Financial news on May 8th, 2010
Business and Financial news
Douglas Ballard and Joseph Todd Foster were charged with bank fraud, and a developer, Guy Mitchell, is accused of using funds from the bank to buy an island in the Bahamas. Read more..
A growing number of people are turning to acupuncture for help with conditions including infertility, chronic pain, depression and menopause symptoms. Read more..
Everyone runs into a brick wall now and then. Read more..
The Liberal Democrats are likely to be the kingmakers in the British election, and that seems sure to unnerve the bankers and traders operating in the City of London. Read more..
Raj Rajaratnam sought to dismiss the government’s most powerful evidence against him: thousands of wiretapped conversations. Read more..
Elizabeth Gorski checks in with a very appropriate puzzle. Read more..
Officials from federal agencies hunted for clues amid a tangle of electronic trading records to find out what caused Thursday’s near panic on Wall Street. Read more..
The Spanish economy, for all its troubles, came out of the recession last quarter, even if the recovery is still fragile. Read more..
While you were in class, some laws and regulations were approved that may change your (financial) life. Read more..
In Britain, stocks slid by 4 percent, the pound dropped and risk premiums on 10-year bonds touched a 12-year high. Read more..