Wells Fargo & Co.’s annual meeting is underway in Florida, and shareholders will soon cast final votes in an election that could shake up the San Francisco financial giant’s board of directors. The bank’s chairman, Stephen Sanger, opened the meeting with an apology, acknowledging that the bank...
Wells Fargo is eager to move on from the scandal involving bank employees opening millions of accounts for customers without their permission. First, however, it has a few questions for credit card holders. Among other things, it wants to know how they feel about the following statements, on a...
The Supreme Court turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches. The lawsuits could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims. Without comment he justices left in place a lower court ruling that said the automaker's 2009 bankruptcy did not shield it from liability in the cases.
From Bloomberg: Trump Said to Plan 20% Tariff on Canadian Softwood LumberU.S. President Donald Trump said Monday he would impose a 20 percent tariff on Canadian softwood lumber, according to a White House official and two people present...Show More Summary
Confirming a Bloomberg report from early March, on Monday the State Department issued a statement that Former Fox News anchor and correspondent Heather Nauert will be the new U.S. State Department spokeswoman. "The Department of State...Show More Summary
Former President Barack Obama is using his first public appearance since leaving office to talk with students about his experiences as a community organizer in Chicago and how that laid the foundation for his political career. Obama led a student panel Monday at the University of Chicago, where his presidential library is planned. He says […]
Categories: Innovation, Procurement, Talent Management, Technology Tags: General News, L2 Last Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to review the H-1B visa program, which brings 85,000 highly skilled foreign workers to the U.S. Show More Summary
Here is what you need to know. Macron and Le Pen move on in the French election. Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen have advanced to the second round of the French presidential election, taking 23.9% and 21.4% of the vote. The euro is holding on to big gains. Show More Summary
Two candidates in the French presidential election — centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen — are gearing up to face off against each other in the May 7 runoff for the presidency, and it looks promising...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump on Wednesday, April 26 announced a tax plan that proposes to cut corporate taxes and lower personal tax rates. The plan was announced by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council director Gary Cohn during a White House press briefing. For anybody who has ever made money, you know that paying tax on Read More...
But there are concerns owners and even some workers could use provisions to game the system
Let your gadgets hold down the fort while you’re away.
A new plan could dramatically alter consumer protections enacted after the financial crisis.
Donald Trump’s tax plan doesn’t only affect businesses.
In August 2016, anyone from a country other than Canada who was closing on a house in Vancouver (or elsewhere in British Columbia) was slapped with significant sticker shock when the government unveiled a 15-percent tax on real estate sales to foreign buyers...
Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck was honored with the 2,608th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The star, in the category of Television was dedicated at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in front of the Hollywood & Highland Center.
Developers have agreed to reduce the number of apartments proposed for Brea Place, a mixed-use project at State College Boulevard and Birch Street that includes housing, commercial space and a hotel. After roughly two hours of discussion, the Brea Planning Commission late Tuesday asked Hines, the Texas-based development company, to return with a new proposal […]
The latest edition of Small Business Trends Magazine is available for download now! In this issue, we tackle the topic of business travel in 2017.
The slipperiest naughty bond trader around is going away for a bit.