Donald Bowers/Getty Images The worlds of finance and the humanities seem distant. The cold calculus and material emphasis of finance seems about as far removed as one can imagine from the inquiring, open-ended approach of the humanities and its emphasis on meaning. As I researched my book, The Wisdom of Finance, I was surprised to […]

Sky News (L) Salman Abedi and ISIS recruiter Raphael Hostey. Police have confirmed they are investigating a “network” of suspects. They had arrested 8 people in total. Sky News reports that there was a “significant” connection between Salman Abedi and ISIS recruiter Raphael Hostey. Abedi’s older brother was arrested in Manchester in connection with the attack, […]

© AFP Ronny Hartmann German car-maker Volkswagen is at the centre of a massive pollution-cheating scandal Berlin (AFP) – German police raided auto giant Volkswagen’s headquarters and other sites Thursday, as part of an investigation into a massive pollution-cheating scandal engulfing the group.  “Today, in connection with the so-called emissions scandal, raids were carried out […]

Thomson Reuters JP Morgan Chase & Co sign outside headquarters in New York Four arrests made on Tuesday in two separate cases—one involving penny stocks and the other an underground Bitcoin exchange—might tie back to last year’s massive cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase, Bloomberg News reports. Two people were arrested in Israel and the other two were arrested in Florida. One person is still at large. The JPMorgan cyberattack is not mentioned […]

REUTERS/Neil Hall The sun sets on the address where Nav Sarao Futures Limited is registered, in Hounslow, London April 21, 2015. Navinder Singh Sarao, the British trader who was arrested Tuesday in connection with the 2010 “Flash Crash” that saw US markets plunge 9% for a 20-minute period, treated markets “like a video game,” according […]

Science From the February 20, 2015 Science article, “Coping with earthquakes induced by fluid injection.” Scientists are pretty sure that they know what is causing a wave of seismic activity in Oklahoma — but it has taken those actually employed by the state a while to come around. Bloomberg reports that a representative from a […]

AP The Wall Street Journal, citing a person familiar with the matter, is reporting that Dean Foods was subpoenaed in recent week by authorities seeking information in connection with the insider-trading investigation of Carl Icahn, Phil Mickelson, and Billy Walters. The Journal also said Clorox recieved a request for information from regulators in 2011 related […]

From left: ) Ng Kian Oui, Senior IT Executive, Taiwan Buddhist Tzu-Chi Foundation Malaysia; Carlos Lacerda, Managing Director, Microsoft Malaysia; and Teri Choong, Head of Strategic Alliances, Generasi Gemilang Microsoft, through its NGO Connection Day, reiterated its commitment to support the capacity building of non-profit organizations in Malaysia through 21st century technology. Over 130 […]