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Diamond Grill

Diamond Grill

Jillian Berman  07. 5.2012
Mark Gongloff, HuffPostBiz's trusty financial news curator, is off today, so 7.5 things will be brought to you by Jillian Berman. Thing...
June Jobs Jitters

June Jobs Jitters

07. 3.2012
Mark Gongloff, HuffPostBiz's trusty financial news curator, is off today, so 7.5 things will be brought to you by Jillian Berman. Thing...
Barclays CEO Resigns Over Rate-Fixing Scandal

Barclays CEO Resigns Over Rate-Fixing Scandal

Mark Gongloff  07. 2.2012
Thing One: Broken Diamond: See, now, this is how banking scandals should go down. For the second time in as many days, an executive at...
Banker, Meet Axe

Banker, Meet Axe

Mark Gongloff  07. 2.2012
Thing One: Banker, Meet Axe:There are just a few subtle differences between the U.K. and the U.S. Over there, an elevator is a "lift."...
Bad Day For Germany

Bad Day For Germany

Mark Gongloff  06.28.2012
Thing One: Forza Italia: It's been a bad 24 hours for Germany and great for Italy, on the soccer pitch and in the euro-zone crisis. In...
The Nein Nein Nein Plan

The Nein Nein Nein Plan

Mark Gongloff  06.27.2012
Thing One: Nein Uber Alles: Here at 7.5 Things, one of our many stale jokes is to say that Angela Merkel and Herman Cain came up with Merkel's...
Take Out The Papers And The Trash

Take Out The Papers And The Trash

Mark Gongloff  06.26.2012
Thing One: The News Corp Today, Oh Boy: Are two Rupert Murdoch-run companies better than one? Murdoch's News Corp. yesterday confessed...
Headed For Disaster

Headed For Disaster

Mark Gongloff  06.26.2012
Thing One: Not So Great Expectations: Europe's leaders are like co-pilots squabbling about how to fly the plane while it's heading straight...
Change You Can't Believe In

Change You Can't Believe In

Mark Gongloff  06.24.2012
Thing One: Don't Go Changin': If the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results,...
Banks Under Siege

Banks Under Siege

Mark Gongloff  06.22.2012
Thing One: Taking It To The Banks: Credit-rating agencies are sort of like the Royal Family in England: Everybody says they're irrelevant...
Nein, Nein, Nein!

Nein, Nein, Nein!

Mark Gongloff  06.20.2012
Thing One: You Can't Stop Angie Downer: Rachel Dratch's Debbie Downer act never got old. Angela Merkel's Debbie Downer act got old a long...
Let's Do The Twist

Let's Do The Twist

Mark Gongloff  06.20.2012
Thing One: Fed Prepares Money Cannon: We now come to the part of our program where the Fed starts blasting money into the stands with one...
Time Bomb Ticks

Time Bomb Ticks

Mark Gongloff  06.18.2012
Thing One: Get It Together: The eurozone is like a bad marriage that has to stay together for the sake of the children. In this case, the...
Apocalypse Later

Apocalypse Later

Mark Gongloff  06.17.2012
Thing One: Crisis Deferred: Well, we were wrong: Greece did not actually ruin your weekend. They'll just continue to ruin your next several...