Finance News

If you are working or aspiring to become a securities sales agent, an investment banker, a broker or another professional within the securities industry, then you will most likely need to become licensed through FINRA - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Note these types of licenses were formally administered by NASD (National Association of Securities [...]

Why Major in Finance?

Now more than ever, individuals, state & local governments, small businesses, and large corporations need educated business & finance professionals to plan for the future. A finance degree prepares future professionals to guide individuals, corporations, government agencies and other firms or organizations through financial struggles and uncertainty but also with short term and long term [...]

IRS Gets New Commissioner

President Obama appointed senior White House budget officer Daniel Werfel as acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service Thursday. “Throughout his career working in both Democratic and Republican administrations, Danny has proven an effective leader who serves with professionalism, integrity and skill," Obama said in a statement. "The American people deserve to have the utmost [...]

In Newsweek’s fourth annual Green Rankings report, Brazil’s financial-banking company Santander Brasil, India’s IT company Wipro and Brazil’s financial-banking company Bradesco were the top three environmentally-friendly companies in the world. Newsweek ranked IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Sprint Nextel as the three greenest companies in the U.S. for that same year (IBM also ranked fourth globally). In [...]