| 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...
| 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 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 5, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Finance ministers and central bank governors from the world’s major economies convened on an emergency conference call Tuesday to discuss the situation in Greece and Spain — and seemed to come away without much to say.
The Group of Seven...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates took home $3.9 billion last year. Fellow investment kings Carl Icahn and James Simons each made off with more than $2 billion. To the average plebeian, that’s a lot of money.
But for the top 25 hedge fund earners...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Katy Perry may be dating a hunky male model. Madonna plans a line of shoes for fall. "Fashion Star" premieres on Tuesday....
| 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....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:36 PM
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| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:28 PM
The new role that the super-rich play in electoral politics began to emerge with greater clarity Tuesday as recently formed "super PACs" publicly reported their donors and expenses for 2011.
Restore Our Future, the super PAC backing Mitt Romney's...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:24 AM
With Mitt Romney on track for a pair of victories in contests this week in Florida and Nevada, could the race for the GOP nomination begin to wind down?
The party establishment is increasingly hopeful that the answer is yes. But mathematically, at least,...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 1:30 PM
A panel of liberal "super PAC" leaders won over a crowd of potential donors at the Mandarin Hotel during this week's closed-door meeting of the Democracy Alliance, an elite group of wealthy Democrats.
The annual gathering is closed to the press, but...