U.S. individual figure skaters left the Olympics without a medal for the first time in more than three-quarters of a century, costing the athletes million-dollar annual earning potential and the American program a building block for the future.
Representative Adam Smith, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, said U.S. troop readiness for future wars will suffer unless politically unpopular cuts are made to military pensions.
George Goodman, the U.S. writer and commentator who provided insights into Wall Street culture and made complex financial concepts simple to viewers of the 1980s TV series “Adam Smith’s Money World,” has died. He was 83.
A lawyer for Galleon Group LLC co- founder Raj Rajaratnam sparred with Adam Smith , a former portfolio manager for the hedge-fund, over why the firm bought stock in ATI Technologies before a 2006 takeover.