Walt Disney Co CEO Bob Iger learned that Steve Jobs' cancer had returned less than an hour before Disney announced it was buying Jobs' Pixar studio in 2006, and Iger kept the Apple co-founder's condition a secret for three years, according to Bloomberg, citing a new biography of Jobs.
U.S. economist Stephen Ross was named winner of the Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics on Tuesday for helping to create models that have helped markets assess prices for options and other assets for the past three decades.
Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank gave introductory remarks at the EP’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee on 17th November 2014. He mostly spoke about the ‘relationship of financial fragmentation and monetary policy’ and the ‘Eurosystem’s collateral framework’.
The positive news on German and French GDP have calmed the fears over stagnating Eurozone economy. the International Monetary Fund said that growth performance is in line with projections in the United States and China. BoE Governor Carney lowered growth and inflation forecasts for UK. Japan's GDP data will be a very crucial factor in Prime Minister Abe’s decision on whether or not to increase the consumption tax from 8 percent to 10 percent.
Charles I. Plosser , President and Chief Executive Officer of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia spoke on The US Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy at UBS European Conference, London, England today.
If Shubham Banerjee cannot lay claim to being the world's youngest venture capital-backed entrepreneur, he comes very close. Banerjee was 12 years old when he closed an early-stage funding round with Intel Capital, the company's venture capital arm, last month for his prototype for a low-cost Braille printer.
PepsiCo (PEP.N) said President Zein Abdalla will retire from the soda and snacks maker by the end of the year, in the second departure of a senior executive in recent months.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda delivered a speech at the Kisaragi-kai Meeting in Tokyo on 5th November 2014. He mainly spoke about ensuring achievement of the price stability target of 2 percent.
Dresner Partners announced today that it has hired Nishant Bubna as Vice President. Mr. Bubna has more than 12 years of finance experience, including nine years in investment banking. He has assisted transactions in the business services, consumer, industrials, healthcare, and technology sectors.
Long viewed as an ally by Wall Street, likely 2016 presidential contender Hillary Clinton has increasingly been taking banks and big business to task while on the campaign trail for Democrats across the country.
Apple Inc (AAPL.O) CEO Tim Cook on Thursday became the most prominent American corporate leader to come out as gay, saying he was trading his closely guarded privacy for the chance to help move civil rights forward.
Microsoft Corp's new Chief Executive Satya Nadella has become one the technology industry's biggest earners, with a total compensation package worth $84.3 million this year, according to a document filed with securities regulators on Monday.
French economist Jean Tirole won the 2014 Nobel Prize for economics for work that has shed light on how governments can "tame" the big businesses that dominate once-public monopolies like railways, highways and telecommunications.
Millionaire British businessman Shrien Dewani on Monday denied arranging his bride's murder during their honeymoon in South Africa, four years after she was found shot dead in an abandoned car.
Elisabeth Murdoch, the daughter of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, will step down as the chairman of Shine Group when it merges with Endemol and Core Media Group Inc [CKXETM.UL], the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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