finance

The drama behind mergers and acquisitions

Oct 14, 2013
You may think mergers and acquisitions are dry, but a new book spells out the gritty drama behind the scenes.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, Books, finance

Britain wants to be hub for Sharia banking

Jul 18, 2013
Britain's government is trying to make the country a major world hub for financial transactions that conform to Islamic principles. Islamic banking and finance are a fast growing area.
Posted In: Islam, finance, United Kingdom (U.K.)

As one financial center grows, another shrinks?

Aug 17, 2012
A new report out from Bloomberg this morning shows that hiring in the London financial services industry is down, while at the same time it is picking up in New York.
Posted In: finance, mid-day extra

Let's get physical. Oops, I mean financial!

Jun 25, 2012
Americans are more likely to rate themselves physically fit than financially healthy, a recent survey finds. Whip your finances back into shape with expert advice.
Posted In: Money Matters, finance, Health, consumer behavior

Sheila Bair on new watchdog group, Systemic Risk Council

Jun 6, 2012
The former chairwoman of the FDIC talks about her new financial watchdog group, the Systemic Risk Council, and the state of the global financial industry.
Posted In: Systemic Risk Council, Sheila Bair, finance

'Education is the most important thing'

Jan 27, 2012
Credit union officer Niki Wong discusses how many Asian American households handle their personal finances.
Posted In: Asian-american, family, Money, finance, gold, Banks, kids, Education

Here's an incentive to return people's calls

Mar 8, 2011
This final note today, in which we learn once again the rich really are different. A consulting firm called The Spectrem Group did a survey of...
Posted In: finance