Complacency about education has put U.S. workers at a disadvantage competing in a global marketplace, said Eli Broad , the Los Angeles philanthropist who has crusaded for a decade to improve student achievement.
Billionaire Eli Broad , who has made revitalizing downtown Los Angeles his mission for more than a decade, aims to attract more tourists with a $130 million museum as the city struggles with job losses and a corporate exodus.
Bloomberg Markets’ inaugural list of the world’s richest people showcases the billionaires who pull the levers on the global economy. Their net worth totals $2.7 trillion, about the size of the gross domestic product of France, the fifth-biggest economy on the planet.
Christie’s sold $134.6 million of contemporary art in New York in an hour as international buyers from 26 countries chased after works including Andy Warhol’s electric chair silkscreen and Martin Kippenberger’s slouching man in his underwear.