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Firms step up cybersecurity practices as attacks rise

A joint operation between the U.S. and Britain later this month to carry out a simulated cyberattack on Wall Street and London will test the resiliency of the world's financial centers and... To view the full story, click the title link.

MIT Picks Hong Kong For its First Innovation Center

Hong Kong, mostly known for its skyscrapers, financial hub and sky-high property prices, has been picked by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as the place for its first innovation initiative in the world.

New York’s Second Eataly Location Has an Opening Date

Coming soon to the Financial District. Mario Batali & Co.'s Eataly will occupy a 41,000-square-foot space at 4 World Trade Center, as previously announced at an event last April by the company's founder Oscar Farinetti. It appears they're...Show More Summary

Let's Retire Buffett's Jersey Number In Center Field

I'm disinterested in kicking around Warren. After all, his achievement in the financial world as an iron man is comparable with Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig and stretches over 50 years. But, I believe BRK will end up selling at a discount to book value. Its $110 billion equity portfolio [...]

Free Fun Things To Do in Hong Kong

5 ways to have free fun in Hong Kong The vibrant and lively city of Hong Kong is one of the world’s largest financial centers and most entertaining cities. The city is filled with ambitious city dwellers and spectacular skyscrapers. As glamorous as Hong Kong is, you can still visit without emptying your bank account. Show More Summary

One of the world’s largest Apple Stores opening in Dalian, China, this weekend

Apple has announced the grand opening of its latest retail store in China, this one in the city of Dalian, a major port and financial center. The store opens at 9.30am on Saturday 24th October. The store, located in the six-storey Parkland Mall shown above and below, has been a long time coming. It was […]

Jumeirah Frankfurt: A Luxury Urban Hotel Doubles As A Bee Haven

Cue up the jokes now about getting a buzz out of staying at the Jumeirah Frankfurt. The four-year-old hotel lies smack in the middle of one of the world’s great financial centers, yet some 60,000 honey bees check in daily to their apiary up on the 28th-floor rooftop. As world [...]

How to Work (and Play) in Frankfurt

It’s continental Europe’s largest financial center (and home to the world’s biggest book fair and auto show), but a string of new boutiques and standout restaurants are proving Frankfurt’s a lot cooler than you think.

The secrets of Wall Street: slavery, terrorism, and hidden vaults

Wall Street and the surrounding financial district in lower Manhattan are a center of world commerce. But the streets beneath bankers' feet are rich with their own history and secrets. We took a trip downtown to take a look at the secrets...Show More Summary

London overtakes New York as world's top financial center

London moved ahead of New York as the world’s top financial center, boosted by the Prime Minister David Cameron’s decisive election win, according to an index published by Z/Yen... To view the full story, click the title link.

Banks to Settle With Investors in Suit Over Financial Crisis

Large investors had sued 12 of the world’s largest banks for conspiring to unfairly control a derivatives market at the center of the financial crisis.

Let's Roll for a Real Living Wage

On September 11, 2001 I was supposed to be working for Fidelity Investments in the World Financial Center in New York City. That ill-fated day when the World Trade Center Towers fell, my job was lost and my life was saved. The next Sunday my wife Sarah and I attended the morning worship service at The Riverside Church of New York City. Show More Summary

The state of global monetary policy in one big map

Monetary policy around the world has long decoupled. Front and center is the US where the Federal Reserve is preparing to hike rates for the first since June 2006. Since the financial crisis, the Fed has policy loose with rates near-zero in its effort to stimulate growth and inflation. Show More Summary

Intel Continues To Make Up For Tanking PC Market With Data Center Business

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich speaking during a keynote session at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on March 4, 2015. (Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Intel's financials came in stronger than expected for the second quarter this year. The Santa Clara chipmaking giant reported its second quarter revenue at [...]

A critic should not live in the real world. Discuss.

5 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

In an article of sublime unreality, the New York Times music critic Anthony Tommasini responds to comments by a former head of Lincoln Center, accusing him of ignoring financial failure while extolling artistic success. Tommasini sets out his credo in response to the charge: His comments got me thinking about whether critics should take financial […]

The city's shrinking finance sector

Earlier this week, the Partnership for New York City issued a report called "At Risk: New York’s Future as the World Financial Center." It isn’t the first time the Partnership—and... To view the full story, click the title link.

Siena, Italy, Tries to Regain Financial Footing and Its Identity

Monte dei Paschi, the world’s oldest bank, was the center of life in Siena. So when it nearly collapsed, the city was left scrambling to fill the void.

'Brexit' threatens London but don't expect a stampede: City boss

LONDON (Reuters) - A British exit from the European Union would gradually sap the world's financial capital of wealth and power but there would be no stampede of bankers and traders to rival centers, the City of London's policy chief told Reuters.

Watch as One World Trade Center Rises in an 11-Year-Long Timelapse

Screencap via One World Trade Center blooms like a giant coral exoskeleton in the middle of the Financial District in the new video released by EarthCam last week. "Hundreds of thousands of high definition images were captured over the past 11 years and hand-edited for this exclusive time-lapse movie," EarthCam writes in the video's description. Show More Summary

Marcus Lemonis’ ‘The Profit’ Will Feature SJC Drums In 3rd Season Premiere Of CNBC’s Popular Money Show Tonight

Marcus Lemonis’ The Profit premieres for the third season tonight on CNBC. The tv reality show centers around Beirut born Marcus Lemonis and the businesses that he helps to survive financial disaster. CEO of Camping World and Good Sam...Show More Summary

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