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Special to The TimesWHAT IS a disaster for America's Wall Street (actually 50th and Park) and London's City (actually Canary Wharf) and deep trouble for the economy of jobs, factories and stores has a (very small) silver lining for Charles D. Ellis and his publisher: "The...
This article is based on more than 35 interviews and hundreds of documents, including thousands of pages of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant descriptions, tax forms and lists of endowment holdings as of 2005, the most recent data available. It also...
VarietyMarianne Gambelli spent years trying to sell ads on NBC to sundry advertisers. Now she has moved to the other side of the haggling table. Independent ad-buying shop Horizon Media said it had hired Gambelli, who until recently was head of ad sales for the...
Tags: Advertising, GEICO, Marketing
How do the wealthy stay wealthy? The mandatory financial disclosure released last week by commerce secretary nominee Penny Pritzker provides a rare look at an American billionaire's entire investment portfolio. Pritzker inherited much of her wealth,...
Tags: Penny Pritzker, Sales, Securities, Realty, Mortgages
Tribune reportersChicago billionaire Penny Pritzker intends to resign from corporate boards, including that of Hyatt Hotels Corp., and reported that she received nearly $54 million in consulting fees last year from an off-shore Bahamian trust, the U.S. Commerce...
Tribune staff reportThe hedge fund management firm run by billionaire investor Nelson Peltz has doubled its stake in food and drink conglomerate Mondelez International Inc., according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Wednesday. Trian Fund Management LP...
Star TribuneXcel Energy is cashing in on low yields for corporate bonds. The Minneapolis-based electric and gas utility on Thursday issued $450 million in three-year bonds with an interest rate of just 0.75 percent, the lowest on record for the company's...
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday. WILL THERE BE A VERDICT IN THE MURDER TRIAL OF DR. KERMIT GOSNELL? A Philadelphia jury will begin its fourth full day of...
Warren Buffett said the U.S. economy is gradually improving, crediting Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's efforts to stimulate it. "The economy is moving forward, but at a slow pace," Buffett said on CNBC Monday after Berkshire Hathaway's annual...
AP Business WriterOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett dispensed plenty of advice on investing and life during this weekend's Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting. The wisdom Buffett and his investing partner Charlie Munger offer is part of what attracts...
Warren Buffett, leader of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. since the 1960s, said the company's next chief executive officer will bolster the company's reputation as a source of stability in times of crisis. Buffett, 82, said Saturday that Berkshire's board is...
Staff writerThe Sunday morning topics and guests: Gay rights supporter Brendon Ayanbadejo of the Baltimore Ravens will be a guest on "Meet the Press" and "Face the Nation." He will discuss the meaning of NBA player Jason Collins' coming out. NBC's "Meet the...
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