The failure of investment bank Lehman Brothers five years ago brought UK and US banks to "within hours" of collapse, says former UK Chancellor Alistair Darling. Its failure saw the start of a global crisis,
Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo, struck back on Wednesday at critics who have charged tech companies with doing too little to fight off NSA surveillance. Mayer said executives
Anyone who has closely followed McDonald’s stock in the last twelve months will probably have noticed that it has been lagging behind the overall market—a sharp contrast with the past ten years when the
Five years since the great collapse, the U.S. financial system looks healthier — but problems persist. Fear gripped the USA five years ago. As Americans awoke on Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, they learned that
Both sides have claimed victory in this G20 gladiatorial contest over Syria, but identifying who is on which team is not straightforward. So who backed Russia and who backed the United States? According
There is perhaps no more potent symbol of the post-Lehman Brothers global collapse than what happened in Detroit. A bankrupt city. A crippled auto industry. Workers with no future. Fast forward five years.
Strauss Zelnick is chief executive and chairman of the company that makes Grand Theft Auto, BioShock and other cutting-edge videogames. But he says the book that has most influenced him is Dale Carnegie’s
On the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012, Yahoo's interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn, still believed he was going to be named permanent CEO of the company. He had just one meeting to go. That meeting was a meeting,
With back-to-school season ebbing, J. Crew slipped in a little extra inspiration for shoppers to keep spending. The retailer offered its Pinterest followers a special sneak peak of a few items from its
After several years of riding high on foreign investment cash and commodity revenue, emerging markets are in for a shock. The shift is already under way. Net capital inflows in emerging markets stood $3.9-trillion
The latest US budget statement is due at 2 p.m. ET and is expected to show that the US deficit continued to decline in July, falling to a consensus -$90.5 billion. That’s still in the red, to be sure.
Ever had to sit through a 5-hour interview filled with team projects, skills tests and a question-and-answer period in front of five company managers? If not, be grateful. For while many job interviews
A good company is a good company, whatever country its headquarters happen to be; but in the United States tend to think more locally when it comes to our investments. Investment Company Institute data
The acqui-hire isn't bad business Yahoo bought Rockmelt today, a startup that debuted with a wave of media fanfare touting it as the company that would reinvent the browser for the age of the social web.
In June, The Guardian reported that Tempora — the surveillance program that is essentially the UK's version of PRISM — was tapping into undersea fiber-optic lines to access massive amounts of emails, posts,
Dell's shares have risen 5.5% after the firm's board accepted a new buyout offer from founder Michael Dell. The latest proposal add a one-off payment of 13 cents a share to last week's $13.75 a share Mr
How much money do you make? Many Americans know what their wages and salary are. But they might be surprised to know that, on average, wages account for less than half the income of a U.S. household. might
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We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process. Wouldn’t it be great if
The bank's physical energy business is housed within JP Morgan Ventures Energy Corporation. Back in May, the New York Times reported that regulators warned the bank that it was being investigated for manipulating