April 25, 2015 | NPR · The cause of Wall Street's flash crash has been debated ever since it happened. Officials arrested a lone trader working in his parents' London home, but some question whether he was really to blame.
April 24, 2015 | NPR · When Ricardo Semler became the CEO of his father's company, he reorganized it with the belief that less management and more flexibility meant a better workplace and bigger profits.
April 23, 2015 | NPR · The Nasdaq has closed at a new high. It last peaked just before the dot-com crash, and "Nasdaq 5,000" soon became code for stock market bubble. Does the record hold any of the same warnings today?
April 23, 2015 | NPR · "We're not some sort of developing country," Rubio said Thursday, opposing reauthorization of the agency that helps finance American companies overseas. "We're a developed financial sector."
April 23, 2015 | NPR · At least 29 employees of Deutsche Bank are thought to have participated in manipulating the LIBOR benchmark interest rate from 2005-2009. The lender also pleaded guilty to U.S. criminal charges.
April 23, 2015 | NPR · Federal authorities are investigating claims that some Medicare Advantage health plans have overcharged the government for years by claiming that patients are sicker than they are.
April 23, 2015 | NPR · Women are often less assertive when it comes to negotiating salaries and raises. Some firms are trying to neutralize the disparity by refusing to negotiate salaries. But will that hurt recruitment?
April 22, 2015 | NPR · Closing arguments begin Wednesday in the American International Group bailout case. AIG shareholders claim the government overstepped its authority when it seized the company in a financial rescue.
April 22, 2015 | NPR · Money transfer agencies are the lifeblood of Somalia. But Kenya has shut down 13 East African branches to keep money out of the hands of terrorists blamed for a deadly attack early this month.
April 22, 2015 | NPR · Democrats in Congress have reintroduced a bill that would create a national paid leave program, covering two thirds of people's wages for up to 60 days a year. But small business owners are wary.