Talking Biz News

The changing face of public relations

Fleishman-Hillard is rebranding and shifting the company’s strategy. First, they’re deleting the hyphen from the name (since that will be effective as a rebrand) and moving to offer other services like social media planning....

Software glitch delays trading

Trading on the Chicago Board Options Exchange was delayed for more than three hours Thursday due to a software glitch, once again highlighted the fragile nature of making money trading. Here are some of the...

Koch brothers eye Tribune Co.

Koch Industries, controlled by billionaires Charles and David of the same name, is now looking to expand their reach to the media, something new for the conglomerate. Here’s the story from the New York...

Stocks drop after earnings reports

Remember when the market was peaking? Well, it seems that all that optimism on corporate performance was misplaced. Several companies have reported earnings that missed analysts estimates, prompting investors to pair back exposure to...

IMF warns on monetary policy

The International Monetary Fund issued a report warning to finance ministers cautioning against continued stimulus. Here’s the story from the Financial Times:  Extraordinarily loose monetary policy risks sparking credit bubbles that threaten to tip...