UK's security chiefs write letters to the chairmen of FTSE 350 companies to survey them on how well they handle cyber security issues
First Commonwealth Financial ( FCF ) Q2 2013 Earnings Conference Call July 24, 2013 2:00 PM ET Executives Rich Stimel - VP, Corporate Communications Mike Price - President and CEO Bob Rout - EVP and CFO Bob Emmerich – EVP and CCO Analysts Bob Ramsey - FBR Collyn Gilbert - KBW Matthew Breese…
Prologis Inc ( PLD ) Q2 2013 Earnings Call July 24, 2013 12:00 pm ET Executives Tracy A. Ward - Senior Vice President of IR & Corporate Communications Hamid R. Moghadam - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Committee Thomas S. Olinger - Chief Financial Officer Michael S.…
Unitil Corporation ( UTL ) Q2 2013 Results Earnings Call July 24, 2013 2:00 PM ET Executives David Chong - Director, Finance Bob Schoenberger - Chairman, President and CEO Mark Collin - Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer Tom Meissner - Senior Vice President and COO Larry Bach - Chief…
Flagstar Bancorp Inc ( FBC ) Q2 2013 Earnings Call July 24, 2013 11:00 AM ET Executives Paul Borja – EVP and CFO Sandro DiNello – President and CEO Lee Smith – COO Matthew Kerin – EVP, Managing Director, Mortgage Banking and Warehouse Mike Flynn – General Counsel Analysts Paul…
Earlier today, the IRS published Revenue Procedure 2013-29, which expands the opportunity for accrual basis businesses that receive advance payments to defer the income related to those payments. This is one you should care about, particularly if you or your clients receive advance payments in…
Shares in Facebook leap as it beats earnings expectations with stronger than expected mobile ad sales in the second quarter.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc delivered strong evidence it can thrive on smartphones and tablets on Wednesday, reporting a much better-than-anticipated surge in mobile advertising revenue in the second quarter that ignited a 20 percent share rally.
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI) CEO Discusses Q2 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust ( PEI ) Q2 2013 Earnings Conference Call July 24, 2013 11:00 ET Executives Heather Crowell - Vice President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations Joe Coradino - Chief Executive Officer Bob McCadden - Chief Financial Officer Analysts Ki Bin…
DICE HOLDINGS, INC. ( DHX ) Q2 2013 Earnings Call July 24, 2013 8:30 am ET Executives Jennifer Bewley - Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications Scot W. Melland - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Michael P. Durney - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice…
Chromecast involves new technology protocol for using any tablet, smartphone or other device to stream content over a home WiFi network to the TV
IBERIABANK Corporation ( IBKC ) Q2 2013 Earnings Conference Call July 24, 2013 9:00 AM ET Executives John R. Davis - Senior EVP Daryl G. Byrd - President and CEO Anthony J. Restel - SVP, CFO and Treasurer J. Randolph Bryan - EVP and CRO Michael J. Brown - Vice Chairman and COO Jefferson G. Parker…
(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp said on Wednesday that its board added two directors, Clayton Rose and Pierre de Weck, effective immediately.
Adding directors with financial experience is part of trend among top US banks and comes amid pressure for boards to have more knowledge of industry
Capital Bank Financial Corp ( CBF ) Q2 2013 Earnings Conference Call July 24, 2013, 10:00 AM ET Executives Ken Posner – Chief, Investment Analytics and Investor Relations Executive Gene Taylor – Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Chris Marshall – Chief Financial Officer Bruce Singletary –…
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three former UBS AG bankers were sentenced to prison on Wednesday for deceiving U.S. municipalities by rigging bids to invest municipal bond proceeds, with the longest sentence at 27 months, a fraction of what prosecutors had sought.
By Michael Vellucci : Business Overview: In May 2013, Emerge Energy Services ( EMES ) had an initial public offering of $127mm. The company supplies sand to oil and gas drillers for blasting through rocks in the hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") process. Emerge qualifies as an MLP,…
By PropThink: By Ivan Deryugin Since making its market debut in March, shares of Enanta Pharmaceuticals ( ENTA ) have remained virtually flat, excluding a post-IPO pop (shares closed at $17.18 on March 21, its first day of trading, and at $17.20 on July 23). We don't believe this will be the…
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Spirit Aerosystems , a major supplier to Boeing , Airbus and other aircraft makers, is expected to lay off about 300 people on Thursday, a union leader said.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors are continuing to look for ways to build a criminal case against billionaire trader Steven A. Cohen at the same time as they prepare to announce criminal charges against his hedge fund on Thursday, people familiar with the investigation said.
Linear Technology Corporation (LLTC) Management Discusses Q4 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Linear Technology Corporation ( LLTC ) Q4 2013 Earnings Call July 24, 2013 11:30 am ET Executives Paul Coghlan - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President of Finance and Secretary Lothar Maier - Chief Executive Officer and Director Robert H. Swanson - Co-Founder and…
By YCharts : By Amy Merrick There are those who spend their sunny summer days indoor, staring at a computer screen. And then there are the girls in bikinis and board shorts, the boys in baggy pants and Vans, who are at the beach or the skate park-or at least dressed as if they could be there. Zumiez…
Gentex Corporation ( GNTX ) Q2 2013 Earnings Call July 24, 2013 10:30 am ET Executives Mark Newton - Senior Vice President and Director Steven R. Downing - Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance Kevin Nash - Chief Accounting Officer Analysts John Murphy - BofA Merrill Lynch,…
By StreetAuthority : By Joseph Hogue A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. If the two market crashes since the turn of the century have taught us one thing, it is that this proverb is extremely relevant to investing. Investors relying only to future growth in stock prices for their returns…
By Stephen Simpson, CFA : I've had a love/hate relationship with Spectranetics ( SPNC ) for more than 15 years now. I've always loved the potential of the company's laser ablation products in markets like pacemaker/ICD lead removal and peripheral atherectomy, but I've hated the…
By Tim Plaehn : As I research some of the fast dividend growth MLP stocks, I am often struck by how quickly these companies grew during their first few years of existence, before the readily available growth opportunities had been exploited and continued growth gets tougher. The IPO of Phillips 66…
By Tom Lydon : Some income investors are finding value in high-yield corporate bond ETFs after the funds sold off on Federal Reserve tapering fears. The largest junk bond ETFs, iShares iBoxx High Yield Corporate Bond ( HYG ) and SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ( JNK ) , have added $588 million and…
(Reuters) - Akamai Technologies Inc , whose products help to move content quickly over the Internet, posted quarterly results ahead of Wall Street estimates as more people turn to the Web to watch movies and TV programs.
By Fusion Research: Freescale Semiconductor ( FSL ) gets hugely impacted by any changes in the automobile industry. The reason is that it derives 40% of its total revenue from this industry. The company serves this industry through its product portfolio which contains automotive microcontrollers,…
VOXX International Corp. ( VOXX ) July 24, 2013 10:00 am ET Executives Glenn Wiener John J. Shalam - Chairman of the Board Presentation Operator Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the VOXX International Fiscal 2013 Annual Meeting. I would now turn the call over to your host,…
By Always Bullish : When you buy a share of stock in a company, you are purchasing a piece of ownership in it. What type of business would you want to own? When it comes down to it, you want a company that knows how to make money and is on track to continue doing so. Syntel ( SYNT ) is one of these…
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks mostly retreated on Wednesday as losses in utility and commodity shares more than offset gains in the tech sector on Apple's solid earnings.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors are planning to announce criminal charges on Thursday against Steven A. Cohen's hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
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Potlatch Corporation ( PCH ) Q2 2013 Earnings Conference Call July 24, 2013, 12:00 PM ET Executives Eric Cremers - President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer Michael Covey - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Analysts Michael Roxland - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Gail…
Strong earnings and improving mobile ad revenue helped send shares higher after hours.
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In a snub to former governor Lord King, who had argued for a 2013 deadline, Barclays bank beats BoE 'Taliban' with delay on leverage rule
(Reuters) - Visa Inc reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates as customers spent more using its cards and the world's largest credit and debit card network raised its outlook for full-year revenue and earnings.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fabrice Tourre, the former Goldman Sachs trader accused of secretly helping the hedge fund of billionaire John Paulson construct a $2 billion deal it could bet against, said Wednesday an email he sent to a key participant in the deal was inaccurate.
PARIS (Reuters) - France's official human rights watchdog said on Wednesday it was investigating Abercrombie & Fitch Co over concerns the U.S. clothing retailer discriminates in hiring store staff based on appearance.
U.S. stocks mostly ended in the red Wednesday afternoon, but a technology stock rally, fueled by Apple's better-than-expected earnings, limited the losses.
New ad products attract new advertisers to the site as well as mobile advertising customers, to beat second quarter net income expectations
Profits rise in the second quarter as company lifts prices and increases sales of its snacks and drinks, bolstering its case against splitting up
(Reuters) - Dell Inc founder Michael Dell raised his $24.4 billion bid by less than 1 percent just hours before it was to be put to a vote, tacking on a controversial demand to change voting rules to make it easier for him to buy and take the No. 3 personal computer maker private.
There were high hopes at the bank that a big-hitting outsider could be drafted in to oversee the next stage of RBS's recovery, but the leading candidate has withdrawn
LONDON (Reuters) - A "shameful" corruption scandal in China will inevitably impact GlaxoSmithKline's business, the British drugmaker's chief executive said on Wednesday, adding he was ready to go to Beijing "at the right moment."
GALESBURG, Illinois (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama sought to inject momentum into his economic and domestic policy agenda on Wednesday with a speech designed to clarify his vision for his second term and hammer Republicans in the House of Representatives for getting in his way.
Shareholder meeting in Texas to vote on Mr Dell's $24.4bn buyout offer for PC maker, originally set for Wednesday, has been postponed until August 2
Kelsey Timmerman travels around the world to discover the source of our meals
The state-owned bank is considering dispensing with the freestanding operation and integrating it with the group's corporate banking section
Bio 101 doesn't teach about 401(k)s and IRAs, so here's our retirement crash course.
The Archbishop of Canterbury warns the on-line lender Wonga that low-cost credit unions could force it out of business.
DETROIT (Reuters) - A U.S. bankruptcy court judge on Wednesday suspended lawsuits challenging Detroit's historic bankruptcy filing while he reviews the city's petition for protection from creditors.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc delayed the maiden flight of its CSeries jetliner for a third time on Wednesday, promising the flight "in the coming weeks" instead of July, a move likely to rattle airlines that have stepped up to buy the all-new plane.
Timing of a first reduction in asset purchases will be delicate, and depends – as Ben Bernanke has asserted – on data during the next few months
SAC is claiming that Cohen only opened about 11% of his email. Cohen isn't unusual.
Moves come as GSK chief confirms it has been in contact with prosecutors on both sides of the Atlantic following Chinese corruption probe
(Reuters) - WellPoint Inc , the nation's second largest health insurer, sees President Barack Obama's healthcare reform giving a $20 billion boost to its revenue by 2016, led by an expansion of the Medicaid program for the poor and the introduction of subsidized coverage for the uninsured.
Behavioral finance research explains the value of plotting stocks visually.
Changes to the area and efforts to transform the economic fortunes surrounding the park will be measured over decades, legacy chief says
Caterpillar reported disappointing earnings and lowered its outlook, marking a win for hedge fund investors Jim Chanos, who said last week he was betting against the company.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Zulily hired investment banks in recent weeks to advise the fast-growing e-commerce company on a possible initial public offering, according to two people familiar with the situation.
Boeing, Ford and Northrop Grumman lifted guidance for profits giving evidence economic recovery and federal spending are underpinning corporate earnings
Many investors were burned so badly in 2008 that they became willing to do just about anything to escape the risk of equities. As a result they threw more than a trillion dollars at bonds and bond funds since that time.
An inheritance may make you instantly wealthy, but it could disappear just as quickly.
MILAN (Reuters) - Ratings agency Standard & Poor's cut its long-term counterparty credit ratings by one notch on 18 medium-sized Italian banks, including Unione di Banche Italiane and Credito Emiliano , citing a worsening economic outlook.
When Wall Street institutions wander away from trading and embark on unlikely new enterprises, it is time to start worrying
Allegations against the hedge fund should be tested in court, where justice can be seen to be done
Apollo and Blackstone weigh bids as banks, under pressure from regulators to cut assets and boost capital, prepare to shed worst property loans
Lord Lawson, the Tory former chancellor, said the Treasury was guilty of an 'unacceptable' attempt to weaken bank regulation
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A source tells the BBC that the boss of Network Rail, Sir David Higgins, could leave the company at some point next year
Joseph Sitt adds to his international portfolio of buildings in world-famous streets with a landmark in Avenue des Champs-Elysées
Some analysts have criticised Mr Cable's contention that enforcing leverage ratio on banks would constrain lending to SMEs
Author Jane Austen is to feature on the next £10 note, the Bank of England says, avoiding a long-term absence of women represented on banknotes.
Executives from CBS and NBC debate the future of television in a YouTube world.
European issuance declined by a 10th to $248.2bn – less than half the $571.7bn achieved during a peak in debt issuance after the financial crisis
Driving a specially outfitted van is a nerve-wracking experience but one Hollister Lindley treasures.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. home sales vaulted to a five-year high in June, showing no signs of slowing in the face of higher mortgage rates.
The government will eliminate taxes on small businesses, reduce costs for exporters and line up funds for the construction of railways
There is nothing mystical about the nation's success. Countries do well when they put the necessary structures in place
ESPN's new hire is able to tell stories we can all dine out on using data.
The Commission's move to cap interbank fees for card transactions, after 20 years of grinding antitrust action, came with a flourish and a sting
If you worked at PwC, you could. The audit and consulting giant has created a culture that encourages unplugged time off. Here's how.
Russian lawyer of Edward Snowden says his asylum status has not been resolved and that he is going to stay at the Moscow airport for now
Hopes of attracting a big-hitting outsider to replace Stephen Hester as chief executive of the state-controlled bank have halted amid differences
Did your employer recently receive a letter from Yale Prof. Ian Ayres regarding your 401(k) plan?
Drag on company's performance due to increased cost of diversifying into data and fixed income trading and continued loss of US equity market share
(Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc reported a 43.5 percent drop in quarterly profit and cut its outlook for the year on Wednesday, blaming steeper-than-expected inventory reductions by dealers and continued weak demand from the mining industry.
A fire breaks out on a rig drilling for gas in the Gulf of Mexico, off the Louisiana coast, US federal officials confirm.
A solution would be to merge the city and surrounding counties into a consolidated metro government. Unfortunately, city and suburbs get along like Hatfields and McCoys.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Beijing's envoys have agreed central elements of a deal with the European Union that may yet avert punitive duties on Chinese solar panels that the bloc plans to impose next month, Chinese and European sources said on Wednesday.
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(Reuters) - General Motors said it was voluntarily recalling 114,000 Chevrolet Tavera sport-utility vehicles, manufactured between 2005 and 2013, in India to address issues relating to emission standards and other regulatory specifications.
The Scottish Professional Football League reveals the names of its league competitions.
Getting ahead in America has a lot to do with where you live.
Chevrolet has most top-ranked vehicles in this year's J.D. Power owner satisfaction survey.
LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline has appointed international law firm Ropes & Gray to carry out an independent review into alleged corruption by senior executives in its Chinese business, a spokesman for the drugmaker said.
Sales of new homes jumped in June, despite the rise in mortgage rates.
No Chinese companies have been named in the industry-wide investigation, although the practice of bribing doctors and health officials is rampant
NRA Foundation distributes grants in support of firearm-related interests. The vast majority fund organizations with youth-related programming.
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You're undoubtedly familiar with the expression "something good can come out of something bad." Well, when it comes to the recession of 2008, the silver lining seems to be that more women took action managing their money and became financially empowered.
Homeware retailer Lakeland resets customers' passwords after it says hackers took advantage of a flaw in the Java-based software used to run its website.
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The PC has been around for three and a half decades, but the way we interact with them hasn't evolved much: We type, we point and click, and, increasingly, we touch.
How to become a better employee by flip-flopping your feelings about your job.
These fixes may not be flashy, but they result in long-term savings.
US plane-maker Boeing reports better-than-expected results for the second quarter, despite recent problems with its 787 Dreamliner model.
Reports say charges could come as soon as this week against hedge fund SAC Capital but founder Steve Cohen won't face charges himself.
It's 8 a.m. on a Monday in early July, and 50 people cram into a conference room for the daily credit meeting at the Madison Avenue headquarters of Guggenheim Investments. The mostly young, mostly male analysts don't wear ties, but they snap to attention as the voice of Global Chief…
Dell postpones a shareholder vote over a buyout offer from the company's founder for a second time after the value of the offer is raised slightly.
Yield, growth and a tax dodge—you get them all in energy partnerships. It's no surprise that this novel sector of the market has half a trillion dollars in it.
Saving as if you'll retire by 40 is useful even if you don't plan to retire young.
The pros and cons of seeking a position past your level of experience.
Allegations that GlaxoSmithKline paid bribes in China have highlighted the country's murky pharmaceutical industry. A former doctor in Shangai told the BBC that she was not offered bribes by international companies - but local firms routinely offered "commissions" of cash or gifts.
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Fabrice Tourre, the former Goldman Sachs trader known as the "Fabulous Fab," is expected to testify on Wednesday for the first time in his fraud trial with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
When it comes to explaining dad's unemployment or family budgeting, these stories offer parents easy openings.
This season brings new workplace aggravations to the fore.
GlaxoSmithKline says it expects "some impact" on its financial performance from a bribery investigation into its Chinese operations.
Investors recovering poise but China wobbles highlight the damage a single piece of bad data can do as confidence remains fragile
Credit rating agency seeks to cushion expected earnings slowdown after reporting better than forecast results for the second quarter
Carmaker Ford reports healthy profits thanks to strong demand in its home US market and in China, which offset more losses in Europe.
A challenge to the government's HS2 high-speed rail project is rejected by the Court of Appeal.
Rapidly melting Arctic is 'economic time bomb' likely to cost at least $60tn say researchers calculating financial consequences of region's climate
The global sell-off last month sparked the highest amount of settlement failures in parts of the $2tn exchange-traded fund market in nearly two years
The number of people and companies going bust in Scotland is up, according to the latest official figures.
Oxfam Chief executive Mark Goldring believes charitable giving is down due to "people feeling the pinch".
Royal Bank of Scotland has been fined £5.6m for incorrectly reporting trading activity on the financial markets.
Private sector industry in the eurozone returned to growth in July, a survey suggests, boosting hopes that the area will emerge from recession.
Would a proposed cap on credit and debit card processing fees help consumers - or actually cost them more?
DR programmes, under which a group's shares can be traded on overseas markets without the expense of a flotation, are providing business with good deals
Dexia pulls out of €380m talks to sell asset management unit after a deadline to complete sale is missed despite the signing of an agreement
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Plans to cut transaction fees on debit and credit cards in the European Union have been published - but there is disagreement over the potential impact.
Three months after Dhaka factory collapse, have things improved?
An old market maxim was "buy on the rumor, sell on the news". Like many old maxims, there turned out to be a lot of truth in this. Back in the good old days your broker Bernie would tell you this right before he told you the that would get him that commission.
Retailers welcome European Commission plan to cap interbank fees for handling consumer card transactions based, which would save about €4.5bn a year
Shares fall heavily as the central bank's latest liquidity restrictions, aimed at protecting the sliding rupee, fuel fears about funding costs
The UK's biggest banks will reveal from next year how much they lend in thousands of local areas, the Treasury announces.
Easyjet shares jump 6% after the no-frills airline reports a strong rise in second quarter sales and says its full-year profits are set to beat expectations.
Mark McCombe has spent past year or so running Asian operations of fund manager BlackRock but previously had 20-year career with global bank
B&Q owner Kingfisher reports improving sales after better weather boosts sales of outdoor products.
Japanese exports continue to recover, rising for a fourth month in a row in June, boosted by a weak yen and a revival in demand from Europe.
China's manufacturing activity falls to an 11-month low in July, hurt by a decline in new orders, according to a preliminary survey by HSBC.
A new baby is always valued - but the new royal baby has been estimated to have an actual, cash value, says one brand expert.
Shares of computer and smartphone maker Apple rise nearly 5% in after-hours trading after it reports better-than-expected profits for the third quarter.
Bribery claims highlight corruption in China's health system
Coins have been used to pay for goods in countries around the world for thousands of years - but with an ever increasing number of electronic currency transactions, could they cease to exist?
Oxfam's income falls £17.6m to £367.9m in the year to 31 March with its two main sources of money, shops and fundraising, down on the previous year.
Could the Royal birth mean baby boom time for the economy?
How the volume has been turned down on aircraft engines
The most unlikely cash-free workplace in the UK
Hiring a team from a rival is a quick way to plug a gap in a business. But the process can be a sensitive, and costly, one to negotiate
The takeover of the Dutch bank compounded RBS' systems problems, regulators say, as the UK bank lands record fine for transaction reporting failures
Izzy Englander's hedge fund has hired a former UBS managing director as head of European business development
News Analysis: Financial News answers five questions raised by fines placed on a US high-frequency trading firm Panther Energy Trading
A £2.2 billion bankruptcy case has decided that pension schemes do not go to the head of the creditor queue in company insolvencies, but must be recognised
Level playing fields are great, particularly when they are sloped in your favour
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China has ceded its crown as the world's top bank by market capitalisation to Wells Fargo
William Sonneborn is stepping down after about five years with the New York private equity giant
Criminal case against hedge fund firm would follow multi-year insider probe
The global block trading network has benefited as asset managers look to purchase large chunks of equities as funds reallocate
The BlackRock Investment Institute's sovereign risk index shows increased optimism over Europe, while fears of a funding crisis bite in emerging markets
The Royal Mint makes coins for the UK and countries around the world and the BBC has been given special access to find out how its done.
Three British men have been sentenced to a total of 43 years in prison in the United States for their part in one of the UK's biggest investment frauds.
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A consumer group argues that job type and education should not determine auto insurance rates
July 23, 2013, 2:45pm: This post has been updated to include comments from founder Carne Ross.
A dollar isn't what it used to be, and neither is one million dollars apparently.
Chief Economist at takes a close look at the most important measure of the housing recovery: household formation. The latest population data show that young adults are still living with their parents -- even if they have jobs.
The new royal baby doesn't even have a name, but that isn't stopping enterprising merchants and businesses from cashing in on the birth of a new heir to the British throne.
We live in a fee-based world where there's a price to pay even when collecting your paycheck.
Entrance and monthly fees may be tax deductible for residents if funds are used for medical care.
Beat the heat with these energy-savings tips.
Protect your money and your identity with hard-to-guess words.
Does anyone seriously believe a worker earning around the $7.25 an hour federal minimum wage can discover the "key to…financial freedom" by keeping a budget journal and exercising a little spending discipline?
While I am encouraged that the U.S. economy has been growing, as measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth, for 15 consecutive quarters starting in the third quarter of 2009, I am concerned that the growth rate has been below that of previous economic recoveries and the economy appears to…
John Gainor can spot an efficient employee as well as detect a missing Blizzard ingredient.
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Have you ever tried to buy something on your mobile phone, only to become frustrated with the process and turn to your computer to make the purchase? Apparently, you're not alone.
The info you should know before going into an interview.
Risks may be high in the bond market now, but they're a valuable part of a balanced portfolio.
The chances of winning a prize in the UK Premium Bonds draw will be reduced from August, as savings rates continue to fall.
Sir Chris Hoy joins events in Glasgow to mark the one-year countdown to the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
A meme is out there that baby boomers, having raised their children, are ready to downsize. (See here). Some scholars, such as Arthur Nelson at Utah, say that as the population ages, there could be a mass sell-off of houses which will lead to a collapse in house prices.
How will God's own county profit from Le Tour?
The Wall Street firm completes a hat-trick of advisory wins across the largest deals in Europe's telecommunications sector this year
Resignation is latest in a series of departures from the UK exchange's secondary markets team
US banks have been picking off talent from RBS' fixed-income business for their European operations
The post-crisis clear-out at investment banks is leaving a vacuum of experience at the top of the industry
News Analysis: rules around marketing, leverage and custodians have been watered down since the first draft four years ago
US authorities are set for fresh debate on the physical commodities market, which will place renewed focus on LME warehousing
Chief executive Simon Bragg explains to Financial News how the broker plans to ride out the tough market conditions
Latest ECB figures show EU funds had record assets under management before the June sell-off
The European Union's regulatory framework for alternative investment firms came into force yesterday
As a child during the 1960's I would fall asleep listening to the Detroit Tigers on my transistor radio. Growing up less than an hour northwest of Detroit made it convenient to attend ballgames, go to the Detroit Zoo, and visit some of the other area attractions. Today, it is with sadness that I…
Randell Cain, CFA, Portfolio Manager, Aston/Herndon Large Cap Value Fund
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A weekly summary of the top credit card stories that appeared in major publications across the country.
Want an assigned seat or more legroom on your next flight? It'll cost you.
We're entering year two of the housing recovery, and things so far have gone very well. But the next few years will not look like the last one.
On Monday, the National Association of Realtors released its existing home sales report. While the sales pace of previously owned homes remains 15% higher than it was a year ago, the June numbers reflect a monthly 1.2% decline.
Rangers chief executive Craig Mather's £500,000 salary is angering some at Ibrox, BBC Scotland understands.
Some parents avoid family talks about later-life health and finances, but it's often the kids who bail.
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Bonds get crushed by rising interest rates, but most investors are not going to just drop them from their portfolios the way Taylor Swift dropped Joe, Jake, John, Connor and Harry. What are our most prudent options?
Writing a book is at the top of many boomers' bucket lists. As a new author myself (shameless plug: Second-Act Careers), I appreciate that. But I also know that figuring out how to go from bucket list to the best-seller list can prove a bigger challenge than you think.
This romantic Greek island is a place worth lingering.
How to keep ads from getting the best of you (and your wallet).
Master this way of thinking and composing yourself early on in your career.
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Your professional reputation is a marketing document itself.
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Why working life means endless travel for Alexander Ljung, the boss of SoundCloud, the social media site for sharing audio.
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An introduction to the world of online investing for beginners.
The city that's been in a decline for decades tries to dust the "jewel" again.
The challenges of aging are likely to interfere with your retirement plans.
How parents talk to kids could determine whether they become compulsive shoppers
How to split your savings between taxed and non-tax accounts.
Homeowners shouldn't panic over the recent spike in mortgage rates.
While few leaders like to share power, this could be the way ahead
During tough economic times, older workers are not protected by age discrimination laws, study finds.
With the job market sluggish, many are choosing to go back to school.
You can't buy your own verdict, but you can pay for a speedier trial.
Answer this question well and position yourself for success.
People who retire in their 50s often face penalties for early 401(k) and IRA withdrawals.
From punctuality to dress code, here are some intern pointers.
Back-to-school clothes shopping doesn't have to cause a shouting match.
Pension consultants don't always select investments that are appropriate for plan participants.
How do couples who go into business together cope with the pressures of not having a work/life balance? The BBC's Saira Syed explores the issue.
People without dependents can plan ahead to protect their future families
A drop in housing starts shows rising interest rates are biting – but it looks like a flesh wound.
How to minimize bank fees while vacationing abroad.
New tools from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau make it easier to respond.
New technologies are forming a growing industry to help seniors age in place at home.
What to know when moving into a rental with a furry roommate.
Which dividend stocks are best for rising rates?
Lessons in minimizing your tax burden from tax expert Karl Frank.
In any market, these strategies will help you build wealth for the future.
Some companies may give more perks to people with children.
High unemployment has become the new normal. It's time to take back the reins.
It may surprise you to learn what you are and are not entitled to receive.
How to determine if whole life insurance is right for you.
As civic-minded people know, politics is a money game. Do you have what it takes to play?
Networking effectively is still important after a job has been secured.
Have you ever wanted to get inside the head of a headhunter?
A low cost of living and proximity to family are more important to boomers than nicer weather.
Insights into what women are truly looking for in a job and workplace.
The Sopranos star left a large estate that's subject to a big tax bill
Many people pay hundreds of thousands dollars less in payroll taxes than they receive in benefits.
Fee disclosure rules have prompted some change in the industry, but everyday savers still need more education.
Sharing trips with friends and cashing in on rewards can make for a more affordable getaway.
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How to decide which affordable city is the better retirement choice.
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Retirees spend half of their newfound leisure time watching television.
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The offer may sound tempting, but many times shoppers are better off without one.
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How a recent court ruling will affect funds that trade derivatives.
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Why the financial media tells you what you want, and not what you need, to hear.
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Common behaviors like saving your credit card information on a website for speedy checkout in the future can cost you.
Renting out your vacation home can generate retirement income.
Extending Social Security benefits to spouses and children of same-sex couples may not be so simple.
Some 401(k) plans offer better benefits to plan participants than others.
Strategies for women to work their own networks to climb the ladder.
Tips for how to customize your résumé for your profession.
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The Fed's first hint at reining in easing could be good for stocks.
Investors dumped bonds at a record rate in June. Some say they're now a bargain.
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A new study finds that younger Americans are worse off than their parents.
Obamacare mandates state insurance exchanges open Oct. 1 for individual coverage requirements in 2014
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What former cornerback Eugene Profit has to say about football, money and risk.
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The stock market's big swings in recent days uncovered big fears among investors.
More employers are seeking ways to expand advice and help employees prepare for retirement.
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If a lack of soft skills is interfering with a promotion, here are tips to improve your rough edges.
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Exploring wine as an investment option.
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Pew Research Center finds 75 percent of caregivers have sought health information online.
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