Occupy New Haven protesters fighting eviction from the town green next to Yale University are challenging a private, colonial-era group with ties to the Ivy League school that, with the city, controls the park.
Swiss stocks dropped for an eighth day, the longest stretch of losses since 2000, as concern that the global economy is faltering overshadowed action from the nation’s central bank to stem a surge in the franc.
Bumi Plc’s two largest shareholders are “absolutely confident” that investors will support a proposal to replace the directors of the coal mining company, including billionaire founder Nathaniel Rothschild.
Bumi Plc’s shareholder Bakrie Group may reconsider a bid to replace the coal producer’s management, including billionaire Nathaniel Rothschild, should its independent directors offer a solution that “makes sense.”
New York Democrat Kathy Hochul won her U.S. House seat in 2011 by attacking a Republican plan to partially privatize Medicare. This year she is emphasizing trade, jobs and the economy in her re-election campaign.