Money Matters - Simplified


Volatility in gold prices making investors apprehensive

Everything seems to be taking a roller-coaster ride. The BSE Sensex, the Indian rupee and the price of gold have been extremely volatile in recent days.

Google could come out with a physical wallet

Google Wallet is entirely software-based as of now

Going by a report published by the Android Police, Google could soon be coming out with a physical version of its Google Wallet service.

Tip of the day: How to cope up with falling deposit rates

Tip of the Day: How to cope up with falling deposit rates

Inflation wary people, there is more bad news in the offing. Leading banks in the country have announced deposit rate cuts. How to cope up, here are few useful tips!

Fed caps fee on debit card transaction

The Federal Reserve Board imposed a cap on the fee charged by banks from retailers when the customers use a debit card at their businesses.

Geithner urges banks to adopt new guidelines

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has urged bankers to adhere to the new financial regulations rather than asking the Congress to make these rules less stringent.

3 leading US banks join hands for online payment service

Three leading banks of the United States, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo have come together to introduce a service that would allow customers transfers funds through text or e-mail messages.

Banks may face penalties for foreclosure irregularities

Some of the biggest banks of America, facing an inquiry by federal regulators and state attorneys for their foreclosure practices, have admitted that they could face big financial penalties for the foul mortgage practices.

Banks running short of cash in Ivory Coast

The banking system came almost to a halt after banks in Ivory Coast failed to deliver cash to hundreds who have lined up outside to withdraw cash. The banks have cited liquidity and security problems which arose after the disputed No. 28 elections, last year.

Is Your Bank Spying on You?

While technological advancement has made spending easy, it has also added certain risks. In an environment of fraud and distrust, the new age banks are but forced to track every financial move you make.

Shares of Regional Banks Popped: What You Need to Know

Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in case they're material to our investing thesis.