Financial news on December 29, 2007
Business and Financial news
Finish Line has been ordered by a judge to complete its acquisition of shoe retailer Genesco against its will. Read more..
The increase fed speculation that China was yielding to international pressure and the state of its economy. Read more..
Some human resources professionals believe companies should test for intelligence when hiring managers, the conventional wisdom on compensation may be wrong and more. Read more..
Japan’s inflation rose at the fastest pace in more than nine years in November while industrial production and household spending declined. Read more..
Suddenly coming into a lot of money isn’t necessarily the ticket to financial freedom. Instead, it can be difficult to find smart, solid advice for handling it. Read more..
Comparing Champagne and sparkling wine reveals that a Champagne and caviar lifestyle might just be possible on a Diet Coke and Doritos budget. Read more..
The agreement will allow the late-night star to resume his show on CBS starting Wednesday with his team of writers on board, even as the writers’ strike continues. Read more..
Wall Street ended mixed Friday, with gains led by the energy sector and losses led by financial shares. Read more..
New-home sales fell 34.4 percent from a year earlier, the biggest year-over-year drop since January 1991. Read more..
Distinctions between local economies are being overridden by a mortgage market that has made it more difficult for many would-be homebuyers to obtain financing. Read more..