Much of 2013’s Important News Arose From What Didn’t Happen
One of the big things that failed to happen this year was a fiduciary standard imposed on brokers by either the SEC or the DOL.
Wounded Celtic Tiger Is Slowly Recovering
It remains to be seen how successful Ireland will be, with the eurozone's economy still floundering, Germany's slowing, and problems continuing within its own borders.
Ukraine's Trade Deal About-Face From EU to Russia Fraught With Risk
Failure of President Yanukovich to sign with Europe threatens progress, economy and government.
Dodd and Frank, Together Again, Defend Their Namesake Law
Appearing together in public for the first time since retiring from Congress, Christopher Dodd and Barney Frank defended controversial aspects of the landmark legislation.
Germany Still Thorn in Side of Eurozone Banking Union
While in general German banks are stronger than others in the eurozone, stress tests could shine a light on a few exceptions.
Hot Item on Shopping List of Ultra-Rich: New Nationality
A growing number of ultrawealthy people are “jurisdiction shopping” for greener tax pastures.
France’s Latest Downgrade: Cause for Worry or False Alarm?
Standard & Poor’s hit France’s credit rating for a second time, causing investor concern.
The Iron Silk Road: Istanbul’s Marmaray Tunnel Links Europe, Asia Undersea
First phase of “pharaonic” project turns a sultan’s dream into reality.
6 Takeaways for Effective Selling (Yes, Selling)
We are all salespeople, whether we like it or not, says author and consultant Dan Pink.
Turkey’s Economic Landscape Filled With Hazards
A growing economy that offered opportunities aplenty is now fraught with risk