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WATCH: Larry Summers Says U.S. Default Would Be ‘Lehman On Steroids’

If the U.S. defaults, it will be much worse than the financial crisis that nearly three years ago brought the economy to the brink of collapse. At lea…

Read more: Treasury Department, Debt Ceiling, US Debt, Warren Buffett, 112th Congress, Larry Summers, Financial Crisis, Republicans in Congress, Barack Obama, Us Default, Business News

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Obama Meets With Wealthiest Two Americans On The Giving Pledge

WASHINGTON — President Obama will host the nation’s two wealthiest private citizens, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, at the White House on Monday to r…

Read more: White House, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Debt Ceiling, Michael Bloomberg, Buffett, Obama Administration, Obama, Billionaires, Barack Obama, Ted Turner, Obama White House, Philanthropy, Wealth, Mark Zuckerberg, Giving Pledge, Donations, […]

NYT Repaying Controversial Loan

The New York Times is set to pay off a $250 million loan from Mexican business magnate Carlos Slim HelĂș in August, three and a half years earlier tha…

Read more: Newspapers, New York Times Loan, New York Times, Carlos Slim, New York Times Carlos Slim Loan, New York Times Company, New York Times Paywall, […]

Sally Kohn: Obama’s Ultimatum: What the President Should Say to America, and Republicans

As President of the United States of America, I have put the economic needs of our entire nation ahead of the political agenda of my party. At times of great urgency, that is what great leaders do.

Read more: Taxes, Debt, Recovery, Cuts, John Boehner, President Barack Obama, Wages, Economy, Millionaires, Deal, Jobs, Obama, Billionaires, […]

Markets Fall On Disappointing Job Growth

Markets stumbled and economists darkened their forecasts as a dismal jobs report underscored that the U.S. economy’s core remains battered two years a…

Read more: Labor, Jan Hatzius, Unemployment, Economic Crisis, Business News, Financial Crisis, Jobs, Warren Buffett, John-Silvia, Economic Growth, Stimulus, Business News


Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points — Excerpting Obama’s Press Conference

An important debate flared this week — one in which sides were chosen, positions staked out, and invective hurled. I will let that sentence stand in…

Read more: 14th Amendment, President Obama, Ronald Reagan, Economy, Blaggy, Chiang, Paycheck, Obama, Democratic, California, Republican, John Chiang, Oxford Comma, Operation Coffeecup, Default, Midotw, Most Disappointing Democrat of the […]

Irvin G. Schorsch III: Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is

When most people think of estate planning, they think of creating wills and trusts to distribute their financial assets. If our legacy is to be lasting, we must preserve and perpetuate our values as well.

Read more: Investing, Wealth, Money, Retirement, Warren Buffett, Parenting, Personal Finance, Family, Philanthropy, Inheritance, Legacy, Will, Bequeath, Business News


WATCH: Martha Stewart Stars In 1956 Commercial

Looks like Martha Stewart was always the busy, active person we know and love today.

At least that’s the character she played in a commercial for Unilever soap in 1956. The black-and-white clip resurfaced on Wednesday after being shown at an Interpublic Group of Companies’ event in Cannes. A 15-year-old Martha putters around the house […]

R. Paul Herman: Why Is Business Blind to the Potential Profits from Sustainability?

What do you do if you suspect your mother is sick? Maybe she just has a cold, maybe a serious disease — wouldn’t you want to know for sure? You’d seek the advice of a doctor, find out what the options are, and make sure she gets any necessary treatment — thereby avoiding a rush […]

Martha Stewart Comic Book Biography Coming

PHILADELPHIA — Martha Stewart’s media aspirations just got bigger: Meet Martha Stewart, comic-book heroine.

The woman who created her own media empire – television, magazines and more – is getting a biographical treatment in her own comic book next month.

Read more: Comic Books, Martha Stewart Comic Book, Martha Stewart, Martha Stewart Biography, Media News