On a sliding scale of difficulty, writing a general-interest book about high-frequency trading is slightly harder than making baseball statistics interesting, but easier than animating the role played by quantitive analysis in the 2007 financial collapse.
GlaxoSmithKline, the UK's largest drug firm, is investigating claims that its staff in Jordan and Lebanon have bribed doctors.
Tax campaigners have questioned whether Starbucks will make a significant additional contribution to Treasury coffers after the coffee chain announced that it is moving its European head office from the Netherlands to the UK.
Protesters and unions from around the world heavily criticise mining company Rio Tinto on Tuesday over alleged lapses in safety leading to the deaths of 41 people and a string of claimed environmental abuses.
Yahoo, the Silicon Valley tech giant that has been under pressure to show it can compete with aggressive rivals like Google, has bought more time for its turnaround with solid earnings and an 84% rise in income.
Citigroup announced slightly lower revenues for the first few months of the year on Monday as the bank worked to shed its “too-big-to-fail” image and convince federal regulators it remains among the strongest banks in the US.
A decade ago Asi Burak developed a video game designed to encourage opposing parties in the Israel-Palestine dispute over land to better understand – even empathise – with each other's point of view.
The US stock market showed signs of nervousness Thursday as three major indexes took a simultaneous dive, with little or no prompting from any noticeable bad news.