ATHENS, Greece— A Greek journalists' union and the government have condemned the arrest of a journalist over an opinion column about a member of parliament. Right-wing Independent Greeks lawmaker Rachel Makri made a libel complaint against journalist Despina Kontaraki over her comments in the Sunday edition of Eleftheros Typos newspaper.» Read More
This business strategist says that in seeking to protect their members, unions actually end up hurting them.
Not surprisingly, J.C. Penney's dismal earnings numbers spurred option traders to make some large bearish bets on the stock.
All of Washington, and most of us, are focused on the automatic spending cuts which went into effect today. These cuts have been described as repeatedly as "draconian," yet history tells a different tale, writes this contributor.
With such a record of failure on long-term policy initiatives, it is no wonder that Congress is skeptical of the Fed's ability to unwind its aggressive monetary policy, writes this contributor.
The Dow has marched past 14,000 and if you invested in the Dow in 2007 you're about to break even. Not so exciting right?
In 2013 private equity funds that gorged themselves on the tax-driven buffet last year are feeling a bit bloated and examining their own swollen portfolios for divestiture candidates, says this expert.
Consumers may be more willing to give something new a try, but their standards are incredibly high and their criteria for long-term adoption are very strict, warns this pro.
This expert says he's realized that the archaic definition of leadership is so yesterday!
The President has spent the last several weeks painting a picture of economic Armageddon if he doesn't get his way and Republicans are betting Mr. Obama is overstating his case.
The decision to do away with sales last year had no testing behind it. So it is not a mystery why J.C. Penney has done a 180 when it comes to its promotional stance.
We need to dissect what might be causing so much upward pressure on the VIX while the stock market remains so elevated on the year.
This exec says telecommuting, once a novelty and a very practical solution in some situations, has now become an entitlement. An entitlement he claims that is abused.
China is the big story - the second biggest economy in the world and on its way to become the biggest (according to one way of measuring it, at least). So it's only natural that foreign exchange traders should want to get in on this Next Big Thing.
The sequester will cut about $45 billion from Pentagon programs. Despite this, Lockheed Martin saw heavy call option trading.
One thing should be made clear - We should have a stimulus, not a cut says this professor.
The symbolism was strong but America's trade results were weak as President Barack Obama visited East Asia right after his reelection last November, a year after his shift to a more comprehensive trans-pacific engagement.
The practice of currency manipulation by a major partner, such as Japan, acts as a subsidy for their products entering our market and as a tax on our exports to their market.
One options trader has made a large bullish bet on the long-term performance of Sears' stock. Should you follow?
Yes there will be deep cuts, but there is, however, a silver lining to it all: Americans might rediscover the things that really matter in life.
GM led the market lower on Wednesday, but option activity was bullish, with calls trading nearly double their average daily volume.
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