George Sheldon/Alamy By JEFF HORWITZ WASHINGTON -- How much will Bank of America's (BAC) expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The answer is, almost certainly not that much. In mega-settlements negotiated with the...Show More Summary
Last month we wrote about a new copyright reform proposal in Australia, which is basically Hollywood's wishlist. It was put together by George Brandis, who completely flat out ignored the proposals of the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC), despite it going through a long and detailed process to come up with quite reasonable reforms. Show More Summary
By George Rho: Developmental-stage biotechnology stocks are by their very nature story stocks, driven by news, hope, fear, hype, uncertainty, emotions, and expectations. Their individual stories will continue as long as there is some underlying fundamental basis for investor support. Show More Summary
“Your Mission, should you choose to accept it: climb onto that hanging thing there, and gobble as much seed as you can. Of course, if you fail, your hoomin will disavow any knowledge of your existence. Even though they’re the one who sent the video clip.” “I got myself a budgie at the start of […]
Forbes: Law School Begins: Here's A Message to the New Crop of 1L's, by Michael I. Krauss (George Mason): Later this week I will teach the first Torts class to George Mason Law School’s newly matriculated 1L’s. Here is my message, both to them and to 1L’s nationally. You have...
One of the oldest private museums in the United States will be no more. On Monday, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., received permission from a Superior Court judge to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University. The National Gallery will take the art,...
George Anders of Forbes reports, “Medallia is $50 million richer, thanks to a new infusion from one of Silicon Valley’s top venture firms: Sequoia Capital. The new money will help the Palo Alto, Calif., customer-insights company expand geographically and tackle one of software’s trickiest challenges: decoding the noisy rumbles of public sentiment. Show More Summary
George Strait will release a live album, The Cowboy Rides Away: Live from AT&T Stadium, on September 16. On August 29, CMT will air a two-hour special that was shot at that concert. John Fullbright will be on Letterman August 28. Angaleena...Show More Summary
One of the sharpest criticisms levied against George Lucas' Star Wars prequels was focused on the writer/director's abandonment of practical effects and puppetry in favor of CGI - which was quite a good deal less advanced than it is today. Show More Summary
Oasis Brewing may have been closed for over a decade now, but many of its most recognizable brews are being resurrected by founder George Hanna. Old fans of the brewery will be once again be able to enjoy Oasis favorites...
I was lucky to be one of 104,793 people packed AT&T Stadium for the final show of George Strait’s Cowboy Rides Away Tour. it just blows me away how easy he makes it look no matter the size of the venue. If you weren’t able to attend the event not to worry, this was too [...]
Doug Bandow U.S. foreign policy is a bipartisan fiasco. George W. Bush gave the American people Iraq, the gift that keeps on giving. Barack Obama is a slightly more reluctant warrior, but he is taking the country back into Iraq. Hillary...Show More Summary
By George Fisher: If you believe 1) natural gas prices will rise and 2) power prices in the Northeast and eastern Midwest will strengthen, and if you are willing to take on some additional risk from shorter-term merchant power exposure, Exelon (NYSE:EXC) should be included in your portfolio. Show More Summary
George Soros is making a $2.2 billion bet that the U.S. stock market will drop significantly in the foreseeable future. But other major business owners have issued more ominous warnings about a U.S. economic collapse. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the CBO has Social Security Disability running out of money by the year
"He's a plus until people think of him wandering the corridors of the White House fancy-free and bored," Will said.
This is the HB Lamp by Michael & George, a design team in London. It looks like a sharp pencil. But don't worry that someone will mark all over your floor and walls. The line is just a 33-foot long power cord. That's enough to plug in from a great distance or let you draw a lot. Michael & George will display their lamp at the London Design Festival on September 12. -via Khool
Hoodoo finally ends for St George, good one Ricky! Now the wait to see who get’s the spoon, Raiders must be firming in the betting. Oh there is always next year! But on reflection, no, we will probably be worse off, no Milford etc. But really does anyone care anymore?
George Soros Made A Huge Bet That Stocks Will Fall (BusinessInsider) It seems legendary hedge fund billionaire George Soros might be souring in his view on the market outlook for U.S. stocks, based on his most recent 13-F filing in the U.S., which showed a 605% increase in his short S&P 500 position (through put […]
Predicting the Indiana Pacers staring lineup for the 2014-15 NBA season is an emotional task for any Pacers fan. There will be no Paul George. George "suffered an open fracture of the tibia and fibula bones in his lower right leg" during an Aug. Show More Summary
David Swanson, Washington's Blog: A George Will column this week, reviewing a book by Ken Hughes called Chasing Shadows, mentions almost in passing that presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon secretly sabotaged peace talks that appeared likely to end the war on Vietnam until he intervened. Show More Summary