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Street Artists Host An Anti-Banksy & Co. Exhibit In An Abandoned Factory

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.24.2017 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

An anti-Banksy & Co. street art show opened in Bologna, Italy, the same night as its controversial bank-backed cousin with brand new works by 50 or so Italian and international street artists and open admission to their outdoor "museum."

CO2 standard is a milestone for air transport's sustainable future

Michael Gill | Posted 02.10.2017 | Green
Michael Gill

This week saw an important milestone for the aviation sector's ongoing efficiency drive with a technical, but important, new regulation taking shape a...

6 Exercises to Help You Say 'NO'

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 12.11.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

I've written about how being a chronic people pleaser can be devastating to your career, your relationships, and your self-esteem. Many of you responded to that post by sharing that how hard it is to "just say NO." It was once hard for me too. And sometimes, it still is. It takes lot of courage to say NO.

New York's Sexiest Neighborhood

Greg Jacobs | Posted 08.31.2013 | New York
Greg Jacobs

Whether you're staying at The Bowery or Standard East Village, searching for your next multi-million dollar residential property, or feel like shoppin...

Friday Talking Points [141] -- Rahm's Exit Contest Winner Announced

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I will begin today's column by drying a tear as we all wish Rahm Emanuel a fond farewell. Actually, I am lying. I am drying no tears for Rahm becaus...

Why Dodd-Frank Won't Help Investors Decipher Big Bank Results

Bloomberg | Bradley Keoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Dodd-Frank Act, designed to prevent future financial crises, does little to improve investors' ability to analyze results at the five biggest U.S....

Wall Street's Lowest-Rated Stocks Turned Into Year's Best Performers | Lynn Thomasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

une 21 (Bloomberg) -- Wall Street's lowest-rated stocks have turned into this year's best performers, a sign that analysts who underestimated the U.S....

U.S. Worker Productivity Surprisingly Fell In 2nd Quarter

Bloomberg | Courtney Schlisserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Productivity in the U.S. unexpectedly decreased in the second quarter after employers expanded the workweek by the most in four years even as the worl...

Li Lu, Warren Buffett's Successor? Former Tiananmen Square Protester Could Take Over At Berkshire

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Warren Buffett is in the hunt for a successor. How do you secure yourself a spot atop his list of choices to take over as CEO of Berkshire Hathaway? M...

Without Restoring Jobs, Big Business Finds A Way To Make Money

Harold Meyerson | Harold Meyerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ain't no hiring. And ain't likely to be any for a good long time. The problem isn't merely the greatest downturn since the Great Depression. It's als...

Capitalism and the Age of Machines, 3.0

Erik Rothenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Erik Rothenberg

When time-saving machines are sophisticated enough to replicate themselves, then our economic system of scarcity and growth is due for a major upgrade -- if not a complete transformation. 2010-05-06-reprap.jpg

Yielding To Wall Street, Credit Raters 'Drink The Kool-Aid'

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Ben Protess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the lead up to the financial meltdown, Wall Street firms routinely exerted influence on the nation’s largest credit rating companies— which jud...

Oil and Trouble

Erik Rothenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Erik Rothenberg

There is no leadership coming out of the White House on a safe and sustainable energy future, just more of the same, more artfully worded.

Law and Order: AIG

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The DoJ announced last week that there would be no indictments in the collapse of AIG. Nobody's guilty? That's getting it backward. It's like Murder On the Orient Express: They all did it. But we're the only ones who are going to pay for it.

Amatuer Options Trading: 'Iron Condor' Strategy Spurs Rise | Margaret Collins and Jeff Kearns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Volume in the U.S. has tripled since 2004 to a record 3.61 billion contracts in 2009, while trading by individual investors in the same period has inc...

Our Real Health Care Goals

Erik Rothenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Erik Rothenberg

Instead of looking for consensus on already politically programmed talking points, we could instead identify a high level goal that would be easy for everyone to agree upon -- "Universal Well Being for all Americans."

Do Our Goals Match Our Values in Haiti?

Erik Rothenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Erik Rothenberg

The scope and complexity of the disaster in Haiti is mind-boggling. But when faced with such severe challenges, we can either try to contain it or we can attack the heart of the problem.

Investors Cut Back On US Stocks, Seek Growth Abroad

CNBC | Jeff Cox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even as the US market continues to rally, many institutional investors are trimming their US holdings and putting more money in foreign stocks--especi...

Barney Frank Vs. The Credit Raters (VIDEO)

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Ben Protess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After deftly dodging federal regulation for years, the nation's top credit rating companies now must get past the formidable Barney Frank. Last week,...

Bill Supposed To Tighten Rules On Ratings Agencies Has Big Loopholes

McClatchy | Kevin G. Hall | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A key House of Representatives committee is set to vote soon on legislation that would overhaul financial regulation and produce greater transparency ...

Under Attack, Credit Raters Turn to the First Amendment

HuffPost Investigative Fund | By Ben Protess and Lagan Sebert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Editor's note: This is the first of three articles by the Investigative Fund on the credit rating companies. To help with the investigation, sign up ...

Credit Raters Have Avoided Reform: New York Times | DAVID SEGAL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


Morgan Stanley Pension Suit: Fund Claims Bank Sold It A $1.2B CDO In Bad Faith

Yahoo! News | Jonathan Stempel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Morgan Stanley (MS.N) has been sued by a Virgin Islands pension fund that accused the Wall Street bank of defrauding investors b...

Help Us Investigate Rating Agencies

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Adam Clark Estes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Huffington Post Investigative Fund continuing to report on the causes and consequences of the financial crisis. Ben Protess, who published the fir...

Shahien Nasiripour

Credit Rating Agency Analysts Covering AIG, Lehman Brothers Never Disciplined | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Analysts at the three biggest credit rating agencies who gave positive, investment-grade ratings to AIG and Lehman Brothers up until their collapse ha...