International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde show photographers IMF anniversary cookies as IMFC Chair Tharman Shanmugaratnam looks on, Saturday, April 12, 2014, during the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) meeting at World Bank Group-International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in Washington. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Finance officials: Global economy turns the corner

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world’s top finance officials expressed confidence Saturday that the global economy finally has turned the corner to stronger growth. This time, they may be right. Despite challenges that include market jitters […]


Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke listens while participating in a panel at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, on "The Crisis as a Classic Financial Panic." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Bernanke: Fed has greater power to combat crises

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday that the Federal Reserve is drafting rules to close large insolvent banks without bringing down the broader financial system, one of many steps regulators must take to […]


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Trustees say Medicare exhausted in 2026

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says Medicare’s giant hospital trust will not be exhausted until 2026, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund is unchanged at 2033. The date for Medicare […]


Jeri Harman

Jeri Harman on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Jeri Harman, a founder and partner or Avante Mezzanine Partners, who has 30 years of financing experience. In April, she will be inducted into the National Association of Women Business Owners Hall of Fame.


Brett King

Brett King on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with a bestselling author and American Banker’s Innovator of the Year for 2012, Brett King. The founder of the direct mobile bank Moven, he is an International Judge for the GSMA Global Mobile Awards, the Asian Banker Retail Excellence Awards and the Middle-East Business Achievement Awards.


Neil Grossman

Neil Grossman on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Neil Grossman, the CEO of TKNG Capital, a partner at Cosmic Toast Studios in Los Angeles. The host of Neilytics podcast, Grossman has been featured on Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Radio, and Fox News.


Survey: Families at odds over financial planning

BOSTON (AP) – Thanksgiving could be an opportune time to talk turkey about family finances. Survey results released Wednesday by Fidelity Investments found sharply conflicting expectations between older parents and their adult children. They were […]


Cal State reaches tentative agreement with faculty

(AP) – California State University has reached a tentative agreement on a four-year contract with its faculty that would avert strikes threatened for the fall, the university and faculty union said Tuesday. The settlement with […]



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