Alan Abelson, a columnist who cast a skeptical eye on U.S. financial markets and skewered targets from Alan Greenspan to Warren Buffett during more than four decades at Barron’s magazine, has died. He was 87.
The U.S. House of Representatives ethics committee is scheduled to decide tomorrow whether to punish Congressman Charles Rangel , a New York Democrat found guilty of 11 counts of violating House rules.
Edward I. Koch, the outspoken three- term New York mayor who led the biggest U.S. city from the brink of bankruptcy in the late 1970s and boosted the spirits of crime-weary residents, has died. He was 88.
Jay Levy, who worked with his father, then his son, to publish an economics-forecasting newsletter, now in its seventh decade, that predicted the collapse in housing and latest recession, has died. He was 90.
U.S. Representative Charles Rangel of New York, accused by the House ethics committee of improper fundraising, rebuffed calls for his resignation and urged the panel to “expedite” its hearing so he can defend himself.