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The Wealth Of A Nation

Frank Trentmann | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
Frank Trentmann

This historic chapter has fundamental lessons for today. Brexit is not just about economic costs and benefits. The fall of the pound, worried investors and anxieties about house prices -- of course, these matter.

Investing in A New Model for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

Colonel David W. Sutherland | Posted 07.11.2016 | Impact
Colonel David W. Sutherland

Even though veterans make up only eight percent of the U.S. population, they are twice as likely to own a business as their civilian counterparts. In ...

The Rapid Mainstreaming of Impact Investing

Ben Thornley | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Ben Thornley

Amid all the noise about impact investing it can be difficult to get a clear read on what counts as fact or fiction. Yet the question remains: just how rapidly is the market changing, and what are the implications?

Leadership: Three Ways to Show, Not Tell

Colonel David W. Sutherland | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Colonel David W. Sutherland

As I watched the new Soldiers who will someday be responsible for leading our country's next generation of Soldiers, it solidified in my mind what I consider to be the three key elements of great leaders.

Wall Street's Answer to Cancer

April Rudin | Posted 02.11.2016 | Business
April Rudin

It sounds almost too good to be true: making money by curing cancer? How can something so unequivocally good for humanity also yield a financial return?

There Should Never Be All-Male Panels, UBS Exec Says

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business

Just 18 percent of the delegates at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, are women. That's hardly enough. Caroline Anstey, global h...

Why Let ex-Presidents Cash in?

Steven Strauss | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics
Steven Strauss

President Harry Truman once said that he would never lend himself "to any transaction, however respectable, that would commercialize on the prestige and dignity of the office of the presidency." His successors have not held themselves to the same standard.

Ben Walsh

3 Of The 5 Big Bank Guilty Pleas Aren't All That They Seem To Be

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Walsh | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business

The Obama administration on Wednesday announced what for years had seemed inexplicably unattainable: guilty pleas from the parent corporations of some...

UBS Exec's Bullying of Brokers Illustrates Need for Best Interest Standard

Barbara Roper | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Barbara Roper

Ever wonder what the fuss about a fiduciary standard is all about? Last week's Reuters article revealing how the Puerto Rico arm of UBS drove reluctant brokers to sell high-risk bond funds to their customers offers a perfect illustration.

Davos Attendees To Wear Fitbits, Raise Money To Buy Bikes For Needy Kids

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.22.2015 | Impact

If you rode a big yellow bus to school, consider yourself lucky. In some regions of the world, the biggest barrier stopping students from maximizin...

Update: Verizon's CFO Sticks His Foot in His Mouth Over Title II and Investment -- Where's the Investigations?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 02.13.2015 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

On Dec. 9, 2014, Verizon's CFO Francis Shammo was speaking at the UBS 42nd Annual Global Media & Communications Conference for investors and made a comment -- even if the networks were to be reclassified as "Title II" in the Net Neutrality proceedings, it would not harm or influence investment.

'Green News Report' - August 28, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Fire and explosion at Indiana refinery with a history of exploding; UN cl...

'There Is No Such Thing As Too Big To Jail'

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business

(Adds background) By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing criminal in...

Why Candy Crush Has Soured

Reuters | Nicola Leske | Posted 05.29.2014 | Technology

By Nicola Leske NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the weeks leading up to the IPO of King Digital Entertainment, the company's bankers scrambled ...

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...

Billionaire Beanie Should Get Mercy

Adam Resnick | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Adam Resnick

On the surface, Warner may not strike people as the most sympathetic non-violent criminal. After all, he is a billionaire, but he still committed a crime of greed according to prosecutors. On the other hand, he has no criminal record, has paid nearly a billion dollars in taxes throughout his lifetime, is philanthropic, and is not a threat to society.

Hey, Don't Blame Us

Reuters | Posted 02.13.2014 | Business

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK, Dec 13 (Reuters) - U.S. securities laws have their limits and do not justify making UBS AG liable to sha...

Art Basel Problems

Joanna Popper | Posted 02.04.2014 | Miami
Joanna Popper

It is Art Basel time in Miami which brings world-class art, parties, celebrities and culture and Art Basel problems. How many blisters can my feet take? Is Band-aid an official sponsor of Art Basel this year?

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...

Landmark DOMA Ruling Reveals A Pleasant Surprise

The Huffington Post | Lydia OConnor | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Investors from the LGBT community are more optimistic than others about the economy and their personal finances, a report by financial services firm U...

Ben Hallman

Tax Cheats Need A New Place To Hide Their Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 08.29.2013 | Business

For the discerning American tax evader, there once was no more desirable location than Switzerland to stash cash. Swiss banks were prized for thei...

Big Bank To Pay Up Over Charges It Misled Investors

Reuters | Jonathan Stempel | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - UBS AG agreed to pay $49.8 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges it misled investors about a mortgage bond tra...

Big Bank Reaches Deal To Settle Sketchy Allegations

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business

* UBS paying $415 mln to Fannie Mae; $470 mln to Freddie Mac * Settlement raises concerns over exposure of other banks *...

Shahien Nasiripour

Help Expose Tax Cheats

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) on Friday made public what it calls the most extensive collection of re...

Good Governance Requires Dimon to End Dual Roles at J. P. Morgan Chase

Frank Vogl | Posted 07.12.2013 | Business
Frank Vogl

Breaking up the biggest banks because they are perceived as "too big to fail" is unrealistic. What is needed, however, are improvements in the transparency and the accountability of governance in these institutions.