Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa (C) leaves a news conference ...
Feb 27th, 2012
(Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa (C) leaves a news conference as part of Group of Twenty (G20) leading economies' finance ministers and central bankers in Mexico City February 26, 2012. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya (MEXICO - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) -
By Laura Noonan LONDON (Reuters) - Most of Europe's big banks shed risky assets in the quarter to September, but they have yet to take extra provisions against doubtful loans to show they have put the financial crisis behind them in time for a critical review by regulators. After reckless lending brought several banks and some governments to t... [Full Article]
Slippery clay that looks like scaly black dragon skin is the crucial clue needed to explain the 2011 Japan earthquake's surprising impact, according to three studies published today (Dec. 5) in the journal Science. "It seems that frictional resistance at this location is getting close to zero, and we never really thought it could go so lo... [Full Article]
NEW YORK (AP) - MSNBC host Martin Bashir resigned from the network Wednesday, nearly three weeks after making graphic remarks on his show about former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
Stocks edged lower Wednesday as investors weighed conflicting economic reports and assessed the outlook for Federal Reserve stimulus. The stock market dropped in early trading after a payroll company reported ... (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman will renew his attack on Herbalife at a conference on Friday, almost a year since he shocked Wall Street with a $1 billion short bet against the weight-loss company, a person familiar with his plan said. Ackman accuses Herbalife of being a pyramid scheme but he has not spoke... [Full Article]