A day after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghayth, sat next to the al-Qaeda leader and promised that similar strikes were imminent, according to U.S. prosecutors.
Nigerian millionaires will increase in number by almost 47 percent over the next four years as higher house and stock prices in the West African nation complement a booming economy, according to New World Wealth.
H. Frederick Krimendahl II, a top troubleshooter for Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the 1970s and 1980s whose broad responsibilities included finding the home for the firm’s London office, has died. He was 85.
Italian Finance Minister Vittorio Grilli, who has led a crackdown on tax evasion, bought his Rome apartment partly with funds from a Channel Islands account and then avoided sales tax on renovations by paying cash for about half the costs, Il Sole 24 Ore newspaper reported, citing documents it obtained.
A painting attributed to Sandro Botticelli and valued at $9.5 million may provide some relief to creditors of Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, more than four years after they fell victim to New York’s biggest-ever art fraud.
U.S. stocks rose, sending benchmark indexes to records, as earnings from Morgan Stanley and UnitedHealth Group Inc. beat estimates and jobless claims fell amid testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke.