Financial news on May 5th, 2007
Business and Financial news
It has taken 88 months, or nearly three-quarters of the decade, but the American stock market is finally back to where it ended the last decade. Read more..
If you are going to invest extra money in a greener lifestyle, there are plenty of ways to do so that don’t necessarily involve going to the mall. Read more..
Two private equity groups have made a bid for Altadis, the maker of Gauloises cigarettes, setting the stage for a bidding war. Read more..
An investment currently being marketed to the rich is trying in essence to hedge a hedge fund, and the approach is bound to be offered to the rest of us soon. Read more..
Reports of carbon credit fraud and abuse are piling up. Read more..
Businesses added the fewest positions in more than two years, and the jobless rate edged up to 4.5 percent. Read more..
Born during the dot-com boom, beliefnet is a company that by all rights should have died with all the other failed ventures when the bubble burst. Read more..
The future of financial news may lie in its global reach, supplied by media giants and distributed digitally. Read more..
Microsoft and Yahoo are discussing a business partnership in their effort to compete with Google. Read more..
Small businesses may become a central issue in the debate over the problem of Americans without health insurance. Read more..