Citigroup Inc. canceled a planned keynote speech by writer, actor and TV personality Ben Stein after getting a complaint that he told jokes disparaging women at a private-equity conference in Dallas earlier this year.
Actor Ben Stein sued a U.S. unit of Kyocera Corp., alleging a $300,000 agreement for him to appear in printer commercials and to give a speech at a company event was withdrawn because of his views on global warming.
A former executive at expert- networking firm Primary Global Research LLC, James Fleishman, was found guilty of helping pass confidential information to fund managers as part of an insider-trading scheme.
Now for a few words about Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and the Securities and Exchange Commission complaint that accuses the firm and one of its young guns of fraud for constructing a synthetic housing-market bond that was sure to fail, selling it to a valued customer who specifically didn’t want that type of bond, conspiring with a short seller of bonds to create a vehicle for his firm to make money from the security and tricking a rating firm into approving it.
A former executive at expert- networking firm Primary Global Research LLC, James Fleishman, was convicted at trial of helping pass confidential information to fund managers as part of an insider-trading scheme.
Head for Camp David. Convene meetings. Take advice from economists, your Cabinet, all the experts. Then put forward a giant new economic program, maybe including some dramatic form of shock therapy that will calm financial markets and create jobs.
Newsweek , the weekly magazine being shopped by Washington Post Co. , drew formal interest yesterday from OpenGate Capital LLC, Ritchie Capital Management LLC Chief Executive Officer Thane Ritchie and Newsmax Media Inc.