| 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...
| 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 15, 2014
| 8:32 PM
BURLINGAME, Calif. — The two leading candidates to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown's reelection bid put their clashing brands of conservatism on display Saturday at a state Republican convention where party loyalists conceded their election prospects...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Charter Communications has gone public with an offer to acquire Time Warner Cable in a deal that would be worth more than $61 billion -- an offer the bigger operator called "grossly inadequate."
Charter, having failed to sway TW Cable's board with...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Five years after the Obama administration's renewable energy initiative touched off a building boom of large-scale solar power plants across the desert Southwest, the pace of development has slowed to a crawl, with a number of companies going out of...