Nina Hatvany, a luxury property specialist at Pacific Union International, was ranked the top individual agent in San Francisco from 2008 to 2015. She's been recognized in The Wall Street Journal's national list of the top 25 sales agents by volume, and she will be speaking at Inman Connect San Francisco in just a handful of days...
Wall Street Journal, UBS Deal Shows Clinton’s Complicated Ties; Donations to Family Foundation Increased After Secretary of State’s Involvement in Tax Case: A few weeks after Hillary Clinton was sworn in as secretary of state in early 2009, she was summoned to Geneva by her Swiss counterpart to discuss an...
Uber just closed a new round of funding that will value the company at more than $50 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper says that Uber has raised close to $1 billion in the round, which brings total equity financing to more than $5 billion. Show More Summary
Microsoft is reportedly investing in Uber, according to a new report from Bloomberg and The Wall Street of Journal. The report states that firm has closed a new investment, valued at $50 million. Microsoft is one of the investors for Uber’s latest round of funding. When you look at this from a different perspective (that’s […]
For openers this weekend, here's Oscar Peterson in October 1964 on the U.K.'s Jazz 625 TV show (dig Ray Brown!)... In the Wall Street Journal this week, I interviewed TV actress Susan Lucci on why she lives so close to...
The collapse in commodity prices has burnt another hedge fund. Vermillion, a commodity hedge fund backed by Carlyle Group, has seen its flagship fund's assets fall from nearly $2 billion to less $50 million, The Wall Street Journal is reporting. Show More Summary
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Microsoft is an investor in Uber's monster "close to $1 billion" round that values the car service company at $50 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported this afternoon. Bloomberg separately reported that Microsoft is "considering" the investment. Show More Summary
Until now, Facebook was the only startup to have a $50 billion valuation before going public. But on Friday, The Wall Street Journal reported that Uber closed a new $1 billion round of funding that values the company at close to $51 billion. Show More Summary
Uber has closed a new round of funding that values the company at $50 billion, The Wall Street Journal's Doug MacMillan and Telis Demos report. The ride-hailing company raised "close to" $1 billion in the new round of funding, sources tell The Journal. Show More Summary
Seven years ago, Rupert Murdoch ended the 105-year-long ownership of the Wall Street Journal by the Bancroft family, when he bought the paper for $5 billion. Employees, readers, and investors were terrified that Murdoch might turn the Journal into, say, the New York Post, maybe even with half-naked starlets on page 3. Show More Summary
How is the Apple Watch doing? According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, not so well. The publication reports that according to analyst Mark Li who works at Bernstein Research, it seems that a comment made by one of Apple’s suppliers has hinted that the Apple Watch might not be selling as well as it should. Show More Summary
“The Clinton Foundation saw a significant increase in donations this year from fundraisers who also have volunteered to steer at least $100,000 each to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “At least 14 of the fundraisers, called [...]
Just imagine what Don Draper could do in the ad pitch: Renowned Japanese whisky maker Suntory is sending up booze to age for at least a year on the International Space Station, reports the Wall Street Journal. The idea is to see what effect zero gravity has on the process,...
The Wall Street Journal’s eyebrow-raising story of how the presidential candidate and her husband accepted cash from UBS without any regard for the appearance of impropriety that it created.
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Friday, July 31, 2015. Jon Hilsenrath sees growth and inflation figures keeping the Fed on track for a very gradual increase in rates from September.
Oil prices were hit hard on Friday, a quiet session for the bulk of the market. Stuart Isett for The Wall Street Journal West Texas Intermediate crude prices fell 2.5% to $47.27 a barrel in afternoon trading. Prices were slipping since the open, but took another leg lower after Baker Hughes (BHI) data showed an uptick [...]
Wall Street Journal, Law Schools Fight Bar Association Over How Graduates’ Jobs Are Counted: As law schools slowly recover from the worst legal job market in decades, they are fighting with their main overseer over what exactly counts as a job. Some schools have been paying to place graduates at...
The ride-sharing company raised almost $1 billion in its latest round of funding, according to the Wall Street Journal.
IT’S MORE THAN JUST A SPOT: Ruth Wisse in the Wall Street Journal on “Obama’s Racial Blind Spot” and how the Iran deal will fuel racism toward Jews: Barack Obama’s election to the presidency represented to many Americans this country’s final triumph over racism. Reversing the record of slavery and institutionalized discrimination, his victory was hailed […]