May 29, 2012
Dewey & LeBoeuf filed for bankruptcy protection last night. In the last half century, large corporate law firms have enjoyed an enormously lucrative run. Although in the last four to five years revenue has flattened out.
May 25, 2012
In the last week, we've heard of a possible Greek exit from the euro, a U.S. debt ceiling showdown, HP layoffs, and a Facebook stock lawsuit. How does this news affect our psyche and what stories should we focus on amid all the turmoil?
May 25, 2012
Some point to the Facebook stock flop as sign of a slowing tech sector. Meanwhile, employment growth for unskilled workers in the U.S. remains stalled.
May 23, 2012
The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office released a study yesterday warning of a U.S. recession if lawmakers let the Bush-era tax cuts expire and enact a round of automatic spending cuts -- allowing for a 'fiscal cliff.'
Apr 30, 2012
Spain has officially slipped back into recession and to make matters worse, Standard & Poor’s has downgraded the credit rating on 11 Spanish banks. That makes it harder for those banks to borrow money.
Apr 18, 2012
Far too many poor people are living in the modern-day equivalent of debtors' prison without a chance of a fresh start. It's wrong -- a terrible state of affairs.
Mar 21, 2012
An investment portfolio owes its comeback to diversification and time.
Mar 2, 2012
A new book explains why the Obama administration didn't go far enough to encourage economic recovery.
Jan 11, 2012
A new study out by Barcalys Capital explores the ongoing connection between the world's tallest buildings, and the world's biggest financial collapses.