The Reformed Broker discusses the merits of making a dramatic final exit from your workplace. Whether you jump down your airplane's emergency slide, or send out a scathing memo, revenge is a dish best served by the newly unemployed.
We’re going to be talking a lot about deficits, debt and the federal budget in this election, which may be partisan politics, but will hopefully also get Americans thinking about what the government can do for them, and for how much.
The Reformed Broker is looking for a few good men, or women, to fill out the "Investing Mount Rushmore." He's compiling a list of those who've had the biggest impact based on their wisdom, style, message, writings or actions on the field
While Bill Clinton will have a starring role at the Democratic National Convention this year, his Republican counterpart, George W. Bush, won't even speak at the RNC meeting as conservatives attempt to distance themselves from the Dubya.
The Olympics embody the ideal of globalization. High-performance competitors push each other to do their best in an arena where everyone follows the same rules. An Olympian's dream is to stand out – not only in his or her own country but around the world. Global companies aim to do the same. There's one key and fortunate difference between sports and economics. In any sporting contest, there's only one winner. In a global economy, the number of winners is potentially unlimited, as I point out in my book, "Globalization." So what can businesses learn from these Games? Here are four ways international sport can inspire a better global economy:
More and more evidence is showing that dividends are important, providing the bulk of equity investor returns for many generations. This doesn't mean it's always a good time to buy dividend stocks, but it's something to keep in mind.
High-frequency quoting that has skyrocketed recently, leading some in the US to think it might be time for a financial non-transaction tax similar to the one in France. The French will also impose a tax on traders who submit too many unfilled quotes.
So you bought a Kindle, but now don't want to pay a lot of money to fill it with books. As usual, our personal finance expert has a solution to your problem. He's compiled a list of 28 free books that are both economical, and enjoyable.
Wall Street firms don't train their young workers, they massacre them.
Most Americans get only two weeks of paid vacation. A quarter don't get any at all. Obama, Romney could get votes and boost workforce.