times to talk about “hipsters.”
The Financial Times is reporting that Facebook is to roll out its fake news filter in Germany. The move comes in time for Germany’s federal elections, which are due to take place later this year. German lawmakers are troubled by theShow More Summary
BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, wants the UK's biggest companies to rethink how much they pay their top execs, according to a letter that was first leaked to The Financial Times (FT). In the letter, written by the headShow More Summary
Why do people buy lottery tickets? It's certainly not based on any rational analysis of financial risk or reward. So, why do something that almost never seems to work? Because it actually works every single time. What it works to...
Despite the widespread lender fraud endemic to the foreclosure crisis, nary a Wall Street Big Wig felt the wrath of the criminal justice system. But just in time for Obama’s Third Term, the Feds are giving financiers the business. The NYT credits the hiring of Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, who “created new guidelines for […]
The Dow is flirting with the 20,000 level, but we haven’t seen a breakout above that psychologically important number … yet. This time on Financial Sense, we spoke with Jonathan Krinsky, chief market technician at MKM Partners, about market direction and his four bull...
Staying focused on financial goals during emergencies or impulse decisions can be hard. Check out these ideas to help you cope better next time it happens. The post How to Stay Focused on Your Goals When Disaster or Impulse Strikes appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Financial Times, January 2, 2017: With Donald Trump moving into the White House, Ms Merkel has faced calls to assume the mantle of leader of the western liberal world from Barack Obama. She dismisses the demands as “grotesque and absurd,” but she may not have much choice in the matter. Show More Summary
If you’re trying to get your finances straight and you’re completely intimidated with the work ahead, take it one step at a time. Commit to just fifteen minutes of financial literacy a day. Read more...
Submitted by Michael Shedlock via MishTalk.com, A pair of articles by the Financial Times offers quite the take on disinformation hypocrisy. I suggest the Financial Times look into the mirror if it wants to understand where the problem...Show More Summary
LONDON — The majority of government departments do not know how many EU citizens they employ, according to a report in the Financial Times. 15 out of 19 Whitehall departments, including the Home Office, do not have numbers on EU employment,...Show More Summary