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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

Brazilians Are Too Weary of Scandal to Protest Their Graft-Tinged Leader

More than three years into a vast antigraft scandal that once sparked massive protests and a former Brazilian leader’s ouster, a wide swath of society is fed up with political instability......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 29th, 2017

Huge Cyber Attack Reaches 99 Countries, Spread Slows

The massive cyber attack that has take down almost the entire hospital system in the United States and affected businesses like FedEx that have large global systems, has spread to 99 countries......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 13th, 2017

How to finance your growing technology company

Tales of unicorns and massive valuations make for big headlines. Although there is a lot of publicity surrounding companies who raise large sums of money very quickly, this kind of situation is quite rare. Most growing technology companies face the sa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2017

Massive debt write-offs required to rescue large corporates: Eco Survey

Economic Survey 2016-17 says even after eight years the bad debt problem remains unresolved.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 31st, 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

Meet Roopa D Moudgil, the woman who exposed Sasikala"s "suite of cells"

Roopa D Moudgil exposed large-scale irregularities in the prison system.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard5 hr. 33 min. ago

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) Paralyzed by Computer Breakdown

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) Paralyzed by Computer Breakdown $BAC Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) customers were locked out of their accounts in a system outage that lasted several hours. The problem, which generated complaints from customers a.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 20th, 2017

As Crisis Is Averted, 3 Takes On The Rise Of Bitcoin

Bitcoin miners, developers and investors are feeling a wide range of sentiments, ranging from relief to outrage, now that a solution is being implemented to fix the cryptocurrency’s major scaling problem. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 20th, 2017

Freddie Mac Follows Fannie Mae to Rental Market, With Affordability as Goal

Unlike its government-controlled mortgage finance counterpart, which agreed this year to a financing deal for a large private-equity-backed landlord, Freddie Mac is focused on midsize owners of rentals......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 19th, 2017

Report: How the Triad ranks for first-time homeownership

As the dream of homeownership becomes increasingly out-of-reach for many millennials, Raleigh may be a bright spot — a new study ranked it the best large city for first-time homebuyers. The study, conducted by Washington D.C.-based personal finance .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2017

Here"s how Hyperloop One"s massive, high-speed transport system could work

Reuters/Steve Marcus Hyperloop One got a little closer to making its.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2017

There’s a huge problem with one of the biggest fixes to the Senate’s new healthcare bill

AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty Senate Republicans on Thursday released an updated version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act, their plan to overhaul the US healthcare system. One of the bigge.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 16th, 2017

Appointment of district judges: A peripheral view of a central problem

Subordinate judiciary, first point of contact for most people with formal judicial system.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 16th, 2017

Ron Paul Warns "Cashless Society" Is About "Authoritarians Clinging To Power"

The global dollar-based monetary system is in serious jeopardy, according to former Texas Congressman Ron Paul. And contrary to Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s assurances that there won’t be another major crisis i.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 15th, 2017

How one vote can scuttle massive city projects [in 5 steps]

The New York City political system is dominated by the executive branch, but in one key area, the legislative body calls the shots. All land-use decisions—such as zoning, historic districts and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 14th, 2017

A wide gulf is opening up in America, and a huge swath of Baby Boomers are at risk

(AP Photo/Michael Graczyk)The Baby Boomer generation has defined American society since they came of age in the 50s and 60s. Recently, the talk has shifted to how Millennials’ experience stands in stark contra.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2017

An Ohio tech company that builds electric pickup trucks has built a massive drone than can carry people around

An Ohio tech company known for building an electric pickup trucks has created a large drone-like vehicle that can carry people around, called the SureFly Octocopter......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2017

Hawaiian Airlines passenger numbers increase by 5% in June

Hawaiian Airlines reported gains across the board in its system-wide traffic statistics released Tuesday, with 5 percent more passengers transported in June than last year. There were 1.02 million passengers transported last month, a 4.8 percent inc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2017