Barclays is reportedly just about to hire a man who could unravel everything the bank's former boss Antony Jenkins was hired to do — to turn Barclays into a more high-street-friendly lender and move away from the risky world of investment banking. Show More Summary
There's a new trailer for their upcoming Chilean miner movie, The 33, based 2010 disaster. The film stars Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, James Brolin, Lou Diamond Philipps, Bob Gunton, and Gabriel Byrne. Check it...Show More Summary
Barclays is reportedly just about to hire a man who could unravel everything that the bank's former boss Antony Jenkins was hired to do — to turn Barclays into a more high street-friendly lender and move away from the risky world ofShow More Summary
Robert Diamond is scolded by investors for failing to buy back shares that are trading at less than book value. ||| London - Robert Diamond, whose Atlas Mara has plunged 48 percent since going public in 2013, was scolded by investors for failing to buy back shares that are trading at less than book value. Show More Summary
Atlas Mara’s maiden profit is another mile-marker on Bob Diamond’s journey to repair his corporate reputation. ||| London - Bob Diamond, the former boss of Barclays, took another step in repairing his damaged corporate reputation on Thursday as his African-focused bank Atlas Mara made a maiden profit. Show More Summary
Warner Bros. Pictures and Alcon Entertainment have released the trailer for "The 33" starring Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, James Brolin, Lou Diamond Phillips, with Bob Gunton, and Gabriel Byrne. Film was directed by Patricia Riggen from a screenplay written by Miko Alanne, Craig Borten, and Michael Thomas. Show More Summary
“There are two types of people in this world,” Bill Murray’s Bob tells his therapist Leo (Richard Dreyfuss) in the 1991 movie What About Bob? “Those who like Neil Diamond, and those who don’t.” Many of us here at The A.V. Club fall into...Show More Summary
The above map shows just how connected Brooklyn used to be via a system of streetcars. The Brooklyn Historic Railway Association's Bob Diamond explained to us this morning, "The streetcar routes (solid lines) were shut down in stages from 1930 through 1956. Show More Summary
Photo of Bob Pullum's Diamond Heights townhouse via Patricia Chang We recently launched House Calls, a new series of home tours devoted to the way Bay Area folk live behind closed doors. Some of our first tours brought us to...
And the locals don't like it.
Oil holds around $55 as Iran nuclear talks drag on (Reuters) Bob Diamond’s African Banking Venture Runs Into Problems (WSJ) Iran Nuclear Talks Resume With Lavrov Saying Deal at Hand (BBG) Wal-Mart Ratchets Up Pressure on Suppliers to...Show More Summary
Excavation of World’s Oldest Subway Tunnel Remains Blocked An appellate court ruled last week that the city was within its rights to block Bob Diamond from accessing the circa-1844 Long Island Rail Road tunnel he discovered in 1980, striking another blow to the rail buff’s efforts to continue his decades-long excavation of the historic tunnel, named [...]
Amid discussions about whether Bobbi Kristina should be moved to a rehab center after remaining on life support since Jan. 31, her relatives also are arguing about the fortune that the 22-year-old daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown inherited from her mother. Show More Summary
Beyoncé celebrated with Hollywood's biggest stars Sunday night at the Vanity Fair Oscar party. The "XO" singer wore an elegant Stella McCartney dress with a dazzling diamond necklace, and styled her hair in a short, blunt bob for the event at Los Angeles' Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Show More Summary
At the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, CBS News caught up with Bob Diamond, CEO of Atlas Merchant Capital, who explained why he's doubling down on investment in Africa and why his company has the competitive edge.
Speaking from Davos, the former Barclays CEO is raising money to capitalize on the continent's vast growth potential
It’s the tally of the dolls! Comic Mike Diamond and pal Matinga take a trip down memory lane and remember all their favorite playthings from childhood, such as “Gay Bob,” which sported a fabulously colorful wardrobe and whose packaging made him appear to burst from his closet. The duo also recall the more recent Jeff Stryker figurine […]
Simbarashe Pfende will lead a new management team picked by Bob Diamond’s Atlas Mara to take over the reins at Botswana-based banking group, African Banking Corporation (ABC). ||| Tawanda Karombo Harare SIMBARASHE Pfende will lead aShow More Summary
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,...
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.