In a speech Friday, President Trump reaffirmed his abhorrence of U.S. trade agreements, especially “these big quagmire deals that are a disaster.” And the Financial Times reported Monday that his administration was debating a new strategy — leveling unilateral U.S. trade sanctions against China and other trading partners, and bypassing the World Trade Organization (WTO) […]
President Donald Trump’s administration plans to take steps to evade World Trade Organization guidelines for international disputes in an attempt to impose unilateral trade sanctions on China, among other nations, the Financial Times reported Monday. Administration officials have requested...
The European Union is planning to get tough on the standards of financial equivalence, potentially dealing a big blow to the City of London's hopes post-Brexit. According to a report from the Financial Times, which cites a European Commission...Show More Summary
Norman: The Moderate and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer stars Richard Gere who is a small time fixer of problems and creator of financial schemes who cashes in a favor owed from a now-prominent politician in hopes of reversing his luck. Norman will be in theaters on April 17th. Norman Oppenheimer (Richard Gere) lives … Continue reading Fast Talker Trailer: Norman! ?
Dear Mr. Dad: My parents never talked with me and my siblings about money, but I’m feeling the need to give my kids—ages 4 and 7—a better financial education than I got. When’s the right time to start? A: What is it about money thatShow More Summary
The “Financial Times” has reported that the heads of Britain’s two largest broadband companies have written to Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond arguing that the business rates regime is “not fit for purpose.” BT and Virgin Media say that they are facing an increased bill of £1.3 billion over the next five years as […]
Posted yesterday at the Financial Times is a lunch convo with Claudia Rankine. Neil Munshi goes into detail about his exquisite conversation with Rankine over a delectable farm to table lunch at ABC Kitchen. Since we’ve just passed the Grammys and we’re heading into the Oscars this weekend, we’ll serve a sampling of Rankine’s thoughts […]
It's a time of great uncertainty for leading residential solar installers. But there are positive signs with energy companies serving a different part of the residential sector: PACE. Renew Financial, one of the largest purveyers ofShow More Summary
Submitted by Chris Martenson via PeakProsperity.com, It's impossible to predict with certainty how much more insane our financial markets will get before an inevitable correction. But my personal bet is: A lot! For my reasons why, take a few minutes to watch the chapter on bubbles below from The Crash Course. Show More Summary
It’s 75 degrees in south eastern PA in February, I just walked out the door for the last time at both of my jobs that put me in a financially stable place to actually pursue my thru-hike, and I think I saw a few pigs flying around. Five years of day dreaming and I am now two weeks away from standing on Springer Mountain. Show More Summary
WPP CEO Martin Sorrell momentarily found himself on both sides of Kraft Heinz's takeover bid of Unilever, according to a report from the Financial Times. The public relations company Finsbury, acquired by WPP in 2001, was hired by Kraft Heinz to advise it on the takeover bid. Show More Summary
The Financial Times had the time to look into Ted Malloch's claims about Ted Malloch.
Oxford University has distanced itself from Ted Malloch, “the political scientist who wants to be Donald Trump’s ambassador in Brussels, accusing him of falsely claiming to be a fellow at two of its colleges,” the Financial Times reports. “This week [...]
I applaud the "Straight Black Movement" for working to expose the forces that this blog has called out for a long time as "Molesters Of The Black Community Consciousness Nucleus".While the founders of "#Black Lives Matter" PRAISE Bayard...Show More Summary
After reading what is essentially Fake News about Bitcoin from Financial Times, London Business School and Credit Suisse, I have created an easy to understand metric that allows anyone to compare the risks and rewards of Bitcoin to basically...Show More Summary
“31 Days to Financial Independence” is an ongoing series that appears every Thursday on The Simple Dollar. You might want to start this series from the beginning! Last time, we took a deep look at tactics that a person might use when handling a personal crisis. Show More Summary
Dear Lovehacker, I'm juggling study with part time retail work and my partner is studying on government benefits. She has found her career calling, but it requires significant financial investment for several years before any hope of income. What should I do? More »
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4:00 p.m. U.S. stocks are ending mostly lower, led by drops in energy companies which fell along with the price … Click to Continue »
The Financial Times reports: The UK will have its own version of the US Magnitsky Act, with measures allowing the government to freeze the assets of human rights violators from anywhere in the world. A vote by MPs to approve the powers is a breakthrough for a group campaigning for the memory of Sergei Magnitsky, […]
Time magazine's Olivia B. Waxman had the scoop in late January. Wonton Food Inc.'s chief financial officer and chief fortune writer, David Lau, was ceding the latter title to James Wong, a 41-year-old nephew of the company's founder. This week, Wong has spoken to Canadian radio news magazine As It Happens. When asked by host...