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The Anomaly of Greed

Dan Solin | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business
Dan Solin

I imagine it's easier to engage in illegal conduct when you don't know the victim. When hedge fund managers engage in insider trading, they don't know who is on the other side of the trade. I assume they believe it's a victimless crime. They are mistaken.

Catherine New

Balance Transfer Day Could Be Boon For Banks, Bust For Customers

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

In an attempt to ride the recent wave of antibank sentiment fomented by November's Bank Transfer Day, a 35-year-old freelancer from Brooklyn, New York...

China Beats Growth Expectations, But Economy Still Slows

Posted 09.12.2011 | Business

BEIJING (Aileen Wang and Kevin Yao) - China's economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter, easing fears of a hard landing and strength...

Predatory Tactics Still Plague Auto Loans

iWatch News | David Heath | Posted 06.12.2011 | Business

After the financial crisis exposed the devastation caused by predatory lending, state and federal authorities vowed to protect consumers from practice...

Ireland Is the Latest Cautionary Tale for the U.S.

Richard Barrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Barrington

Ireland went through some nervous moments last week as yields on its debt soared due to concerns over the country's financial solvency. Could this ever happen to the U.S.?

Is Credit Evil?

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

I've watched many people get in trouble with upside down car loans, second mortgages or high interest rate financing. Credit keeps many people from living within their means. Then a friend told me he was buying a large house.