Mobilising the social sciences to rethink finance

Mobilising the social sciences to rethink finance

The authors of the book The Making of Finance highlight the intellectual capture of the financial worlds. Credit: Bart Sadowski/Shutterstock Ten years have passed since the collapse of Lehman Brothers: this unprecedented event remains today a topic of the greatest concern. Indeed, regulation theory teaches us that the major financial crises – those of 1929 […]

Finance agency fined for failing to issue NOC

Finance agency fined for failing to issue NOC

Tribune News Service Amritsar, November 25 The district consumer disputes redressal forum has directed a finance agency to pay Rs 5,000 as compensation and Rs 3,000 as litigation expenses to a local resident for failure to issue a no objection certificate (NOC) even after settling a loan that he had availed. The forum also directed […]

What's a Safe Withdrawal Rate in Retirement?

What's a Safe Withdrawal Rate in Retirement?

You’ve saved diligently for retirement throughout your working years, and now it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop planning for the future. Your retirement savings will probably need to last you 20 years or more, and if you use them up too fast, you could […]

PERSONAL FINANCE: The three money mindsets

PERSONAL FINANCE: The three money mindsets

By WACEKE NDUATI OMANGAMore by this Author Money is made or lost in the mind. What goes on in our minds will reflect our actions. Those actions, done on a continuous basis, become our reality. There are three money mindsets that we tend to have, and we move fluidly between one and the other. This […]

Black Friday blog: Online shopping surges on Thanksgiving

Black Friday blog: Online shopping surges on Thanksgiving

A very merry holiday shopping season could be in store for many retailers if early data and observations are any indication. On Thanksgiving, $1.75 billion was spent online as of 5 p.m., up 28.6% from the prior year according to Adobe Analytics. Online sales are seen surpassing $3.7 billion on the day, a new record, […]

Highlights of Finance Minister Bill Morneau's fall fiscal update

Highlights of Finance Minister Bill Morneau's fall fiscal update

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau rolled out his fall fiscal update on Wednesday, framing it as the federal government’s response to dealing with the competitiveness challenges posed by aggressive moves south of the border. Here are the highlights: Overall, new measures over the next five years will cost the federal treasury $17.1 billion, with […]

Airbus names new finance and operational leaders

Airbus names new finance and operational leaders

Airbus on Wednesday named the finance director of German chipmaker Infineon Technologies as its next chief financial officer to replace fellow German Harald Wihelm, who is due to step down next year. Dominik Asam, who is also a former Siemens executive, will take over the post on April 1, 2019, it said in a statement. […]

Morning Brief: Apple shares near bear market

Morning Brief: Apple shares near bear market

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Get the Morning Brief sent directly to your inbox every Monday to Friday by 6:30 a.m. ET. Subscribe What to watch today It’s a retail earnings bonanza with Lowe’s (LOW), Target (TGT), Best Buy (BBY), Kohl’s (KSS), Ross Stores (ROST), T.J. Maxx (TJX), Hormel Foods (HRL) and Campbell Soup (CPB) reporting before […]

Tech rout drags markets sharply lower

Tech rout drags markets sharply lower

Equities slid Monday as tech stocks continued their rout. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) fell 1.44%, or 39.32 points, as of 3:06 p.m. ET. The Dow (^DJI) tumbled 1.47%, or 373.23 points, led by declines in Boeing (BA). The tech-heavy Nasdaq (^IXIC) fell by 2.59%, or 187.78 points, as Apple and other big tech stocks tumbled. […]