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Mark Hamill as Cock-Knocker, Bloody Marv among Diamond Select Comic-Con Exclusives

Yes, just in time to capitalize on Star Wars hype, Mark Hamill's OTHER-other most famous nerd role after the Joker is getting his long-unreleased Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back 8" action figure,...

Company Backed by Bob Diamond Likely to Miss $400 Million Fund-Raising Goal

The investment company backed by a former Barclays chief executive, Robert E. Diamond Jr., is likely to fall short of the $400 million it was seeking in a second round of fund-raising, but that isn't expected to alter its strategy to invest in the African financial sector, according to a person briefed on the matter.

Every Sandlot Player Ranked By Greatness

You may have heard they’re an insult to the game. You may have heard they don’t even play on a real diamond or wear real uniforms. Hell, you may have heard they like bobbing for apples in the toilet and live in constant fear of a neighborhood dog. Show More Summary

Tilting at Windmills - Reaching the Summit

Brian Hibbs offers his takeaways from the Diamond Retailer Summit in Las Vegas and gives his thoughts on Bob Wayne leaving DC Comics.

Robert Diamond’s Next Life

Andrew Ross Sorkin’s 2013 article on Bob Diamond, the disgraced former C.E.O. of Barclays.

Barclays: thousands more job losses as 'bad bank' unveiled

Credits: CARL COURT/AFP/GettyImages Alt Text: Barclays bank headquarters in Canary Wharf Barclays boss Antony Jenkins unpicks the legacy of Bob Diamond with 'bold simplification' of bank One-Minute Read Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 8:54am BARCLAYS...Show More Summary

Downtown Sound lineup includes Bob Mould and Robbie Fulks

7 months agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Turn It Up

Bob Mould, Richard Thompson and Shara Worden’s My Brightest Diamond are among the headliners for this summer's Downtown Sound, Millennium Park’s annual free concert series.

Bob Diamond hires Vitalo from Barclays

London - Robert Diamond named former Barclays Plc colleague John Vitalo as chief executive officer of his African financial-services company, Atlas Mara Co-Nvest. ||| London - Robert Diamond named former Barclays Plc colleague John Vitalo...Show More Summary

UK firm denies Zim bond claims

A firm linked to former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond denied that it will help Zimbabwe tap much-needed international investment through a 150-million-euro bond issue. ||| Harare - A firm linked to former Barclays chief executive...Show More Summary

Bob Evans Farms: Small-Cap Diamond In The Rough?

By The Long Lion: Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (BOBE) is a 65 year-old Midwestern and Southern based packaged food and casual dining restaurant chain. Restaurant sales account for approximately 75% of revenues, while the remaining 25% comes from packaged food sales in grocery store freezer aisles. Show More Summary

Bob Diamond Is So Very Close To Running A Bank Again

The former Barclays chief’s new hobby is buying financial firms in Africa. Atlas Mara announced on Monday that it had agreed to take the stake in ABC Holdings, which operates the African bank BancABC, and to acquire its controlling shareholder, ADC African Development Corporation, for about $265 million in cash and shares. Show More Summary

Diamond Select Announces Jay and Silent Bob Action Figures

I love how Diamond Select is starting to embrace the role once held by NECA as the company who'll do niche action figures fans have always wanted to see. Now that NECA has grown and basically re...

"With a cane that he twirled around his diamond ring finger..."

Just a Bob Dylan lyric that came to mind when I read this news story about a prominent Madison, Wisconsin attorney. Since we were just talking about Mary Burke this morning, tet me also quote the last line of the linked article:The Journal...Show More Summary

Photos: The Red Hook Trolleys Were Removed This Weekend

     Last night Bob Diamond—the man responsible for rediscovering the old Atlantic Avenue tunnel—passed along some of these photos, telling us, "I had no idea this happened today... Greg O'Connell had them trucked off, that's his orange...Show More Summary

Ex-Barclays boss seeks African acquisitions

Bob Diamond said his investment firm is seeking to acquire African financial-services companies that can help businesses manage currency and commodity risks on the continent. ||| Johannesburg - Bob Diamond, former chief executive officer...Show More Summary

How New York City Threw Away the World’s Oldest Subway Tunnel

34 years ago, Bob Diamond made a remarkable discovery underneath Brooklyn's Atlantic Avenue - the world's oldest subway tunnel. Diamond then devoted his life to giving tours of the underground landmark until 2013, when the city ordered it sealed up. Read on

Barclays May Have Better Ways To Spend £40 Million Per Year

Sure, it’s great to have your name attached to the world’s most popular sporting league. But in light of recent issues, not Bob Diamond & co. may just choose to lie low for a while. Barclays PLC may end its long-running relationshipShow More Summary

My Brightest Diamond – “Make You Feel You Feel My Love” (Bob Dylan Cover)

11 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

’Tis the season for covers of both the holiday and non-holiday variety. Here’s one to round out your collection, My Brightest Diamond’s rendition of “Make You Feel My Love” from Bob Dylan’s 1997 resurgence record Time Out Of Mind, first recorded by Billy Joel and later performed by Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, Kelly Clarkson, [...]

Diamond bets on banking in Africa

Atlas Mara, a new investment company backed by former Barclays boss Bob Diamond, had raised $325m by listing on the London Stock Exchange and planned to build a new financial services business in Africa, it said on Tuesday. ||| London...Show More Summary

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