On Monday Forbes released its 29th annual list of every billionaire on the planet, and it features a record 1,826 people, or 181 more than last year.
If confirmed, Fischer would join Janet Yellen--the third Jewish economist to hold the top spot--at the helm of the Fed.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development projected Israel’s economy will grow by 3.5 percent in 2015.
Sheldon Adelson topped Forbes’ annual list of the biggest wealth gainers for 2013.
The German Foreign Ministry pledged about $422,000 in seed funds for the preservation of an historic synagogue in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
The head of one of the world’s most lucrative financial firms says the support of the Jewish community was the key to his success.
In a slightly controversial move, a group of six developers have come together to create Israel’s first digital currency, or bitcoin.
Denmark's largest bank is boycotting an Israeli financial institution over its work in the West Bank.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, sold company shares valued at nearly $95 million to fund their charitable efforts.
A Dutch financial body has announced it will no longer work with Israeli banks, citing the Jewish state’s presence in the West Bank as reason.