| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:32 PM
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has built a war chest of $19.7 million to fund his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, easily eclipsing the money raised by his challengers, according to new campaign reports filed with the state.
Brown has raised...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Our hopes, like towering falcons, aim at objects in an airy height. The little pleasure of the game is from afar to view the flight." -- Matthew Prior.
Michael Gross is a delightful guy who has made the privacy-mad 1 percent of New York crazy because he...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Touchstone has canceled its book deal with John LeFevre, the man behind the @GSElevator Twitter account. The book "Straight to Hell: True Tales of Deviance and Excess in the World of Investment Banking," had been planned for an October 2014 release....
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:33 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry's plan to jump-start the Palestinian economy to boost his political efforts kicked off this weekend in the Czech Republic's capital, Prague.
A conference in Prague brought together some 100...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:54 AM
New York's banking regulator, Benjamin Lawsky, has ticked off the financial sector and even his fellow regulators by being, well, zealous in his job. Now he's taking aim at one of the most cherished practices in the regulatory biz: disciplining...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Here's a rundown of the latest metrics on the Affordable Care Act.
-- The percentage of uninsured Americans is falling sharply, reaching 15.9% as of the end of February, according to Gallup. That's the lowest rate the survey firm has measured since...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Author Joe McGinninss, political chronicler, novelist, and sometime muckraker has died, the Associated Press reports. He was 71 and had prostate cancer.
Best known in recent years for moving next door to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in Wasilla in...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- Mubi, the SVOD service that specializes in arthouse movies, has raised $7.5 million in additional funding, according to chief exec Efe Cakarel.
Mubi, founded in 2007, will receive $2.4 million in a second round of financing due to close this...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Bruce Heyman, a Chicago-based Goldman Sachs partner and key fundraiser for President Barack Obama, was confirmed Wednesday by the U.S. Senate as the U.S. ambassador to Canada.
“I was proud to support Bruce Heyman’s confirmation … and...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
CAA Sports has acquired Inside Sports & Entertainment Group, a full-service corporate hospitality, event management, and marketing company, the agency announced Monday.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
ISEG, a 25-person company, is now...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:40 AM
For about three years, investment cognoscenti have been deviled by snarky comments on Twitter purporting to come from inside the elevator at Goldman Sachs, the investment banking firm that has long been a paragon of capitalism. The disdainful, pointed...