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Cash Is Still King: San Francisco to Ban Credit-Only Stores
SAN FRANCISCO—San Francisco is about to require brick-and-mortar retailers to take cash as payment, joining Philadelphia and New Jersey in banning a growing paperless practice that critics say discriminates against ...
May 8, 2019
The Associated Press
China Opens Credit Floodgates in March
News Analysis China has opened the credit spigot. Credit growth in March exceeded all estimates after a slowdown ...
April 14, 2019
Inflated Credit Scores Leave Investors in the Dark on Real Risks
Consumer credit scores have been artificially inflated over the past decade and are masking the real danger the ...
April 9, 2019
China Reverses Course, Launches Massive Credit Expansion
Bank lending in China hit an all-time-high in January, signaling that recent mandates to boost lending to businesses ...
February 17, 2019
China Local Governments’ Hidden Debt May Be as High as $5.8 Trillion
BEIJING—Off-balance-sheet borrowings by Chinese local governments could be as high as 40 trillion yuan ($5.78 trillion) and amount ...
October 16, 2018
Credit Market Contagion
To understand the routs in Turkey, Argentina, and other emerging markets, one needs to understand the anatomy of ...
September 6, 2018
Cash Is Still King
Bank notes and coins—physical cash—don’t appear to be dying some kind of slow death.
March 13, 2018
Auto Loan Market Fears Mounting
After several years of growth post the financial crisis, a corner of the U.S. economy—the auto loan market—could ...
April 2, 2017
Book Review: ‘International Political Economy’
Did you ever wonder why most economists could not predict the financial crisis of 2008? It's because they ...
March 1, 2016
Former Top Regulator: Mainstream Economics Doesn’t Understand Banks
Economics as a science has a terrible track record. Time and again the "dismal science" misses predictions or ...
November 15, 2015
The Truth About Banking: Former Top Regulator Speaks Out
Lord Adair Turner, the ex-chief British financial regulator, lifts the mystery on what banks are really doing in ...
November 13, 2015
NY Bank Offers Throw Financial Lifeline to the Needy
New York is considering a novel solution to alleviate the lending needs of credit-strapped low-income consumers called “borrow ...
November 27, 2014
How Bitcoin Compares to Other Crypto-Currencies (Infographics)
With a market capitalization of more than $8 billion, Bitcoin is by far the most important crypto-currency in ...
July 27, 2014
Thank You for Your Service: How One Company Sues Soldiers Worldwide
With stores near military bases across the country, the retailer USA Discounters offers easy credit to service members. ...
July 27, 2014
Credit Score Myths
How will your actions or the actions of your lender impact the all important score?
May 21, 2014
Wealth Gap Becoming Mainstream—Should Occupy Get Credit?
Glimmers of Occupy Wall Street will surface this week in a smattering of cities as activists join rallies ...
May 1, 2014
China’s Financial Instability a Top Concern for Global CEOs
Business leaders ranked China's instability as their fifth-largest concern in a new report, CEO Challenge 2014, from The ...
February 18, 2014
If Interest Rates Rise, What Should You Do With Bonds?
Before investing in bonds, you should understand the risks involved, including credit risk and market risk.
June 12, 2013
NBA Finals Game 3 First Quarter Recap: Spurs 24, Heat 20
Tony Parker has come out active early on for the Spurs, assisting on four shots and hitting another ...
June 11, 2013
Bridge Collapse Is Another Wake-Up Call
The collapse of the Interstate 5 bridge in Mount Vernon, Washington should be another wake up call to ...
June 5, 2013
Minimum Bet $1.6 Million in Macau Casino
Minimum bet $1.6 million: In China's Galaxy Macau, on the 32nd floor, there is a casino lounge that ...
May 31, 2013
Japanese Teen Uses Father’s Credit Card to Rack Up $54K Bar Tab
Teen's $54k bar tab: A teen in Japan ran up a $54,000 bar tab on his dad’s credit ...
May 28, 2013
Should You Refinance?
Knowledge is power. Let’s empower everyone with regards to credit, as in “Credit Reports,” “Credit Scores,” and “Managing ...
May 16, 2013
Iceland Credit Rating Slashed Again
Moody's Investors Service lowered Iceland's credit rating after the island's government passed a law prohibiting any type of ...
August 5, 2010
Credit, Late Payments and Cost of Doing Business Putting Pressure on SMEs in Ireland
Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) are the life blood of the economy in Ireland and they are facing ...
November 26, 2009
Fed Buys Student Loans as Market Freezes
The federal government announced a new program to act as buyer of last resort for student loans.
November 10, 2008
Credit Rating Agencies Under Fire
Credit rating firms are under fire for supposedly neglecting deep problems in the mortgage industry.
October 22, 2008
Energy Secretary Perry: Trump, Giuliani, and Sondland Never Mentioned Bidens and Burisma
FCC Votes 5-0 to Bar China’s Huawei, ZTE From Government Subsidy Program
Voices From Hong Kong: the US Bill is Our Hope to Fight Against Authoritarianism
Polls Show Majority of Independents No Longer Support of Impeachment
China Consul-General Ordered to Hand Over Evidence As Pro-Hong Kong Student Seeks Court’s Protection
Reporters Without Borders Condemns Arson Attack on Hong Kong Epoch Times Printing Press
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Trump Says Rumors About His Health Are a ‘False Narrative’