Financial news on October 20, 2007
Business and Financial news
Investors are allowed to put the money in their I.R.A.’s into almost anything, be it condominiums or airplanes. A growing number of people are doing just that. Read more..
An increasingly vocal and potent anti-coal movement in the West includes ranchers, farmers and religious groups. Read more..
Taiwan is attracting interest as perhaps the last place to find affordable shares in companies with extensive Chinese operations. Read more..
A growing number of people are watching TV online; sometimes the future looks very different when it arrives and more. Read more..
Stocks plunged to their lowest level in a month, capping a week of poor earnings reports, particularly at large banks. Read more..
There are 9.3 million households in the U.S. with net worths of at least $1 million; bargain hunting on Wall Street; green investing and more. Read more..
Pradman P. Kaul, C.E.O. of Hughes Communications, discusses satellite communications and how his company can compete with cable and phone companies. Read more..
Dismay with the kind of work that has often been honored by the Nobel prize in economics has led even a couple of its winners to suggest it be abolished. Read more..
China now leads the world in the number of publicly traded companies with market values of more than $200 billion, but this is not necessarily good news for investors. Read more..
In a victory for Intel, the U.N. telecommunications agency in Geneva gave the upstart technology called WiMax a vote of approval on Thursday. Read more..