Economy & Finance

France, Germany seek to finesse growth vs rigor divide

France, Germany seek to finesse growth vs rigor divide

Published 04/04/2013

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - The finance ministers of France and Germany sought on Thursday to play down differences over the euro zone's economic policy mix, [more…]

Stockton, Cyprus, and the savings puzzle

Published 03/04/2013

(Reuters) - Whether out of necessity, mistrust or simply the feel-good factor of soaring asset markets, Americans appear to be cutting back once again on [more…]

Bad behavior persists in 401(k) accounts

Published 03/04/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Yes, stocks have been on a real tear lately, but guess who hasn't been along for the ride: The millions of 401(k) [more…]

Money market assets fall in latest week: iMoneyNet

Published 03/04/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Money market fund assets fell by $11.33 billion to $2.614 trillion in the week ended April 2, the Money Fund Report [more…]

Beppe Grillo’s anti-disappointment party

Published 03/04/2013

(John Lloyd is a Reuters columnist but his opinions are his own.) By John Lloyd (Reuters) - Jim O'Neill, head of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, [more…]

Retirement rollovers can be misleading, confusing: watchdog

Published 03/04/2013

(Reuters) - Workers encounter confusion and misleading information when they leave their jobs and roll over their retirement money into individual retirement accounts, or IRAs, [more…]

New Cyprus finance minister says will fully meet bailout terms

New Cyprus finance minister says will fully meet bailout terms

Published 03/04/2013

NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cyprus is committed to meeting all the terms of a 10 billion euro bailout deal agreed with international lenders last week, the [more…]

Parties carp as Italy’s “wise men” seek end to political crisis

Parties carp as Italy’s “wise men” seek end to political crisis

Published 02/04/2013

ROME (Reuters) - Italian President Giorgio Napolitano expressed despair on Tuesday at fierce criticism of his latest plan to end a post-election deadlock that has [more…]

A time of unqualified promises

Published 02/04/2013

(Reuters) - Just as Mario Draghi's pledge to "do whatever it takes" to preserve the euro is being challenged, the very same unqualified promise, this [more…]

Modern Etiquette: The Power of Referrals

Published 02/04/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attention job seekers! One of the best ways to get your foot in the door for a job interview is to get [more…]