Features by Jill Barshay

Reinstated stock rules worry companies

The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq relaxed some of their rules when the financial crisis hit. But those old rules are back, which is making some companies nervous. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

What a patent for podcasts means

VoloMedia has been granted a patent for podcasting. How might this affect podcasters? Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Crime, Science

U.S. Treasury plans to unload debt

The U.S. Treasury wants to unload more than $200 billion of its debt. But who's buying? Jill Barshay reports the biggest investors are still foreign governments.
Posted In: Investing

Number of uninsured will keep rising

A new survey says the number of uninsured people will continue to rise, and the individual insurance market isn't helping. A majority of people recently left to buy their own health insurance skipped out altogether. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Health

How high-frequency trading works

One reason for the success of financial institutions like Goldman Sachs is the emphasis on high-frequency trading. Jill Barshay explores how fast technology can provide a cutting edge in the marketplace.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

States may now go after big banks

A new Supreme Court ruling says states can enforce state-lending laws, even with big banks like Chase or Citibank. Jill Barshay reports.

AMA gives Obama plan bad diagnosis

President Obama is on a health care reform campaign and wants to cut costs. But the American Medical Association wants a second opinion on his proposed plan. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Health

Impact of Ticketmaster's paperless tix

Ticketmaster is trying a new strategy to combat scalpers: paperless tickets. Miley Cyrus fans will be the first to try out the new system. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Why savings rate is at 14-year high

The Commerce Department says the U.S. savings rate soared to its highest level in 14 years. Why? Jill Barshay reports.

Shareholders may not hurt exec pay

New York Senator Charles Schumer is expected to introduce legislation today that would let shareholders vote annually on their bosses' pay. But Jill Barshay reports they tend to side with management anyway.
Posted In: Jobs


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