A senior eurozone figure says it’s ‘impossible’ to work with Greece and they’ll miss their deadline for a deal

Greece's bailout negotiations resume again today, and the outlook is no better. According to Süddeutsche Zeitung, one of Germany's biggest newspapers, a senior eurozone official told them that it is "simply impossible" to work with the Greek government.  According to the report the mood in Europe's institutions is between "frustration and resignation," and the official suggests that there will be no deal by the time European finance ministers meet for the Eurogroup Summit on April 24, Read more [...]

Merrill Lynch Expands Capabilities to Help Clients Prepare for and Live Their Best Life in Retirement

Dateline City: NEW YORK Merrill Lynch Clear® Enhancements Across Seven Life Priorities Help Explore Opportunities and Challenges, and Achieve Goals Merrill Lynch today announced a series of enhancements to Merrill Lynch Clear®, a pioneering approach that offers a more comprehensive way of helping people navigate to and throughout Read more [...]

Australia Right to Drop Shane Watson, but Their Margin for Error Is Now Small

Crunch time. That's how Shane Watson labelled it.  "It's crunch time for me to score runs in general," the Australian said during the build-up to his team's clash with New Zealand in Auckland, per the Sydney Morning Herald.  "It's important for me to score runs anytime. It's up to the selectors in the end, whether they see fit for me to play," he added, when asked about the pressure on his place in the side. Watson's response with the bat at Eden Park? An ever so frustrating 23—the Read more [...]

Merrill Lynch Study Finds New Freedoms Help Two-thirds of Retirees Live in the Best Home of Their Lives

Dateline City: NEW YORK Research Reveals Majority of Retirees Likely to Move at Least Once During Retirement, With 30 Percent Moving into Larger Homes Sixty-five percent of retirees say they are living in the best homes of their lives, according to a new Merrill Lynch study conducted in partnership with Age Wave. With newfound freedom from Read more [...]

What Borussia Dortmund Have to Do to Turn Their Season Around

Borussia Dortmund's 2014-15 season has been, in general, a catastrophe thus far. The utter capitulation in domestic play that has left them 17th in the Bundesliga table less than three months into the campaign has far and away outshone their success in Champions League and domestic cup play. Rather than a superpower of world football, BVB have been stricken by the first crisis of Jurgen Klopp's tenure as head coach. Accordingly, the general narrative in German and international press has shifted Read more [...]

Small Business Owners Hesitant to Hire and Invest in Their Business in Short Term

Dateline City: CHARLOTTE, N.C. Inaugural Bank of America/CFI Group Small Business Forecast Reveals Tepid Faith in the U.S. Economy in the Short Term, but Predicts Long-term Optimism Small business owners are hesitant to hire and invest in their business in the near-term, yet continue to be optimistic about the long-term future of Read more [...]

Cloudyn raises $4M to help big companies get their cloud costs in check

Image Credit: Alan Cleaver/FlickrCloudyn, a startup with web-based software that tracks how much money companies spend on public clouds and suggests ways to optimize cloud usage, has taken on its first venture round, totaling $ 4 million. The funding, which Cloudyn announced today, will help the startup round out its product’s support for more public clouds and private cloud software. The money should also help Cloudyn hold its own against competitors, including Cloudability, Cloud Cruiser, Read more [...]