Founders Fund is announcing this evening that it has raised $1 billion for its fifth fund, which will be led by partners Ken Howery, Luke Nosek, Brian Singerman, Peter Thiel, Lauren Gross, Geoff Lewis, and Scott Nolan. Read More
By Cowboy Investing: Bank of America (BAC) survived the 2001-2002 financial recession nicely due to CEO Ken Lewis's focus on credit quality and cutting costs from overlapping areas due to Bank of America's size and scale associated with the 1999 merger of legacy Bank of America Corporation and NationsBank. Show More Summary
By Charles Lewis Sizemore: “Questioning yourself is hard.” These are the opening words of Ken Fisher’s latest book,The Little Book of Market Myths: How to Profit by Avoiding the Investing Mistakes Everyone Else Makes,and I am inclined to agree. Show More Summary
Thirty-four couples will tie the knot at the Grammy Awards during Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' performance, the New York Times reports. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Madonna Queen Latifah Mary Lambert Ken Ehrlich Macklemore Ryan Lewis
I HAVE been on the receiving end of Bob Diamond’s brand of optimism (they used to call it “Bobtimism” at Barclays). I can testify to the extraordinary whiteness of Jamie Dimon’s shirts. I have seen Ken Lewis’s teeth. No more. This is my last week as The Economist’s finance editor, after four years in the post. Show More Summary
Former Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis got a lot of things wrong during 2008 but picking up Merrill Lynch's brokerage business wasn't one of them.
Seaspan Corporation (SSW) Q1 2013 Earnings Call April 30, 2013 8:00 am ET Executives Sai W. Chu – Chief Financial Officer Gerry Wang, CEO – Co-Chairman and Co-Founder Analysts Ken Hoexter – Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Gregory Lewis...Show More Summary
Seaspan Corporation (SSW) Q4 2012 Results Earnings Call March 6, 2013 8:00 p.m. ET Executives Sai Chu – CFO Gerry Wang – Co-Chairman and CEO Analysts Urs Dur - Clarkson Capital Markets Gregory Lewis - Credit Suisse Ken Hoexter - Merrill...Show More Summary
If it feels like it’s been forever since we’ve heard from Ken Lewis it’s because it has. Following his retirement in 2009, the former Bank of America CEO went underground to do some soul-searching. To figure out what made Kenneth D. Lewis tick. Show More Summary
Longest-tenured Head Coaches Ken Whisenhunt, hired by the Arizona Cardinals in 2007, had outlasted all but eight NFL head coaches when the team fired him Monday. Bill Belichick, Marvin Lewis, Tom Coughlin, Mike McCarthy, Gary Kubiak and Sean Payton were hired by their current teams no later than 2006. Show More Summary
Remember Project New BAC, i.e. Bank of America’s plan to transform itself from Ken Lewis’s house of fun, where everyone went home happy but the concept of making money was less of a focus than keeping the good times coming, to an institution...Show More Summary
Curious why nearly 4 years ago to the day Ben Bernanke and Hank Paulson told Ken Lewis to purchase Merrill Lynch "or else" (but to make sure everyone gets paid their bonuses bright and early with no cuts)? It certainly had to do with the stock price and preserving the wealth of the shareholders. Show More Summary
The first time I met Ken Cuccinelli it was because of the persistence of a lady named Erin DeLullo. She would not leave me alone. She, a long time friend and wife of the Daily Caller’s Matt Lewis (he’d totally write about her if he hadn’t put a ring on her finger then got her pregnant. Show More Summary
Royce Gracie, Ken Shamrock, Mark Coleman, Matt Hughes, Dan Severn, Chuck Liddell, Randy Couture, Charles "Mask" Lewis and now Tito Ortiz. That's some pretty elite company. It also just so happens to be the nine current members of the...Show More Summary
Ken Sanders, a longtime seller on AbeBooks, is now offering a rare and highly unusual edition of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland stories. Les Aventures d’Alice au pays des Merveilles at De l’autre cote du mirroir et de ce qu’Alice y trouva (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There) [...]
Rant Sports, HOOPSWORLD and Ken Berger have reported and confirmed the New Orleans Hornets and Washington Wizards have finalized a trade which sends forward Trevor Ariza and center Emeka Okafor to D.C. for Rashard Lewis and the No. 46 pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Show More Summary
$$$ European Union Proposes Central Banking Regulator [NYT] $$$ Spain says markets closing on it, seeks help for banks [Reuters] $$$ Ken Lewis’s script to tell John Thain he was worried about Merrill’s losses [Deal Journal] $$$ Using...Show More Summary
As Merrill Lynch?s 2008 problems worsened, Bank of America scrambled for how to handle its planned acquisition and its lawyers scripted a phone call CEO Ken Lewis to tell Merrill CEO John Thain there were doubts about closing the de...
There are two competing theories of how companies should be governed; one says that management should have a lot of leeway to do what it thinks is best and shareholders should keep quiet and, if they’re unhappy, maybe sell their shares;...Show More Summary
The New York Times's Gretchen Morgenson has a big story today on how Bank of America fooled shareholders into approving its ill-fated merger with Merrill Lynch. Former CEO Ken Lewis, the business genius who drove his bank into quasi-nationalization with two of the worst acquisitions of all time in Countrywide and Merrill Lynch, has testified in a civil suit...