Basel III’s “Net Stable Funding Ratio”—intended to promote more medium- and long-term funding by banks—may make banks less resilient during systemic liquidity crunches, according to a working paper published by the International Monetary Fund in July.
An update to last week's blogpost about the Houston janitor who parodied "Call me, Maybe" with "Call me, Jamie."
Once again, investor confidence was wounded, and Knight was almost destroyed. The error had decimated the firm’s capital base and rendered the firm insolvent.
The publisher has been looking to sell the question and answer site for some time, and sources tell me it has found a potential buyer in Answers.com with a price tag of some $270 million.
This installment of "Road Warrior Tested" reviews my Virgin Australia flight from Sydney to Perth in business class.
One of the biggest challenges you face is getting others to pay attention.
It's recruiting season on Wall Street. Which means that its time for the annual tradition of a few would-be Wall Streeters humiliating themselves with ill-advised attempts to stand out in a crowded field of job-seekers.
When Rupert Murdoch’s media empire reports its fiscal fourth quarter earnings after the bell Wednesday, Wall Street will be just as curious to hear details of its plan to split News Corp in two, as it is to hear the details of the quarter.
"We do think over the long term Fannie Mae can have strong profitability and can return a considerable amount of value to taxpayers," but as Tim Mayopoulos cautions, that depends on housing prices and other factors.
Dear Mr. Ellison, Please, please, please, please, please, please, don't leave California. I know you recently bought most of the Hawaiian Island of Lana'i, and maybe you're thinking of eventually retiring there.
Few topics are off limits for bloggers who chronicle their daily lives — and marketers want in. Companies see potential gold mines in bloggers who post, Tweet, Facebook and Instagram their product likes and dislikes for readers to dissect.
Ragu's "Long Day of Childhood" campaign includes a cringe-inducing event that may have you laughing or scar you for life.
Macy’s has been on and off OptionMonster’s tracking systems many times in recent months, and unusual activity returned yesterday.
Disney beats earnings; S&P cuts Greece outlook; Priceline plummets after disappointing earnings and magazine sales decline.
Disney CEO Bob Iger told CNBC that people are still flocking to parks and spending more money there despite the tight economy. He said the entertainment giant also sees "room to increase pricing" further.
U.S. regulators may be hard on foreign banks. But they're hard on domestic banks too.
Amazon.com is launching its own Game Studio along with a social game for Facebook called ‘Living Classics.' This is the company’s first major step into video game development. But with Zynga’s recent downfall, one analyst is questioning Amazon’s decision to invest in social gaming.
The rivalry between Apple and Google kicked up another notch recently when the iPhone maker announced that it would not include a pre-loaded app for YouTube in the new version of its iPhone and iPad software, one analyst said.
Here's a way to bring back some of the good ol' days of picnicking in parks before water restrictions forced officials to turn off the sprinklers. Buy yourself some grass-lined flip-flops.
United Airlines debuted a digital media store that allows frequent fliers to redeem miles for music, movies and television programming.