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When a woman or person of color becomes CEO, white men have a strange reaction

When a woman or person of color becomes CEO, white men have a strange reaction

When Barbara Krumsiek took over as chief executive of a socially responsible investment firm 20 years ago, she came in armed with a “game plan.” She hired a personal coach… Read more »

Barron's: Here’s the big short by the world’s largest hedge fund — and how it could flop

Barron's: Here’s the big short by the world’s largest hedge fund — and how it could flop

A big investment firm has made waves with a titanic bet against European stocks. It’s worth examining the crosscurrents around the wager, why it might founder, and why it may… Read more »

When it’s a good idea to have more than one bank account

When it’s a good idea to have more than one bank account

After being shut out of their accounts for nearly a full day, some BB&T customers may be wondering whether they should get another bank account. Experts say having multiple bank… Read more »

U.S. volatility fund sponsor tweaks strategy after market plunge

U.S. volatility fund sponsor tweaks strategy after market plunge

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A company behind U.S.-based funds tied to Wall Street’s “fear gauge” is making changes to its investment strategy after a sudden market plunge this month routed… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Fake views: Russians posting doctored images on Facebook exploited loophole

The Wall Street Journal: Fake views: Russians posting doctored images on Facebook exploited loophole

A photo taken at a pro-immigration rally by Randi Romo, left, and the altered image as it appeared on the Russia-linked Facebook page Secured Borders. A decade ago, at a… Read more »

MarketWatch First Take: Dropbox avoids Snap’s IPO mistakes, but only slightly

MarketWatch First Take: Dropbox avoids Snap’s IPO mistakes, but only slightly

The Dropbox Inc. initial public offering looks like it will avoid some of the issues that plagued Snap Inc.’s stock market debut, but there are still governance and financial concerns…. Read more »

Earnings Outlook: Fitbit earnings: How many Ionic smartwatches were under Christmas trees?

Earnings Outlook: Fitbit earnings: How many Ionic smartwatches were under Christmas trees?

Holiday quarters are always crucial for product manufacturers, but the past one was especially important for Fitbit Inc. In an earnings report Monday afternoon, investors will find out how strong… Read more »

Key Words: The focus on nationality of next ECB chief is ‘completely absurd,’ says top candidate

Key Words: The focus on nationality of next ECB chief is ‘completely absurd,’ says top candidate

German Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann, a leading but controversial candidate to take the helm of the European Central Bank, pushed back in a Financial Times interview on the idea that… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Dow surges 350 points as stocks book weekly gains

Market Snapshot: Dow surges 350 points as stocks book weekly gains

U.S. stocks jolted higher in the final hour of trading on Friday, erasing weekly losses as persistent hand-wringing about rising bond yields and the re-emergence of long-dormant inflation receded on… Read more »

Capitol Report: Elizabeth Warren and Mick Mulvaney trade barbs over payday lenders, arbitration

Capitol Report: Elizabeth Warren and Mick Mulvaney trade barbs over payday lenders, arbitration

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Acting CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney have different views on payday lending and mandatory arbitration. The driving force behind the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau… Read more »

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