September 3, 2011
While CIOs may know their way around a database, CFOs are the masters of the spreadsheet and control the purse strings at many companies when it comes to IT investments. CFO influence over IT is growing as CFOs alone have authorized 26 percent of all IT investments, while CIOs have authorized only 5 percent of […]
August 21, 2011
I’m a bit late to commenting on Christina Romer’s Sunday op-ed on monetary policy and the Great Depression, but it makes a point that bears repeating. The story most of us know about the Great Depression, the one in which Herbert Hoover screws up but then Franklin Delano Roosevelt comes in and hires people to […]
August 18, 2011
To get even more specific, the two policies Romer identifies as being key to the recovery were FDR’s decision to sign Executive Order 6102 and Hitler’s decision to overrun Europe.
August 8, 2011
MERVAL -8,52 HACIA EL FINAL DE LA RUEDA BONOS CAEN UN -7% PROMEDIO BOVESPA -8,35 CHILEВ -7,09 LIMA -6,66 HAY UN GRAN TEMOR EN AMERICA DEL SUR POR UNA MENOR DEMANDA DE MATERIAS PRIMAS POR PARTE DE LOS MERCADOS ORIENTALES
August 8, 2011
Multinationals are shifting their investing strategies from Asia to Latin America, boding well for the region's growth, Frontier Strategy Group's Matt Lasov tells MarketWatch's Laura Mandaro
Una legiГіn de ciberactivistas se moviliza en la Red. Se hacen llamar Anonymous y dicen luchar por la transparencia, la libertad de expresiГіn y los derechos humanos. No muestran la cara ni tienen lГderes. La semana pasada tumbaron las webs oficiales de TГєnez, tras la autoinmolaciГіn de un joven. Hace un mes, atacaron a las empresas que cortaron el grifo a Wikileaks. Son un movimiento germinal, fuertemente libertario y de contornos confusos. Este es su retrato
Visa actually tested a partnership with retailer The Gap earlier this year which alerted customers via SMS of discounts in stores near them. Gadja tells us Visa is working with a number of other retailers and banks on similar deals which will be announced soon.
The Top Right in Technology Slate selects five American technology gurus who are both wildly inventive and incredibly practical.
August 5, 2011
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) вЂ” U.S. stocks on Friday veered wildly, lately surging on reports from Europe, but headed towards stiff weekly losses as a shaken Wall Street contended with U.S. and global economic concerns.
July 27, 2011
TodayвЂ™s Headlines: World Bank warns on economy if China fails to tackle diseases 2011 Global Foreign Investment To Return To Pre-Crisis Level. WTO Head Warns Of Doha Paralysis Threat To Trade Body World Bank To Lend $300 Million For Indonesia Geothermal Plants
July 24, 2011
Online By the Project For Excellence In Journalism and the Pew Internet & American Life Project Economic Attitudes
July 24, 2011
Local news is going mobile. Nearly half of all American adults (47%) report that they get at least some local news and information on their cellphone or tablet computer. What they seek out most on mobile platforms is information that is practical and in real time: 42% of mobile device owners report getting weather updates on their phones or tablets; 37% say they get material about restaurants or other local businesses. These consumers are less likely to use their mobile devices for news about local traffic, public transportation, general news alerts or to access retail coupons or discounts.