| Jun 8, 2012
| 10:03 AM
Spanish officials are likely to follow those in Greece, Portugal and Ireland in asking for an international bailout when they participate in a conference call with representatives of fellow Eurozone countries Saturday, according to news reports.
| Jun 14, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country is a lot of things, including “the economic engine and … the anchor of stability in Europe.” But what Germany is not, she said, is Superman, sweeping in with euro zone deposit guarantees and...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Spain made a formal request on Monday asking fellow Eurozone countries to help with its crumbling banks -- a financial aid package that could be worth up to 100 billion euros, or about $125 billion.
“Restructuring the banking sector is key to...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Jennifer Aniston and her actor boyfriend Justin Theroux may have just gotten engaged, but the wedding bells we really want to know about are the ones for billionaire financier George Soros.
The scene: The Hamptons. The ring: A diamond in a rose-gold...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Gold still glitters, but a bit less brightly as it fell below $1,600 on Friday for the first time in six months.
In one of the contrarian ways of the financial markets, gold has weakened as evidence has mounted that the global economy is recovering....
| Oct 2, 2012
| 5:43 PM
Who's the most influential billionaire business figure in national politics?
If you answered one of the Koch brothers (Charles or David) or George Soros, you're wearing your partisan blinders. The former are known for their devotion to conservative...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 4:35 PM
The Occupy protesters are learning what homeless people have long known, writes Barbara Ehrenreich in an Op-Ed from Sunday’s pages. What occupiers from all walks of life are discovering, at least every time they contemplate taking a leak, is that......
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:36 PM
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| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:39 PM
George Soros gives $500,000 to effort to narrow California Three Strikes initiative. George Soros, a prominent supporter of liberal causes, donates $500,000 to initiative to narrow Three Strikes law....
| Sep 30, 2011
| 4:34 AM
A new report from Merrill Lynch suggests the answer may be yes -- that the stock market is weighing on the economy because its acute fluctuations are so psychologically unsettling....
| Sep 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
To the list of all the reasons why backers of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast want it to be built, add now the welfare of Saudi Arabian women. The pipeline, which would bring oil......