| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Brit comedian Russell Brand and director Michael Winterbottom will join forces on "The Emperor's New Clothes," a docu feature expose of the financial crisis which, with Ben Stassen's "Robinson Crusoe," a family-targeting riff on the classic, rep the new...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Europe faces yet another recession, and the prospect is shaking global financial markets. To eliminate the persistent threat of collapse, Europe must drop the euro, and Germany must abandon mercantilism.
When the euro was adopted in 1999, domestic...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Wall Street's top trade group is calling for the creation of a new inter-agency working group of regulators and the White House that would be tasked with developing consistent cybersecurity rules for the financial industry.
The recommendation by the...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:56 AM
The record settlement was tied to the bank's purchases of Countrywide Financial Corp in July 2008 and Merrill Lynch & Co six months later.
(Reuters) — Bank of America Corp, the No. 2 U.S. bank by assets, reported a small quarterly loss, largely...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:16 PM
It's been leading cable news and getting blamed in part for declines in global stock prices, but the Ebola outbreak isn't atop Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser's list of threats to U.S. economic growth.
"You can make up...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 8:29 PM
Charles Rickershauser Jr., a lawyer who headed the Pacific Stock Exchange and was a close ally of the late Gov. Pat Brown, died Wednesday in an assisted living facility in Santa Barbara. He was 86.
He died of natural causes, having suffered from...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Bill Gross, the unconventional but wildly successful money manager who helped build Pacific Investment Management Co. into a financial juggernaut, shook up the staid bond industry Friday by jumping ship to a rival firm.
A yoga-practicing billionaire who...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:22 AM
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks rose slightly in early trading Wednesday, stabilizing after three days of losses on Wall Street. Investors continue to focus on Europe's economic malaise and tensions in the Middle East after the U.S. and Arab nations attacked...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The annual Ask An Expert Hotline drew about 200 people seeking advice about investments, retirement planning and other money matters. The free event is sponsored each year by the Orlando Sentinel and the Central Florida chapter of the Financial Planning...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 6:02 PM
It was the steepest of roller-coaster rides for investors this week, and it ended with a 115-point drop in the Dow Jones industrial average that wiped out the year's gains for the benchmark index.
Throughout the nation and worldwide, major indexes...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:14 PM
In his first presentation to investors since his abrupt departure from Pacific Investment Management Co., "bond king" Bill Gross acknowledged he'd had a "rough few weeks" and would have preferred to retire from Pimco, the Newport Beach investment firm...