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No noon meetings: Citigroup tries to address burnout

Oct 20, 2021
Along with protecting the lunch hour, the bank also suggested meetings should be no more than 45 minutes.
Bloomberg reports that Citigroup told staff to reduce meeting times and avoid lunchtime meetings.
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How the birth of the index fund revolutionized the investing world

Oct 12, 2021
In his new book, journalist Robin Wigglesworth looks at the cast of characters who kickstarted the index fund and how it's grown into the trillion-dollar business it is today.
In an excerpt from his new book, "Trillions: How a Band of Wall Street Renegades Invented the Index Fund and Changed Finance Forever," journalist Robin Wigglesworth tracks the growth of the index fund from invention through to today.
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A new company is trying to get between your bank and your financial apps

May 16, 2019
Fidelity's parent company is trying to give customers a little more control over what data the apps can retrieve.
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Which economic stats matter most?

Jul 9, 2018
Our listener asks which economic statistics are the best predictors of future economic performance.
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The best personal finance books for recent college grads

May 18, 2018
Marketplace contributor Chris Farrell shares some of his recommendations.
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Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis explains how the debt crisis was a Greek tragedy

Nov 3, 2017
"When you treat one European people as expendable and as collateral damage in a kind of war, a dirty war...you're condemning Europe to constant fragmentation and disintegration at the economic, financial and moral level."
Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis speaks at the official launch of the Democracy in Europe Movement 2025.
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The plot thickens around the Fed's "dot plot"

Sep 18, 2017
The Fed's graph of members' interest rates projections for times a year is a closely watched indicator on Wall Street

New Yorkers want to know: What’s your cybersecurity plan?

Aug 29, 2017
There are some new regulations going into effect for financial institutions licensed by the state of New York this week. That’s for some banks, big insurance companies and all kinds of financial firms. The rules are about cybersecurity, specifically. They require companies to hire a chief information security officer, to report data breaches within 72 […]