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Amsterdam in the Tropics: Holland's Caribbean ABC on the Looney Front - Part 2

Mike Arkus | Posted 02.24.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Willemstad, Curaçao's capital, with its narrow four-storey traditional Dutch houses along an inlet from the Caribbean, looks just like a little Amste...

Is PR Really Dead?

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 02.11.2015 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

Is PR dead? When I ran my first software business in the U.S., I was predictably eager to get the word out about the great technology we were doing. ...

2015 Rankings: 10 Best Online Banks

GOBankingRates | Posted 02.10.2015 | Money

You might be skeptical of online banks, wondering whether your funds are as safe with a virtual institution as they are with a traditional one; however, all of the online banks listed below are FDIC-insured, meaning your funds are just as protected.

British Bank Tries To Rein In Its Horrible Jerk Bankers A Bit

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business

Barclays may start cutting pay to punish senior bankers who bully their underlings. The British bank already made new rules earlier this year to he...

Manchester United FC vs Liverpool FC, A Tale of Two Halves

Marvin Blugh | Posted 10.07.2014 | Sports
Marvin Blugh

At the half-hour mark, Manchester United's attack looked tense and toothless, their passing remaining bogged down in the midfield and even their set pieces not producing shots, let alone shots on target.

Michael Lewis' Flash Boys

Robert Zevin | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Robert Zevin

The real value of the book is that its detailed description of this particular scam provides a universal blueprint of the way all such scams work on Wall Street, throughout the financial industry.

Massive Job Cuts Coming

AP | By DANICA KIRKA | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business

LONDON (AP) — Barclays PLC, the scandal-hit British bank, is to cut 14,000 jobs this year in an attempt to streamline operations and reduce the impo...

Report: Potentially Illegal Wall Street Practice Under Investigation

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2014 | Business

March 24 (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an investigation into the increasing number of complex bond deals on W...

Faithful Shopper: Turn Back Time

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.13.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Maybe it's because spring is finally occasionally in the air, or because Daylight Savings Time has kicked in, but right now time - and beautiful ways ...

16 Major Banks Slammed With Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation sued 16 of the world's largest banks on Friday, accusing them of collusively suppressin...

Big Job Cuts Coming

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business

* Bank says 10,000-12,000 jobs to go, including 7,000 in UK * Says 'competitive' market drove 10 pct bonus rise ...

Banks Fined $2.3 Billion For Market Rigging

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators fined six financial institutions including Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and Citigroup a record t...

Be 80 Years Old For A Day In This Incredible Age Suit

Posted 11.20.2013 | Fifty

Fat suits and drunk glasses are a walk in the park compared to this age suit. Created by Barclays to help them understand their elderly customers, the...

More Bad News For This Big Bank

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

LONDON — LONDON (AP) — The BBC, the Financial Times and other outlets say Barclays bank has suspended six traders amid an investigation into w...

Not Going Down Without A Fight

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

(Corrects fifth paragraph to show that the lower court dismissed only a portion of Black Diamond's breach of contract claim) By Josep...

How Banks Got In On The Content Business -- And Why It's Working

Posted 10.16.2013 | Business

By Joe Lazauskas, Contently Original content is not the first thing most of us think of when it comes to financial services. But as content bec...

Is This The World's Oldest Instagrammer?

Posted 10.14.2013 | Fifty

Rex Redstone's Instagram photos are so cool they don't even need a filter. The 85-year-old grandfather is reportedly the oldest Instagram user in the ...

Big Bank Sued For Alleged Power Market Manipulation

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Oct 10 (Reuters) - U.S. federal energy regulators said on Thursday they filed suit in federal court in California against British bank Barclays Plc ...

13 Banks Sued Over Libor Manipulation

Reuters | Karen Freifeld | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) - A U.S. credit union regulator on Wednesday sued 13 banks over alleged manipulation of LIBOR, claiming credit unions lost...

Barclays To Pay MILLIONS To Settle Subprime Loan Allegations

AP | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business

BOSTON -- Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley says Barclays Bank PLC has agreed to pay $36.1 million to settle allegations it backed subprim...

LIVE: Tiger Chases Leaders At Barclays

Golfweek | Posted 08.25.2013 | Sports

The deep field at The Barclays, the first FedEx Cup playoff event of 2013, has yielded a star-studded leaderboard. Matt Kuchar and Gary Woodland be...

WATCH: Hole-In-One x 2

Posted 08.24.2013 | Sports

By Nick Masuda, Golfweek Greg Chalmers couldn't even give K.J. Choi 15 minutes to enjoy the cheers around the 14th green. Moments after Choi one...

The Barclays: Tiger Five Shots Behind Kuchar

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 10.23.2013 | Sports

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Matt Kuchar made the most of his short day at The Barclays. Kuchar didn't tee off until Friday afternoon at Liberty National a...

President Bill Clinton: Don't Worry About Yesterday, Embrace Tomorrow

Rana Florida | Posted 10.05.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

The "Explainer in Chief" believes that successful leadership starts by asking the right questions. But great leaders are good listeners too. And while they forge new paths, they also build consensus and "creative networks of cooperation."

The National - The Band of Our Generation

Joe Winkler | Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts
Joe Winkler

We make a mistake when we brand the National as broody or emotional and dark. It's distinctly music of the New Sincerity, the artistic movement of our time.