Financial news on January 29, 2011
Business and Financial news
John A. Paulson made more in 2010 than he did in 2007 when he bet against subprime investments. Read more..
Studies show short-term benefits for severely depressed patients, but no evidence of any benefit after 30 days. Read more..
Dimensional Fund Advisors has taken a quirky, exclusive approach that has endeared it to its clients. Read more..
The company also announced it was selling its automotive products business. Read more..
Government officials in Tokyo scrambled on Friday to minimize any fallout from the downgrade of Japanese long-term sovereign debt Read more..
Yonni Sebbag tried to sell nonpublic Disney financial information, passed to him by his girlfriend, who worked at the company. Read more..
Social Security and welfare checks are being replaced by direct deposit and debit cards, which will change some rituals of inner-city life, like using federal benefit checks as collateral. Read more..
In addition to news that the U.S. economy grew 3.2 percent in the fourth quarter, traders were taking in a number of corporate results. Read more..
As private foundations attract more I.R.S. scrutiny, some wealthy philanthropists are considering the benefits of donor-advised funds, which are also less costly to manage. Read more..
And often they invite their husbands and children and friends to join them, spreading the effect of their efforts. Read more..