Weekly Brief: Financial Prosecutions: A Banner Week

Dec. 13 (Bloomberg) -- It's been a good week for financial prosecutions, with HSBC agreeing to pay a record $1.9 billion to settle U.S. money laundering claims, and the first three arrests in the UK's Libor rigging probe. Also, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor reveals how diabetes has affected her life. Finally, BigLaw managing partners are eager for a turnaround, but they have doubts the US economic recovery will gain steam in 2013. (Source: Bloomberg)
Paris's Thriving Startup Scene
10:17 - When you think of tech in Europe, you don't very often think France, but actually, Paris does have a thriving startup scene. Bloomberg's Caroline Connan reports on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
  • Is the U.S. Heading for an Economic Slowdown?
  • Japan's Economy: Will They Need to More Stimulus?
  • Market Correction: Is Another on the Way?