Elizabeth Wynne Johnson
Apr 4, 2012 Today President Obama will sign the STOCK Act -- short for “Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge.” It says Capitol Hill finally has to follow the same insider trading rules as everybody else.
Mar 30, 2012 European finance ministers are meeting in Denmark today. They're reportedly adding $670 billion to their bailout fund. Ministers have been trying to figure out how big of a financial bazooka they need to defend Europe from speculators.
Mar 15, 2012 Yesterday, the SEC brought charges against two money managers who allegedly misled and overcharged investors when selling them Facebook stock, before it officially goes public.
Heidi N. Moore
Feb 27, 2012 Warren Buffett says in his annual letter that Berkshire Hathaway has chosen his successor. Many investors care more about his stock advice.
Feb 23, 2012 The auto industry bailout continues to be a point of controversy among the general population of America, but the view of carmakers has made a bit of a comeback in the last few years.
Feb 21, 2012 As news arrives that Greece will receive a fresh $170 billion from the rest of Europe, we are broadcasting from Michigan this week leading up to that state's primary. On the minds of citizens of Michigan? The big auto bailout of a few years back.
Feb 21, 2012 General Motors' turnaround has been pretty dramatic. It's only been a couple years since the government bailed the company out. That bailout has turned into a major issue in the upcoming Republican primary in Michigan.
Feb 9, 2012 Just ahead of another meeting of European finance ministers in Brussels, Greece announces that they have agreed to the austerity cuts that would allow them to receive a much-needed $173 billion bailout.
Feb 8, 2012 The markets will always have their ups and downs, but Josh Brown of Fusion Analytics thinks the best way to prepare for a long retirement is to keep a little risk in your portfolio, especially as markets are looking up.