Wall Street at War
A decade ago, the financial industry acquitted itself well in confronting a terrorist attack. Such resilience is needed more than ever in today’s and future challenges.
Earthquake Damage May Cost Eastern Homeowners
The 5.8 magnitude earthquake that shook the East Coast on Tuesday afternoon may have shaken up homeowners in more ways than one: they may have to foot the bill for any repairs out of their own pockets instead of relying on their homeowners’ insurance policies.
Andrew Friedman Says Deficit Will Push U.S. Into Grim Economic Future
Addressing an elite audience of financial advisors at the IMCA conference on the day the U.S. government hit its debt ceiling, Friedman, an expert on government affairs, told a grim tale of rapidly deteriorating public finances amid political gridlock in Washington.
J.P. Morgan Seeks Gold in Afghanistan, as China Has Head Start
Geography and ideology have kept Afghanistan isolated and its resources unplumbed; however, that may be about to change, if Ian Hannam and J.P. Morgan Capital Markets have anything to do with it.
Govt. Shutdown Nears, as Partisan Bickering Continues; Taxes Must Still Be Filed
With time running short and the federal government set to shutdown after midnight on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid introduced a continuing resolution Friday morning that would extend operations for one week.
Less Liberal Propaganda, and More Sports
Journalists should listen to their readers. I learned this lesson well in my last job, where I worked with the Navy Office of Information in...
Fannie Mae Offers Military Homeowners Help
Fannie Mae and the U.S. Army announced Monday at an event at the Pentagon that there were new initiatives available to servicemembers facing possible foreclosure.
The Fast Track: Command Decisions
I'm not really big on war movies, but my (new) husband Drew is. So I've seen my share of combat flicks, from the "Sands of...
Land of Milk and Money
In their recent book, Start-Up Nation, Dan Senor and Saul Singer argue that one of the main reasons Israel has had such success in starting...
The Affluentialist: Risky Business
When a son or daughter steps in to take over the chief executive chair of a family business, timing is everything. The client, the business,...