U.S. Household Financial Health Improved in Recent Years

Most Americans are doing better financially than a few years ago, although the degree of improvement rises with a person’s education level, according to a new Federal Reserve survey......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 19th, 2017

New Jersey Prepares To Raise Taxes On "Almost Everything" As It Nears Financial Disaster

Last week we noted that in what was a radical U-turn to what other public pension funds have been doing in recent years - most notably Calpers  - the struggling New Jersey public pension system deci.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 13th, 2018

Brands still going strong after 100-plus years

A brand is a recognized household name; something you grab at the store or someone you trust with your money or health. Some are widely known, and others serve a more niche market. These 20 brands are some of the oldest in America......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 12th, 2018

Keep calm and carry on with policy normalization, BIS tells central banks

LONDON (Reuters) - The recent volatility in global financial markets should not deter top central banks from lifting interest rates or ending years of unprecedented stimulus, the Bank for International Settlements said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 11th, 2018

Ackman gives up Herbalife fight, capping five-year back-and-forth

The ongoing back-and-forth between Bill Ackman and Herbalife provided a lot of fodder for financial news outlets in recent years. That ends today, now that the Pershing Square Holdings (OTC: PSHZF) CEO confirmed that he has almost entirely exited.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 28th, 2018

Would you travel overseas for surgery? You might after reading these experiences

Considering the ridiculous cost of health-care in the United States these days, the surge in medical tourism in recent years is hardly surprising. And, make no mistake, it is surging. But is it right for you?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 21st, 2018

Novartis says psoriasis drug study shows improved quality of life over 5 years

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallFeb 16th, 2018

Market Extra: 70% of fund managers see danger ahead—the highest percentage since the financial crisis

The recent turbulence on Wall Street, which pushed the U.S. stock market into its first correction in about two years, seems to have soured fund managers on where the economy may be headed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2018

Flu Fears Spread in China Ahead of Lunar New Year Holiday

Chinese health authorities said the worst influenza season in recent years was straining the country’s resources and some experts warned that the Lunar New Year holiday, when hundreds of millions of Chinese go on the road, could make things worse......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 14th, 2018

CVS scores $1.5 billion boost, plans to up wages and reduce Aetna debt

CVS Health Corp. received a financial boost due to savings from what has been touted as one of the largest U.S. tax code overhauls in the last 30 years. The income tax benefit to the Larry Merlo-led company was roughly $1.5 billion. The plan, accor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2018

Prince George"s hospital launches search for new CEO

Nexus Health Inc., which operates Fort Washington Medical Center, has appointed Chief Financial Officer Joseph Tucker as acting CEO and president of the Prince George's County health system. Board Chairman Henry Mosley told employees in a recent .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2018

This IT training firm aims to rebound from a dire financial situation

The company has struggled in recent years to turn a profit and has watched cash reserves dwindle......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2018

Run Away From SPY, IVV, VOO, And Other S&P 500 ETFs

A decade after the Global Financial Crisis, investors seem to have forgotten about risk. The amount of money that has flowed into S&P 500 ETFs in recent years concerns me. With little.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 2nd, 2018

The 8 largest Triad-area bankruptcies in 2017

The Triad's largest bankruptcy cases of 2017 involved companies across many industries — from health care to boat restoring. The debts from the eight largest filings amounted to more than $130 million. After years of financial struggles, Morehead.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 28th, 2017

The New Face of Treasury Auctions

During the financial crisis, the borrowing needs of the U.S. more than tripled, and foreign investors and Wall Street banks bought most of the debt at government bond auctions. But recent years have seen a shift in who is buying Treasurys......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjDec 11th, 2017

Aurora Health Care plans Mukwonago location

Aurora Health Care is planning its first location in Mukwonago, a community where Waukesha County competitor ProHealth Care rapidly expanded in recent years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2017

The 21 hottest New York City startups to watch

Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesNew York City has long been known as a hub for finance, ecommerce, and health care startups.  But recent years have seen a rise in another breed of startups tackling issues ranging from crime to housing, sports to beauty. In .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 17th, 2017

Here"s where Romoff says UPMC could expand next

Health care giant has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 3rd, 2017

How To Manage The Top Five Global Economic Challenges

The world’s economic system has been through a lot in recent years — from the challenge of the financial crisis to inco.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 2nd, 2017

Complex Accounting Transactions

Financial statements are a vital source of information. Thus, accounting standards have been improved over the years to enhance the transparency and quality of business reporting. Today, the repres.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 28th, 2017

Eli Lilly Exploring Spinning off Elanco

Eli Lilly said it could spin off or sell its animal health business, a segment that contributed 15% of the pharmaceutical company’s revenue last year but has been pressured in recent years by competition......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 24th, 2017