Financial news on May 22, 2010
Business and Financial news
Revenue at the airline, which expects to break even in the current fiscal year, fell 11 percent, and its net loss grew for the year that ended March 31. Read more..
A wide-open puzzle of interest to milliners. Read more..
The American International Group had expected the credit-default swaps to be off its books by the end of last year, but billions in exposure remains. Read more..
Order! Order! Today’s puzzle is now in session … with a bit of disorder. Read more..
The Senate’s version of the overhaul bill could result in more discounts to people who pay in cash. Read more..
Do we trust people too little? Too much? There’s evidence on both sides. Read more..
When the Dish Network threatened to drop the Weather Channel this week, it cited too much “weather-tainment.” An even bigger reason appears to be cost. Read more..
The Treasury Department has hired the investment bank Lazard to advise on a potential initial public offering of the government’s stake in General Motors. Read more..
The surprising endorsement by the Federal Trade Commission of Google’s deal for AdMob follows Apple’s purchase of Quattro Wireless, an AdMob rival. Read more..
There’s much talk about how the coming percentage-point increases in income taxes will affect the wealthy, but let’s look at some real numbers. Read more..