| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Billionaire financier George Soros seems to be showing faith in J.C. Penney’s chances at a turnaround, taking a 7.9% stake in the struggling retailer.
The hedge fund titan bought nearly 17.4 million shares through his Soros Fund Management,...