| Mar 24, 2015
| 1:25 PM
A special court acquitted Greece's former finance minister George Papaconstantinou of felony charges of breach of faith and doctoring a document Tuesday in a case concerning Greeks with bank accounts in Geneva, and found him guilty of a lesser misdemeanor...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 5:35 AM
When Rohini Anand took over diversity programs at multinational catering company Sodexo in 2002, she had one goal: To prove that it pays for a company to have equal numbers of male and female managers.
Sodexo, which has 419,000 employees in 80 countries,...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 8:03 AM
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said Sunday that China's economic slowdown is legitimate and that Beijing can contribute to global prosperity.
Speaking at the opening of the China Development Forum in Beijing, Lagarde praised...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 7:45 AM
Greece's creditors in the 19-country eurozone on Tuesday approved a list of reforms Athens proposed to get a 4-month extension to its bailout, which should keep the country afloat over the coming months.
An encouraging reaction from the so-called...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 1:10 PM
Greece and its creditors in the 19-nation eurozone reached an agreement Friday on extending the country's rescue loans, a move that should ease concerns it was heading for the euro exit door.
Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the eurozone's top official, said a deal...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:49 PM
As tens of thousands of anti-austerity demonstrators poured into the streets of Greece, the new finance minister faced off Wednesday against his Eurozone counterparts in Belgium in a bid to renegotiate the nation's bailout package.
After a six-hour...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 1:23 PM
Today's pop quiz involves oxymorons, those often amusing contradictory two-word expressions like jumbo shrimp, amicable divorce and Fox News.
OK, which of the following oxymorons has gained favor within the higher ranks of finance and politics: a)...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:47 PM
Separatist forces deployed more arms and manpower Wednesday to an emerging flashpoint in eastern Ukraine, hours before diplomats from Russia and Ukraine agreed on a dividing line from where both sides should pull back their heavy weapons.
| Nov 16, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Criticized for being long on promises and short on delivery, leaders of the Group of 20 major economies set a target of lifting global economic output by at least 2% over five years -- an ambitious goal that would add $2 trillion to the world economy...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Japan has fallen back into a recession, a continuation of more than two decades of struggles and a warning about the overwhelming challenge of getting an economy healthy again after massive debt and a real estate bubble poison it.
Like the U.S. and...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Comedian Bill Maher is scheduled to be the speaker at UC Berkeley’s mid-year commencement, but some students, who object to what they allege to be his anti-Muslim statements, are asking administrators to rescind the invitation.
A petition urging...