| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Culver Studios -- site of the iconic mansion seen at the beginning of "Gone With the Wind" and other Selznick Studios films -- has been sold for an estimated $85 million.
Los Angeles-based Hackman Capital Partners, an industrial real estate investment...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Imagine a place a few miles from the shores of Long Island Sound where one can hike from dawn to dusk without leaving its borders. Where a series of high ledges dotted with small caves overlook a vast marsh that attracts thousands of migrating birds...
| Jun 19, 2014
At times of crisis, we slip reflexively into finger-pointing mode. President Barack Obama's critics blame the swift fall of major Iraqi cities to Islamist radicals on his decision to withdraw U.S. combat forces from the battered country. His supporters...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Forget "Wall Street" and the "Wolf" thereof: Rainer Voss is the real deal, just as chilling but not so funny. The former investment banker is interviewed at length in Marc Bauder's riveting docu "Master of the Universe," shot in the emptied rooms of a...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- John Malone's Liberty Global and Discovery Communications are reportedly mulling a joint bid for a 49% stake in the Formula One motor-racing franchise.
Liberty and Discovery have begun talks with Formula One's backers, private equity firm CVC...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:29 PM
With his slightly oversized suits, quiet raspy voice and large digital watch, Hank Paulson comes across as someone's kindly Midwestern uncle in "Hank: 5 Years from the Brink," not a former Goldman Sachs chief executive who became the man tasked with...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:11 PM
I was watching from inside my shiny tower in London’s financial district the day that Lehman Bros. collapsed. Bankers were walking out the revolving doors clutching files and family photos, economic refugees in well-cut suits. The party was over. Of...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, 60, probably won't win many popularity contests. He's frequently been vilified by the political left for doing too little and by the right for doing too much. Most Americans probably have no idea what he...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:32 PM
The Wall Street Journal is on the hard-money side of the debate over recent monetary policy. But its editorial on the departure of Ben S. Bernanke as chairman of the Federal Reserve articulated a conventional wisdom that transcends that debate.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Until recently, the markets largely ignored the political jockeying over whether to raise the federal debt ceiling, figuring there's no way Congress would purposely default on the nation's obligations and potentially throw the U.S. economy into another...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Hey there behemoth insurer, American International Group! Allow me to speak for nearly all Americans left, right, and center when I say get f***ed and go f***ing f*** yourself.
Sorry, I usually try to keep such language to a minimum on this blog, but...