Jim Zarroli appears in the following:
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The United Kingdom has a housing shortage. Add an influx of immigrants from other parts of European Union, and you have a market where escalating prices put home ownership out of the reach of many people.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The money — which U.S. officials say was used to buy a $35 million jet, art by Van Gogh, rights to
The Wolf of Wall Street — was raised by a fund with ties to Malaysia's prime minister and his family.
Friday, July 15, 2016
The FTC has ordered the company to revamp the way it compensates distributors, but because the punishment wasn't even tougher, Herbalife's share price rises.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
The U.S. Federal Reserve is still so concerned about the economy that it has put off even a small increase in interest rates. The decision comes at a time when the Dow Jones and the S&P have rallied to record highs.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
In Wales, the U.K.'s largest steel plant is in limbo. Employing thousands, the plant is the cornerstone of Port Talbot's economy. The vote created anxiety about the future of the plant and the town.
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Several British commercial property investment funds will no longer let people withdraw their funds. The outcome of the Brexit vote has accelerated the flow of funds out of the U.K.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Is Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. steel industry fell victim to dumping, unfair trade pacts and self-serving politicians accurate?
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Last week's Brexit vote sent financial markets tumbling. It also raised questions about the future of the U.K. economy. Analysts now expect slower growth but not an immediate tumble into recession.
Monday, June 27, 2016
When the U.K. voted to leave the EU, a lot of questions were left unanswered. London banks do an enormous amount of international business, but with the doors to Europe shutting that could change.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
In a speech Tuesday, the presumptive Democratic nominee said that economic growth over the past 40 years is largely thanks to women getting into the workforce. We analyze her claim.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
U.S. firms that do business in the United Kingdom, such as Mars and Chase, are speaking out against the idea of the U.K. leaving the EU. They say it would complicate their operations in Europe.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Returning to the gold standard is an idea that's popular with a small segment of voters — many of them Republicans. Donald Trump thinks gold may be the answer to what ails the U.S. economy.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Germany became the latest country where investors are paying the government for the privilege of owning bonds. It's usually the other way around. Global economic fears are driving this unusual trend.
Monday, June 13, 2016
The AR-15 has been the weapon of choice in some recent high-profile mass killings. It shoots accurately and tends to come with a high-capacity magazine.
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling is aiming at rules created after the 2008 financial crisis. Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls the plan a "wet kiss" for the big banks.
Monday, June 06, 2016
At a campaign event, Donald Trump said Bob Guillo gave his Trump University program the highest rating possible. Guillo says he paid $35,000 only to be taught to use Trulia and other common websites.
Thursday, June 02, 2016
The decision by New York State's Court of Appeals is a victory for state officials, who filed charges against the insurance industry icon 11 years ago.
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
A federal judge released hundreds of documents related to Trump University, which is being sued for fraud. They show a high-pressure sales environment where employees were taught how to keep selling expensive packages of real estate classes, even when customers balked.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
But shareholders at Exxon Mobil approved one resolution that could make it easier to one day nominate an environmentalist to the board.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
But the St. Louis-based seed company makes clear it's still willing to negotiate with the German chemical and pharmaceutical giant.