The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged two guys for insider trading in Herbalife shares after one of them learned about Bill Ackman's infamous short position from a Pershing Square analyst who was his roommate. Filip Szymik of New York City and Jordan Peixoto of Toronto were named in the SEC's complaint for insider trading. Show More Summary
Bills’ insider Tim Graham joins Mike Florio to discuss the decision to bench EJ Manuel for Kyle Orton. Graham says the decision is a “stark departure” from what the Bills’ front office has told the public.
Considering that 80% of all antibiotics sold in the U.S. are used on farm animals, and that most of those drugs are used primarily for growth promotion, you’d think we’d be happy to see a state like California introduce legislation that appears to ban the use of antibiotics to get fatter cows, pigs, and chickens. But it’s what that bill … [More]
The Detroit Lions are 3-1 both SU and ATS for new head coach Jim Caldwell, and at the moment look like the best team in the NFC North. The Lions get a chance to move to 4-1 when they host the 1-3 Buffalo Bills on Sunday afternoon at Ford Field. Point spread: Lions opened as 6.5-point favorites; the total was 44.5. Show More Summary
Understanding Bill Gross's terrible 2011.
ANSWER: YOU DO. (I would totally feel bad for this guy... but... actually, I do not feel bad for this guy in the least, because he deserves everything he gets. Also? I love Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader.) Here's an actual review of The Skeleton Twins by someone who's actually seen it. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Bill Duke, director of the highly acclaimed documentary Dark Girls, joins The Root Live: Bring It to the Table on Wednesday, Oct. 1, to talk about his experience with crowdfunding. The Root Live, sponsored by Prudential, is a weekly video series tackling financial concerns in the African-American community. Show More Summary
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. Brown on Tuesday signed the bill by Democratic state Sen. Alex Padilla of Los Angeles. Plastic bags will be phased out of large grocery stores starting next year and convenience stores and pharmacies in 2016. The…
By The Specialist: A couple of weeks ago, I published a BP (NYSE:BP) article entitled BP's Q3 Oil Spill Payout: Not Bad For Businesses, But Serious Danger May Loom where I calculated BP's oil spill bill for business economic losses for the quarter so far at $81,150,039. Show More Summary
The New England Patriots suffered the second-worst loss in the 15 years under Bill Belichick falling 41-14 to the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday night. During the game, Belichick pulled Tom Brady in the fourth quarter with the Patriots trailing 41-7. Show More Summary
Republican Bill Cassidy On Tuesday, Public Policy Polling released its poll of the Pelican State and they found what most pollsters have found: A small but stubborn lead for Republican Bill Cassidy in a one-on-one race with Democratic Sen. Show More Summary
Photo Credit: Isaac Alvarez Who is Michael Madsen? Better yet, who do you see him as? The badass in Reservoir Dogs, Donnie Brasco, or Kill Bill? Let me tell you about the Michael Madsen I spoke with -- a man who is more than the sumShow More Summary
As a reminder of how much times and sportswriting have changed, let’s telescope back – courtesy of Bill Madden‘s recent book 1954 – to this date 60 years ago. On September 30, 1954, New York Daily News readers were treated to the following...Show More Summary
The scholar, famous for his takedown of Fox, recently appeared on CNN to take down the comedian's simplistic logic
BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom -- The son of Conservative Party MP Sir Bill Cash has revealed as a new UKIP spokesperson today, on the eve of David Cameron’s speech to the Conservative Party conference. Cash senior has been a Tory MP for 30 years, and is a high profile draw to eurosceptic causes and events on the British political right. Show More Summary
Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates all credit their success to luck. Peter Thiel, the serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist and billionaire has a different take on it. In his new book, "Zero to One," he explains why he rejects...Show More Summary
A weekly look at what areas the Houston Texans must improve. The most glaring issue for the Texans against the Buffalo Bills, playing without a fully healthy Arian Foster, was their trouble running the ball. Their 37 rushing yards were the second-lowest total in the league during Week 4. Show More Summary
The good news is that forced sterilization is now illegal in California. The bad news is that the bill was necessary because up until now, coerced tubal ligations were happening. Last Thursday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill which banned using sterilization as a form of birth control for female inmates in all jails, [...]
O2 already has a number of deals in place that allow its customers to buy digital wares and charge the cost straight to their phone bill. It now has a new partner in Apple, as the carrier's "Charge to Mobile" program has been expanded to include...
Bill Belichick was asked about whether the quarterback position in New England will be evaluated. His response was classic Belichick.