Features by Dan Bobkoff
Posted In: Credit Cards, Consumer Protection Act
Using a credit card? Watch out for new 'swipe fees' being passed on from merchants to consumers.
Posted In: Barack Obama
The crises Obama inherited have passed. But to push his new agenda, he’ll have to tackle thorny budget and debt issues constraining the economy.
Posted In: Economy, global recession, Federal Reserve, Timothy Geithner
Newly released transcripts from 2007 show Federal Reserve officials were slow to act as the economy slid into recession.
Posted In: 7-Eleven, fast food
After pulling up stakes in New York years ago, 7-Eleven has returned and is making Manhattan its top priority for rapid expansion
Posted In: JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon, Goldman Sachs, Banks
JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs reported strong profit growth for 2012. But does their success reflect a stronger economy?
Posted In: eyeglasses, glasses, Warby Parker
Warby Parker sells quality glasses for $95, using in-house design and online sales to undercut high price mark ups by big players like Luxottica.
Posted In: AIG, bailout, bank bailout
AIG board mulls whether to join a former CEO in suing the U.S. government for shortchanging shareholders in a $182 billion financial crisis bailout.
Posted In: Bank of America, Banks, foreclosure, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
In a costly day of legal settlements, 10 banks agree to pay $8.5 billion to four million homeowners for mishandling their foreclosures.
Posted In: Google, antitrust, siri
The Federal Trade Commission has decided that Google is not being anti-competitive when it promotes its own services in search results.
Posted In: Food, peanut butter, acquisition
The company best known for canned and deli meats is taking Skippy off the hands of the huge food conglomerate Unilever for a cool $700 million.