Dear Diary:A memory from a long time ago: My friend and I were walking around the East Village at night.A guy approached us and pulled something small and silver out of his jacket and flashed it at us and said, “Gimme all your money!
MuseumsAMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM: ‘FEVER WITHIN: THE ART OF RONALD LOCKETT’ (through Sept.Two years after losing its Midtown quarters, the center has reopened on the Bowery, across from the New Museum.
The study showed that when a chief executive contributed to different political candidates from the ones supported by the preceding chief executive, employees tended to follow their leader and redirect their own donations.The influence of a boss’s political leanings should not be underestimated and, indeed, should be scrutinized, Andrew Ross Sorkin writes.
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In another big sale this past week, the philanthropist Joy Fishman sold co-op No.Continue reading the main story AdvertisementContinue reading the main story At 432 Park, the pricier of the two recently sold sponsor apartments was No.
Mutual funds that mimic the strategies of hedge funds — the so-called liquid alternatives sector — were the hottest investments a few years ago.And, despite lagging returns and setbacks at several funds, retail investors have continued to stick with them.
And this is not the end of it — Wells Fargo is under fire from multiple directions:• Mr.Stumpf has been invited to testify before the House Financial Services Committee, which is also investigating Wells Fargo.
It is unclear whether the company carried out security tests before agreeing to buy Yahoo.Fortune magazine examined whether Verizon could argue that Yahoo had broken its agreement — it seems that will hinge on what Yahoo knew and when.
Over a thousand archaeologists, anthropologists, curators, museum officials and academics have added their names and voices to the protest against an oil pipeline being built in North Dakota.“It’s smack-dab practically in the center of our ancestral homelands,” Kelly Morgan, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux and its tribal archaeologist, said.
Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected leader of Britain’s Labour Party on Saturday after breaking all sorts of unwritten rules — and despite a chorus of warnings from the established bosses of his own party that he was incompetent and would divide the party for years to come.Opinion polls indicate that, by moving further to the left, Labour under Mr.
The Dodd-Frank Act must be a real drag for private equity.If it passes, private equity firms will still have to put up with federal exams, but their reporting obligations will be loosened.
It’s extraordinary that the casts — easily broken and never meant to be moved from place to place — survived at all.A booming reproduction business in Europe churned out plaster casts that people on grand tours could take home as souvenirs.
The world of health care is filled with acrimony and accusations at the moment.On Tuesday, John Stumpf, the chief of Wells Fargo, united Democrats and Republicans in their ire.
Molly Stroud Pam and Adam David Cohen are to be married Sept.She is a private chef in Manhattan and a cooking instructor at My Cooking Party, a company in Manhattan that offers cooking instruction as a team-building event.
Could it be time for CBS and Viacom to get back together again?Redstone controls Viacom and CBS — plans to send letters to both companies instructing them to consider merging, people briefed on the matter said.
Their latest project has been to persuade us that the Nusra Front, Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, is no more.The sooner Saudi Arabia’s rulers come to terms with this, the better for all.
The more diminutive forest elephants, only recently recognized as a distinct species, live in dense central and western jungles.Illegal killings of forest elephants for their tusks drove a 62 percent decline in their numbers from 2002 to 2013, according to one estimate.
Let’s start the day by going through the Wells Fargo fraudulent accounts scandal, by the numbers:5,300 — the number of Wells Fargo employees engaged in creating sham accounts for customers.$185 million — the amount that Wells Fargo was fined for the fraudulent accounts.
If you have some questions about this, so do the American regulators responsible for approving the company’s deals.Read more about these mysterious shareholders here and the company that seemed to come from nowhere to go on a global takeover binge here.