Much of the world continues to gain greater levels of economic freedom, according to a new report by the Canada-based Fraser Institute ranking more than 150 countries on everything from personal choice to security of private property.
A computer breach at JPMorgan Chase exposed 76 million personal records to hackers; was government involvement ultimately to blame?
“TALKING TISA — The eighth round of Trade in Services Agreement negotiations kicked off Sunday in Geneva, with negotiators planning to delve into market access offers and rules on financial services, telecommunications, domestic regulation and transparency, the EU has announced.”
Saudi Arabia's unexpected announcement of a cut in its oil prices to its customers is likely to set off an international oil price war.
Harry C. Veryser is an unusual individual. A businessman who owned an auto supply company for many years, he also spent many years teaching economics at the college level.
Another ruling rocks the pension plan industry's world: Pension plans must be treated in bankruptcy like any other common creditor.
During the past six weeks U.S. combat jets have bombed and eliminated 41 Humvees originally given to the Iraqi military, but afterwards captured by ISIS forces.
Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), on the Senate Banking Committee, wants to hold hearings on Goldman Sachs, a banking firm that specializes in investments, securities, and other financial services, because of accusations of fired bank examiner Carmen Segarra with the New York Federal Reserve, the entity that is supposed to provide oversight for Goldman Sachs.
By ignoring basic investment rules, public pension managers have virtually guaranteed that these pension plans will not keep their promises.
Here’s a thought most of us don’t want to entertain: Could you or I, or a close family member or neighbor, be thrown into jail, publicly branded a criminal, and fined thousands, or even millions of dollars for allegedly violating an obscure federal regulation we didn’t even know about?