Financial news on March 14, 2009
Business and Financial news
Industry analysts say the problems at mobile carriers are becoming more glaring as the growing popularity of so-called smartphones puts pressure on their networks. Read more..
If you’re out of work or underinsured, hospitals and doctors may be willing to negotiate their fees. Read more..
The Chinese premier Wen Jiabao expressed concern on Friday about China’s $1 trillion investment in U.S. government debt. Read more..
In 1984 Mr. Taylor helped negotiate what was then the biggest federal bailout of a financial institution. Read more..
It is hard to see a downside to gaining a year of valuable life experience, especially since expanded federal college aid programs would not take effect until July 2010. Read more..
Volunteer work is a way to do some good while keeping a hand in the job market, though finding the right volunteer job can seem as difficult as obtaining a salaried position. Read more..
The European vending machine industry has annual sales of about $33 billion, much of it coming from factories and offices. Read more..
Only the willfully ignorant could have seen Bernard L. Madoff’s fund as a good investment. Read more..
Bernard L. Madoff’s main asset was his business; the houses, boats and cars were mostly in Ruth Madoff’s name. Read more..
Some laid-off workers are turning to their inner entrepreneur in what could be a boon for the economy. Read more..