Warren Buffett says he supports Jamie Dimon keeping his dual roles as chairman and chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. And his remarks have been getting a lot of attention in advance of JPMorgan's annual meeting on May 21 in Tampa, Florida.
The Bretton Woods economic conference would make a great movie: Dashing celebrity economist John Maynard Keynes of the U.K. squared off against U.S. Treasury official Harry Dexter White, who was later revealed to be a Soviet spy.
Jonathan Ive, six months into an expanded role as Apple Inc.’s top product visionary, has embarked on a sweeping software overhaul that leaves the company at risk of falling behind on a new version of the operating system that runs iPhones and iPads, people with knowledge of the matter said.
This Easter, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. aired a television commercial promoting its Ad Match Guarantee. In it, an exuberant clerk touted the policy’s benefits to a shopper named “Janette” from Lithonia, Georgia.
A former GE Capital associate with a fuchsia handgun on his $185 lilac tie gave out his business card near a Danish man twirling a Turkish woman. An American International Group Inc. employee left out his firm’s name when he said he works in risk.
The New York Times published an excellent account on Sunday of how Curt Schilling bilked the taxpayers of Rhode Island out of millions of dollars to subsidize his now-defunct company, 38 Studios LLC. Unfortunately, there was something missing from the story: Schilling himself, who declined to speak to the reporter.