Financial news on December 13, 2008
Business and Financial news
The head of the Canadian Auto Workers urged the Canadian government to offer an aid package to help force action in Washington. Read more..
As the economy sputters, there is a growing impetus to give millions of Americans something they badly need: financial advice. Read more..
Many of Bernard L. Madoff’s clients are facing an abrupt reversal of fortune that is the stuff of nightmares. Read more..
Harry Hurt III plays a game of billiards, a uniquely noble executive pursuit with a long and glorious tradition. Read more..
G.M.expects to build 250,000 fewer vehicles in the first quarter, compared to the 885,000 made in the 2008 period. Read more..
The world’s largest makers of office paper plans to cut its global work force by 1,000 to 1,500 employees by the end of next year. Read more..
An adviser to the rich recommends four strategies that the wealthy (and even the less than wealthy) can use to better manage their financial and emotional lives. Read more..
The sweeping $250 billion package was intended to create jobs, increase business loans and help laid-off workers. Read more..
The programming and viewing habits of the last 50 years are being replaced by an Internet-influenced time-shifting model of scheduling. Read more..
Harvard's small but ambitious experiment for student-fellows in their 50s and 60s hopes to become a new “third stage” of university education. Read more..