Tagged: Finances

How Bitcoins Could Put Your Finances at Risk

Virtual currencies could cause you to lose “real” money, according to a new report The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau released a report Monday concluding that virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, offer less protection than...

How the DOMA Ruling Will Affect Gay Couples’ Finances

How the DOMA Ruling Will Affect Gay Couples’ Finances

Yesterday’s historic Supreme Court rulings will have a ripple effect on the lives and futures of gay couples, especially when it comes to their personal finances. The Court’s decision on the Defense of Marriage...

Coke Drinks Deeply From Emerging Markets, But Q1 Profit Still Falls 14%

Coke Drinks Deeply From Emerging Markets, But Q1 Profit Still Falls 14%

  Coca-Cola pushed forward with growth in emerging markets, though a series of currency problems and restructuring charges sent the world’s largest beverage company’s profit tumbling. Net income was $1.75 billion, 39 cents a...

Apple Investors May Get More Of A Cash Return Than Expected As Company Seems More ‘Open’ To Taking on Debt

Apple Investors May Get More Of A Cash Return Than Expected As Company Seems More ‘Open’ To Taking on Debt

Apple’s “active talks” about returning some of its more than $137 billion in cash has remained just that, with the company so far not announcing any plans to return its hoard to investors in...

Stocks brace for fiscal cliff reckoning

Stocks brace for fiscal cliff reckoning

Can the stock market shake off yet another punt by Congress? It just might. For weeks, many have worried that no resolution to the fiscal cliff would lead to the kind of brutal sell-off...

Greece In Default Once Again On Troika-Imposed Bond Buyback, S&P Says

Greece In Default Once Again On Troika-Imposed Bond Buyback, S&P Says

      Greece is in default once again – Image credit: AFP via @daylife And so it happened.  Greece is once again in selective default, at least according to Standard & Poor’s.  The...

Situation At Best Buy Worsens: Q3 Figures Shows No Signs Of A Turnaround

Situation At Best Buy Worsens: Q3 Figures Shows No Signs Of A Turnaround

  (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife) Best Buy swung to a loss in the third quarter, the latest signal that problems at the consumer electronics retailer are growing more severe and showing no...