Financial news on January 12th, 2013
Business and Financial news
Ron Lieber Your Money column offers cautionary tale of Chanel Reynolds, who was suddenly forced to confront unattended financial tasks after her 43-year-old husband was killed in a bicycling accident. Read more..
Officials are looking into suggestions that the French luxury group might have used a network of Belgian subsidiaries to avoid taxes, a Flemish newspaper reported. Read more..
Paul Sullivan Wealth Matters column features wealth management experts offering explanations and advice on new tax laws for affluent Americans. Read more..
Analysts said the increase was a harbinger, as price pressures will increase in coming months. Read more..
Ford Motor Co says it plans to hire 2,200 new salaried workers in United States, its largest increase in more than a decade, to support new product introductions. Read more..
Greek lawmakers vote to increase taxes on middle- to high-income earners, self employed professionals and businesses despite strong objections by political opposition and several ruling coalition deputies who insist austerity-weary citizens should not be subjected to further pain. Read more..
Floyd Norris Off the Charts column holds that the information technology sector, which once disdained paying dividends to shareholders, now pays more dividends than any other sector in the Standard & Poor's 500. Read more..
Stocks gain for second straight week as companies begin releasing earnings reports, keeping Standard & Poor's 500-stock index within fraction of its highest levels in five years. Read more..
James B Stewart Common Sense column; annual survey of experts who were accurate about United States economy in 2012, offering their thoughts on stocks, bonds and real estate for 2013. Read more..