Sandra Monsalve

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S&P to Pay Billions for Being the Watchdog That Didn’t Bark

Standard & Poor's settlement is a reminder that the industry's safeguards failed in the lead-up to the financial crisis.<p>On Tuesday, Standard & Poor’s …

Finance

El Capitan: How did the climbers do it?

What’s different about big-wall climbing?<p>The term “big wall” is generally used by climbers to describe some of the world’s longest climbs – usually predominantly on rock involving up to 30 rope lengths, and on which most climbers would expect to spend days climbing. Developed in Yosemite in the …

Climbing

Radical Deregulation Won't Bring Real Growth

Throughout the 1920s, Congress was focused on slashing taxes on the wealthy and eliminating business regulations, arguing that a free market could govern itself and that a rising tide would lift all boats.<p>The results were devastating: Wall Street ran amuck, resulting in the 1929 stock market crash. …

Cheap oil won't save the world economy, says IMF

Christine Lagarde says growth remains ‘too low, too fragile, and too lopsided’ despite crash in energy prices<p>The global economy remains "on its knees" and will not be bolstered by the collapse in oil prices, according to Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund.<p>Although …

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Businesses Try To Stave Off Brain Drain As Boomers Retire

In the U.S., roughly 10,000 people reach retirement age every day. And though not everyone who turns 62 or 65 retires right away, enough do that some companies are trying to head off the problem.<p>Dave Tobelmann, who for 33 years developed new products for General Mills, retired five years ago at age …

Retirement