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Oil pipeline opponents try going after the money
Opposition to the Dakota Access oil pipeline has persuaded some banks to stop supporting projects that might harm the environment or tread on indigenous rights, but calling the divest movement a success might be a stretch
Age and era make Andy Murray's ascent to No.1 truly remarkable
From the Scottish lowlands to the pinnacle of world tennis is quite some trip -- one involving lots of planes, trains and automobiles, and that's even before you get to the miles on the court and on the dreaded VersaClimber. Or, to be a little more precise, it's going from the artificial grass
GM Recalls Outnumber Six Years of Sales
Morning Money Memo… The numbers are staggering. In the first six months of this year General Motors announced the recall of more than 29 million cars. That’s the largest number of recalls ever in one year by a single auto manufacturer. So far GM’s new...
French Bank Comes Clean
Okay. It is Monday June 23 markets a new Yorker open at today's big number nine billion dollars that. how much the French banking giant B&B Aramis will pay US authorities great Wall Street Journal. Also an investigation at the bank hid billions in transactions that violated. US sanctions. I'm Dan
Ousted American Apparel Founder Eyes New Suit
Morning Money Memo… Dov Charney plans to fight his ouster as CEO and chairman of American Apparel. Charney’s lawyer accused the board of directors of illegally firing him last week, says The Los Angeles Times. In a 5-0 vote the board agreed to replace Charney...
YouTube Rates Your Internet Service Provider
Morning Money Memo… YouTube is the latest internet streaming service to push back against slow download speeds by cable companies and other providers of broadband. YouTube – owned by Google (GOOG) – is rating speeds and download service in different cities across the country, releasing...
Excerpt: 'Stress Test' by Timothy Geithner
Reprinted from STRESS TEST by Timothy F. Geithner. Copyright © 2014. Published in the United States by Crown, a division of Random House LLC. By the summer of 2007, the subprime market was imploding. Borrowers with “no-doc loans” (without proof of income) and “liar loans”...
Be Afraid! The Scariest Quotes About the Debt Crisis
Leaders of the world's foremost financial institutions gathered this weekend in Washington, D.C., to discuss the looming debt crisis. While most of the finance ministers, CEO's and economists believe U.S. politicians will get their act together in time to avoid a default, they spared no words in
Four Common International Travel Fees and How to Avoid Them
Airfare and passports aren't the only reasons you'll pay more to travel abroad. International travelers have to grapple with a diverse throng of additional fees that increase the cost of everything from currency exchange to credit card usage. Here's how to avoid the most common fees plaguing