| Jun 25, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Spain made a formal request on Monday asking fellow Eurozone countries to help with its crumbling banks -- a financial aid package that could be worth up to 100 billion euros, or about $125 billion.
“Restructuring the banking sector is key to...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country is a lot of things, including “the economic engine and … the anchor of stability in Europe.” But what Germany is not, she said, is Superman, sweeping in with euro zone deposit guarantees and...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Jennifer Aniston and her actor boyfriend Justin Theroux may have just gotten engaged, but the wedding bells we really want to know about are the ones for billionaire financier George Soros.
The scene: The Hamptons. The ring: A diamond in a rose-gold...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 10:03 AM
Spanish officials are likely to follow those in Greece, Portugal and Ireland in asking for an international bailout when they participate in a conference call with representatives of fellow Eurozone countries Saturday, according to news reports.
| Jun 5, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Finance ministers and central bank governors from the world’s major economies convened on an emergency conference call Tuesday to discuss the situation in Greece and Spain — and seemed to come away without much to say.
The Group of Seven...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates took home $3.9 billion last year. Fellow investment kings Carl Icahn and James Simons each made off with more than $2 billion. To the average plebeian, that’s a lot of money.
But for the top 25 hedge fund earners...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:28 PM
The new role that the super-rich play in electoral politics began to emerge with greater clarity Tuesday as recently formed "super PACs" publicly reported their donors and expenses for 2011.
Restore Our Future, the super PAC backing Mitt Romney's...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 1:30 PM
A panel of liberal "super PAC" leaders won over a crowd of potential donors at the Mandarin Hotel during this week's closed-door meeting of the Democracy Alliance, an elite group of wealthy Democrats.
The annual gathering is closed to the press, but...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:24 AM
With Mitt Romney on track for a pair of victories in contests this week in Florida and Nevada, could the race for the GOP nomination begin to wind down?
The party establishment is increasingly hopeful that the answer is yes. But mathematically, at least,...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Anti-Semitism has been much in the news lately, between the antics of Charlie Sheen, who got so mad at "Two and a Half Men" producer Chuck Lorre that he started calling him Chaim Levine, and chic French designer John Galliano,......
| Apr 26, 2011
| 9:36 PM
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