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"A massive system-wide problem, not just for those in finance, but more importantly for society at large"

Evil Erin/flickrInvestors have been having a great time of it the last 30 years, benefiting from higher than average returns and lower than average volatility in the equity and bond markets.  But these positive conditions aren't necessaril.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 10th, 2017

Sales practices a key risk to banking system, says U.S. regulator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wells Fargo's phony account scandal has spurred a top U.S. bank regulator to count sales practices as a chief risk to the country's banking system and to embark on a wide-sweeping review of large and mid-sized institutions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 5th, 2017

Rosy Scenario Creates A Bright Future For Electric Vehicles

Proponents of electric vehicles — EVs — in large measure due to the fascination and hype associated with Tesla, describe a future transportation system that borders on revolutionary. For example, Bloomberg New Energy Finance recently published a repor.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 21st, 2016

SpaceX says it knows why its rocket exploded three weeks ago

SpaceX announced today that a "large breach" in the cryogenic helium system of the second-stage liquid oxygen tank was the likely cause of a pre-launch rocket explosion Sept. 1. Preliminary data shows that the time from the first signs of a problem to lo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 23rd, 2016

CHOP, large N.J. health system ink deal to explore pediatric partnership

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia signed a letter of intent Thursday with RWJBaranbas Health under which the two health care organizations will explore working together to establish a pediatric health care delivery system to improve the access.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals19 hr. 34 min. ago

Why Patent Protection In The Drug Industry Is Out Of Control

In the United States, the patent protection process as it relates to the drug industry has been distorted by the political system, intense lobbying and large campaig.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 19th, 2017

Equity Funds Enter 2017 with More Money Than Ever but Fewer Low-Risk Investment Options

Private equity funds have entered the new year with record amounts of dry powder to deploy into commercial real estate. The problem is the large amount of money is available to spend at the same tim.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 18th, 2017

Amazon Patent For Road Guidance System Points To Automated Vehicle Plans

Fixated on ever-faster deliveries, the massive .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesJan 18th, 2017

This Week In Soccer Biz: This Change Might Make 2026 48-Country World Cup Finals A Massive Success

The decision to expand the 2026 World Cup Finals to 48 countries from 32 has drawn widespread criticism. The only problem I have is the format and the possibility of collusion. .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesJan 15th, 2017

Wesley Gray Interview With Michael Covel

Michael and Wesley Gray cover wide territory today across the subject of momentum in the markets. Wesley Gray served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps and taught as a finance professor at Drexel University. He earned an […] The .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 14th, 2017

Fiat Chrysler Allegations Fuel European Emissions Scandal

Allegations against Fiat Chrysler, a probe into Renault and Volkswagen’s admission of guilt to criminal charges point to the possibility of widespread emissions cheating and a Europe-wide problem with rule enforcement......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 13th, 2017

Awards

Awards: Tom Easton, our American finance editor, was named journalist of the year by the CFA Society of the UK in a ceremony on January 11th. The Economist was named publication of the year......»»

Category: topSource: stockchartsJan 12th, 2017

Bipartisan problem: The sick are expensive, and someone has to pay

Congress is poised to repeal the Affordable Care Act and will soon confront the dilemma that faces all attempts to rationalize the system: Most lawmakers want to cover people with pre-existing conditions, but the available options all have downsides......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2017

Bipartisan problem: The sick are expensive, and someone has to pay

Congress is poised to repeal the Affordable Care Act and will soon confront the dilemma that faces all attempts to rationalize the system: Most lawmakers want to cover people with pre-existing conditions, but the available options all have downsides......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2017

Health Care"s Bipartisan Problem: The Sick Are Expensive and Someone Has to Pay

Congress is poised to repeal the Affordable Care Act and will soon confront the dilemma that faces all attempts to rationalize the system: Most lawmakers want to cover people with pre-existing conditions, but the available options all have downsides......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 12th, 2017

Awards

Awards: Tom Easton, our American finance editor, was named journalist of the year by the CFA Society of the UK in a ceremony on January 11th. The Economist was named publication of the year......»»

Category: economicsSource: economistJan 12th, 2017

In terms of taxation, we are a non-compliance society: Arun Jaitley

Excessive paper currency has its own vices, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 11th, 2017

BART service outage, ferry delays as bad weather pounds region

A power outage 24th Street Mission BART station and a downed tree caused massive delays throughout the transit system Tuesday evening, as several ferry routes were also disrupted because inclement weather prevented them from docking. BART officials said .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2017

The Tell: Ray Dalio says his radical brand of management ‘would work for most of the world’

Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, says the “unusual” management system espoused by his Bridgewater Associates, marked by a so-called believability-weighted decision-making process, could work if applied world-wide......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 9th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Severe flooding threat as massive storm hammers Northern California

A massive storm system swep.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Flooding threat looms as massive storm hammers Northern California

A massive storm system swep.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2017