iOS app Android app

Business News

The 10 Cities With The Worst Credit: 24/7 Wall St.

Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St. After the credit crisis, it’s been encouraging to see that across America credit scores have been slowly improving. Despite ...

Former Hedge Fund Trader, Sentenced To 11 Yeas For Insider Trading

Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Raj Rajaratnam, a self-made hedge fund tycoon convicted in the biggest Wall Street trading scandal in a generation, was order...

Report: Goldman Tells Staffers To Stay Away From Protests

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs employees better not think of grabbing lunch or taking in the scenery at Zucotti Park. "The firm” as it’s known among its workers ha...

JPMorgan Chase To Lay Off 1,000 Over 18 Months

Posted 10.13.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co's quarterly earnings fell 25 percent, excluding an accounting gain, as European financial turmoil reduced demand f...

Gallup: More Americans Are Struggling To Eat Than Chinese

Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

Millions of Americans are currently weathering the effects of a slow economic recovery. Many Chinese, meanwhile, find themselves struggling less to ke...

U.S. Manufacturers Say There Are Too Few Skilled Workers To Fill Job Openings

Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

U.S. manufacturers are failing to fill thousands of vacant jobs, surprising when 14 million people are searching for work. Technology giant Sie...

Poll: Majority Of Americans Aware Of Occupy Wall Street

Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A strong majority of Americans are aware of the ``Occupy Wall Street'' protests against U.S. economic inequality and a majo...

Citigroup CEO: Occupy Wall Street's Sentiments Are 'Completely Understandable'

Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

Vikram Pandit, CEO of one of the most visible Wall Street institutions in Citigroup, said he thinks the sentiments of the Occupy Wall Street protester...

Jillian Berman

Recovery Leaves Women Behind

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

Women make up slightly more than half of the U.S. population, but they gained less than 4 percent of new jobs created last month, according to a recen...

After Fee Announcements, Banks Offer Best Customers Cheap Cash

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

As big banks ratchet up fees on once-free checking accounts, they’re looking to entice some of their most credit-worthy customers to take on more de...

Can You Pass The Leadership Trust Quiz?

Mike Figliuolo | Posted 12.11.2011 | Business
Mike Figliuolo

Even though you're the boss, the people on your team don't trust you. They don't. Know why? They don't trust you because they have no idea what to ...

Occu-who?

Shan Wells | Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

2011-10-12-pullquote.jpg

After Debit Card Fee, BofA Aims To Revamp Image With Ads

Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

Bank of America Corp, (BAC.N) under fire for everything from improper foreclosures to hiking debit card fees, is fighting back with advertising. ...

Harrisburg Council Approves Bankruptcy Filing

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania's distressed capital city filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, citing "imminent jeopardy" from lawsuits related to a d...

Regulator Charges Three Former Execs. From Failed California Bank

Posted 12.11.2011 | Business

Securities regulators on Tuesday charged three former executives of United Commercial Bank with misleading investors about loan losses before the ...

WATCH: Children Explain The National Debt Problem

Posted 12.11.2011 | Business

During Tuesday night’s Republican presidential debate, the candidates will likely spar over the best way to cut the nation’s budget deficit, an is...

FDIC Joins Fed In Approving Volcker Rule Draft

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 12.11.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Banks would be barred from trading for their own profit instead of their clients under a rule federal regulators proposed Tuesday. ...

Report: Millions Could Lose Jobless Benefits If Lawmakers Don't Extend Them

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.11.2011 | Business

The federal government will soon have to decide whether to continue to cut millions of checks for people that can't get them any other way. More t...

Georgia County Mulling Putting Inmates To Work As Fire Fighters

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.10.2011 | Business

States and localities across the country are looking for ways to cut costs amid budget shortfalls, and one county is taking an approach that many resi...

Wall Street Says It Expects Bonuses To Be Just As Big This Year

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.10.2011 | Business

While most Americans aren’t expecting their incomes to rise with the cost of living in the near future, more than 60 percent of Wall Street professi...

Study: U.S. Incomes Fell More During Recovery Than In Recession

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.10.2011 | Business

The U.S. economy may technically be in a recovery, but it likely doesn’t feel that way for many Americans when grabbing for their wallets. Median...

Growth Theorists Likely To Win Nobel For Economics, Experts Say

AP | MALIN RISING | Posted 12.09.2011 | Business

STOCKHOLM — Researchers who study economic growth and how technology helps drive long-term development are among the top contenders for the Nobe...

UAW Rejects Deal With Defense Contracter For Second Time

Posted 12.09.2011 | Business

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin (Reuters) - Workers at defense contractor Oshkosh Corp turned down a new five-year contract offer from the company for a second...

Merkel, Sarkozy Look To Resolve Differences Over Euro Crisis

Posted 12.09.2011 | Business

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will thrash out differences with French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday over how to use the...

LIVE UPDATES: Protesters Gain International Support, Look To Spread To Other Sites In New York

Posted 12.07.2011 | Business

Occupy Wall Street, a cause that began as a small band of protesters in Zuccotti Park, has gained international recognition with protests spreading to...