Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ analysts looked at Senate Banking Chair Richard Shelby’s, R-Ala., new banking reform bill, and in a note to clients explain some of the ramifications. Two weeks..
ST. PAUL—Minnesota representatives responded to avian flu Monday by seeking more money to fight the growing outbreak and giving farmers assistance. On the day that state officials announced that more..
The fact that late North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith left $200 each to about 180 players he’d coached over the years is all over the press. The small payouts..
(Reuters) – Autopaying bills is a no-brainer. You are never late with a payment, and you do not have to spend all that time going through stacks of bills, filling..
President Obama earned a double-barreled rebuke Monday from The Washington Post’s fact-checker, for repeating a faulty claim that the Keystone XL pipeline “bypasses” the U.S. — and for saying it..
For years, the real estate pros have worried over millennial homebuyers like so many doting parents. Will they ever settle down? I hope the housing bust didn’t sour them on..
Another round of negotiations between Greece and the eurozone’s powers-that-be broke down on Thursday. That leaves the two sides with little time to negotiate the terms of further aid to..
A yawning gulf has opened in the world of financial diplomacy. It is not whether to bail out Greece yet again. It is how a Greek finance minister should dress..
IBM Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty will report earnings for the first time since she ditched profit goals inherited from her predecessor. And with shareholders losing patience with the technology..
As a member of the Masterminds group at the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, Lane Walsh is no stranger to getting out and networking with fellow business owners and the..
With their younger son off finishing college and their older one out on his own, Linda and Lee Sussman found their four-bedroom house near downtown Boca Raton, Fla. too quiet…
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Frank Walsh still pays dues to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, but more than four years have passed since his name was called at the union..
(Reuters) – India is pressing rich countries in the Gulf to raise the wages of millions of Indians working there, in a drive that could secure it billions of dollars..
Growing fears about the US economy sparked a global stock market sell-off, with shares in London, Europe and the US falling sharply following poor data from America. The FTSE 100..
You may have heard about the planned PayPal spinoff from eBay. ebay recently announced the plan to split the companies into separate publicly-traded companies next year. But what exactly does..
If you’ve been paying your babysitter or other household worker in cash, you just might be the unassuming neighborhood evader of what’s nicknamed the “nanny tax,” which also applies to..
NEW YORK — A slump in oil prices weighed on the stock market Thursday, pushing the Standard & Poor’s 500 (^GPSC) index to its third straight loss. Stocks had started..
Falling ill on a vacation can bring the fun to a screeching halt. But if it happens while traveling abroad, seeking care can become even more problematic. While Ebola is..
One of the most common questions I hear from self-employed individuals begins with the phrase, “Can I write off…?” I’m often surprised by what follows the question. Sometimes the answer..
In an unusual cross-promotion, China Vanke Co., the country’s largest property developer, is offering discounts of 50,000 to 2 million yuan ($8,125 to $325,000) to homebuyers who spent a similar..