Two Years Later, Dodd-Frank Is Only Half Finished

The Dodd-Frank Act was passed in 2010 to rein in the Wall Street excesses that led to the financial crisis, but the massive law is only around half complete, according to the Financial Services Committee's Dodd-Frank Burden Tracker.

Asian Stocks Ease Marginally, Euro Falls

Risk assets fell Tuesday with the investors awaiting an announcement of some monetary easing measures by the Fed at the meeting of central bankers and economists at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, later in the week.

Global Car Companies Hunt Big Game In Africa's Growing Automotive Market

Global automakers from Renault SA (Paris: RNO) to Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) to Chinese companies like Geely Automotive are all racing to get a piece of the long-term potential promised by Africa's burgeoning automotive market. The continent's economy is on the rise, and despite very real improvements in the quality of life and standards of living in many African countries, risks for multinational manufacturers remain.