Mar 18, 2013 As Cyprus debates a controversial bailout plan to tax savings accounts, here are the five things you need to know about Cyprus, its economy, and why it is important to the global economic recovery.
Mar 15, 2013 European finance ministers are meeting in Brussels today, and at the top of their agenda is Cyprus. The small Mediterranean island nation, which has 850,000 people, is in desperate need of a bailout.
Mar 11, 2013 The Dublin-based online trading platform Intrade ceased all trading activity Sunday, citing “circumstances” that may include financial irregularities. Meanwhile, many academics and journalists who used the site to gauge public sentiment lose a source of data.
Mar 11, 2013 Some in Nebraska are pushing for betting machines of 'historical horse races' at thoroughbred race tracks. The machines allow wagering on the outcomes of past races. Critics say they’re basically slot machines and would constitute expanded gambling.
Mar 11, 2013 Intrade, the online betting site, has shut up shop as it investigates financial irregularities. The Irish based company allowed customers to bet on a wide range of non-sporting events including U.S. elections and the Academy Awards.
Mar 4, 2013 Voters in Switzerland have approved a referendum to curb executive pay. The move comes less than a week after the European Union announced plans to cap banker bonuses.
Feb 28, 2013 EU officials have announced an agreement that would restrict the amount bankers can receive as as bonus.
Mar 22, 2013 As more states consider legalizing online gambling, test your knowledge with our quiz. Plus, what does it take to win online and what should you watch out for? Our wizard of odds provides insight into gambling in the virtual world.
Feb 22, 2013 Online gambling is poised to go interstate, thanks to a fast-tracked bill in Nevada that Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) signed in to law on Thursday.