Financial news on November 21, 2009
Business and Financial news
Analysts and executives are wondering if the economic model of broadcast television, which is more heavily reliant on advertising than cable, is irreparably broken. Read more..
Some advice from those with firsthand experience of divorce may help you avoid the financial pitfalls of a split. Read more..
If it survives an appeal, the verdict late Thursday would be the nation’s largest award of damages to an individual suing a tobacco company. Read more..
Since 1998, the dollar’s weakness has been a major contributor to the United States stock market’s fall from global grace. Read more..
The sides appear to be at least $500 million apart on how to value NBC Universal, which G.E. is hoping to sell to Comcast, the big cable television company. Read more..
Even as the British economy seems to be improving, some analysts worry that its underlying structural flaws could mean the country won’t be able to sustain its recovery. Read more..
Ohio claims state funds lost $457 million because the rating agencies “departed from their objective, neutral role as arbiters.” Read more..
Investors are increasingly wondering about the speed of the economy recovery and they are questioning the fast-paced rise of technology stocks. Read more..
Investment funds are buying mortgages, trimming some of them to the benefit of homeowners, and shifting any risk to the federal government. Read more..
Sometimes it is hard to remember that the person on the other end of the phone line is not the enemy, but staying calm can help. Read more..