Geoff Neal hopes some financial security is on the horizon after winning big in his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 126.
Steve James does not hold grudges. The fact that his wildly acclaimed 1994 film “Hoop Dreams” was not nominated for a documentary feature Oscar — one of the most controversial omissions in the history of the award — is in the past, as far as he’s concerned. The 63-year-old filmmaker is just happy...
Ahead of its Berlinale world premiere, Federation Entertainment’s thriller Bad Banks has scored sales in the UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Produced by Letterbox Filmproduktion and Iris Productions, the six-part series is part of the Berlinale Series section which has ramped up over the past few years to bring television to the film festival. Show More Summary
Dennis Kucinich was once the youngest mayor of a major city in the US, leading Cleveland through a hard fight with the banks and mobbed-up city contractors to save its municipally owned power plants and kill a plan to privatize the city's...Show More Summary
Wall Street banks are coming off a strong year in 2017, and their company boards are rewarding the chief executives with fat pay raises. Despite a lousy year in trading beset by record-low volatility, each of the big banks — buoyed by...Show More Summary
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deals we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning: –LEGO Ideas Women of Nasa 21312 Building Kit – $24.99 $20.44 –LEGO Creator Space Shuttle Explorer 31066 Building Kit...Show More Summary
Citigroup’s C.E.O. enjoyed a big bump in take-home pay, as did Goldman’s chief. Were those merited?
Digital coins rarely get any love from big banks, but a JP Morgan strategist had some positive things to say in a note on Wednesday.
Why should one entity you’ve never done business with decide whether you can open a bank account or rent a house? New startups are trying to find better ways to determine credit-worthiness. The nightmare of last summer’s Equifax data breach is resurfacing. Show More Summary
The hedge fund took big new stakes in Netflix, MGM but exited Bank of America.
The surest way to put money into Donald Trump’s pocket is via his core real estate assets, according to Forbes. From foreign governments to big banks, tenants throw him some $175 million a year without an accounting of who they are or how much they pay. Landlord-in-Chief The post Emolument This! The Landlord-in-Chief appeared first on The Big Picture.
Ultimately, all financial roads lead to Wall Street. The big investment banks and trading firms known as Primary Dealers all play in one worldwide money pool. When the ECB prints money, it's not just available to Europe, it is also instantly available to Wall Street. Show More Summary
While crypto hogs the headlines, technology is disrupting the $8.5 trillion (market cap) U.S. financial services industry in less flashy ways, changing how we invest, borrow and save; how big banks control risk; and how hedge funds analyze data. Here is the Forbes Fintech 50 2018 list.
Forbes has assembled a list of who is currently paying rent to President Trump. The Trump Organization has ongoing deals with law firms that lobby the federal government, banks controlled by foreign states and big media companies that cover Trump. [...]
Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond plans to invest heavily in a new fund designed to lend to small businesses in Italy, Bloomberg reported. The vehicle is being led by the former CEO of Italy's second largest bank Intesa Sanpaolo, Corrado Passera. Show More Summary
Charles Parnell, who currently stars in the TNT series, The Last Ship, has come aboard the Sam Taylor-Johnson-directed drama, A Million Little Pieces, joining Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Odessa Young, Giovanni Ribisi, and Billy Bob Thornton. Show More Summary
World’s largest hedge fund places $13 billion in shorts on Spanish and Italian banks to profit from trouble in Europe.
Banks are closing retail branches at a record pace, shuttering 1,700 in the 12 months ending in June 2017. But JPMorgan announced in January it's expanding its branch network, adding 400 locations in 15 to 20 new markets. The company...Show More Summary