Obama’s proposal to expand earned income tax credit signals his administration’s intent to lift the US’ lowest earners out of poverty and incentivise work
The JOBS Act has been well received by small businesses, and for good reason; however, the long awaited Title III has thus far come up spectacularly short
Facebook’s $19bn acquisition of WhatsApp became its 45th buyout. We count down eight other young companies that the social media giant quickly snapped up
Central bank transparency has increased these past two decades since the former MI6 agent Richard Tomlinson made public the consequences of secretive monetary policy
Agency announces deficit expected to drop to lowest since 2007, before rising again from 2016
With public attitudes towards bankers at an all-time low, the financial services industry has reason to be concerned about reputation management
Finance chiefs from the group of leading economies have told the US that they must ratify long-proposed IMF reforms by the end of the year, or the other members will move forward without them
Glencore Xstrata’s Las Bambas project in Peru is set to go to a Chinese consortium and fetch almost $6bn in cash for the Anglo-Swiss multinational
One of the world’s most notorious activist investors, Carl Icahn, has been stirring up trouble among some of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies in recent years
A sharpened focus on corporate social responsibility has given rise to a legal framework by which non-financial performance can be measured
Good employees are becoming a hot commodity as the asset management industry continues to expand along with the recovering global economy. Hiring the right managers however, might prove easier said than done as stealth hiring tactics start to emerge
Silicon Roundabout, London’s technology hub, has been talked up by the government, but it is little more than a marketing exercise?
Under new rules, the eight biggest US banks have until 2018 to boost their capital by $68bn, say US regulators, who are still tightening policy in the wake of the financial crisis
Increasing capital requirements are pushing banks to find new revenue streams such as wealth management, which with its fee-based advice and wealthy clients is quickly becoming a new industry favourite
The irresistible call of the world’s biggest deposit of iron ore is forcing the Swedish city of Kiruna to move two miles east, signalling a new beginning for its citizens. But can this groundbreaking project succeed with so much at stake?