Economy & Finance

What is the best amount to save for college?

Published 22/07/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - College savings expert Joe Hurley thinks that $250 a month is the optimal amount to contribute to a child's 529 plan. [more…]

Europe still sleeping even as Japan, Britain stir

Europe still sleeping even as Japan, Britain stir

Published 21/07/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Another month, another listless set of business surveys is likely to show this week just how much the euro zone economy still [more…]

Six ways to invest in Comic-Con’s fantasy fanfare

Published 19/07/2013

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Geeks, nerds, gamers, cosplayers, fanboys and fangirls - an estimated 130,000 of them - are expected to visit Comic-Con this weekend, [more…]

Morgan Stanley stock traders rebuild burned bridges

Published 19/07/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As Morgan Stanley's share price went on a headlong descent during the financial crisis in 2008, then-Chief Executive John Mack personally [more…]

Analysis: U.S. fuel export surge gives refiners surprise summer blockbuster

Analysis: U.S. fuel export surge gives refiners surprise summer blockbuster

Published 19/07/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the middle of July, U.S. refiners are normally doing a brisk business selling their fuel close to home, revving up [more…]

Insight: Aussie bank surfs U.S. energy wave as Wall St. rivals struggle

Published 19/07/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An Australian bank is quietly beating Wall Street's powerhouses in a game they have long dominated: trading in the staples of [more…]

Yen under pressure, major chart levels tested

Published 18/07/2013

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar was again probing major resistance against the yen on Friday, encouraged by solid economic data, higher Treasury yields and [more…]

The Summers or Geithner nightmare: James Saft

Published 18/07/2013

(Reuters) - If you got me at gun-point, backed me up to the edge of a high cliff and forced me to choose between Larry [more…]

IMF’s Lagarde says ECB can do more if needed

Published 18/07/2013

VILNIUS (Reuters) - The European Central Bank still has weapons in its arsenal to use if needed, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on [more…]

Dollar firms up, shares sag after Bernanke

Published 18/07/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Shares sagged on Thursday and the dollar firmed up after the head of the Federal Reserve reiterated the U.S. central bank's plans [more…]