Two billionaire hedge fund executives have joined Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts’ super- political action committee as it works to elect Republicans to Congress, a U.S. Federal Election Commission report showed.
Anthony Sartor resigned after serving 15 years on the board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, becoming the second commissioner to exit as the agency is probed by federal and local prosecutors.
MF Global Inc., the defunct brokerage once led by Jon Corzine, will begin final distributions to fully satisfy $6.7 billion in claims from former customers, starting tomorrow and lasting several weeks, the trustee overseeing the repayments said.
MF Global Holdings Ltd., which filed for bankruptcy after a failed $6.3 billion bet on bonds of some of Europe’s most indebted nations, sued PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for $1 billion, alleging accounting malpractice helped bring down the brokerage company.
Jeffrey Corzine, the youngest son of Jon Corzine, the former co-chairman of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and governor of New Jersey, killed himself in Mexico after a struggle with depression, representatives of the family and the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City said yesterday.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s allies regularly communicated about manufactured traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge, according to e-mails and texts that included a reference to the fun of “beating up on” late Democratic U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.
Jeffrey Corzine, the son of Jon Corzine, the former co-chairman of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. who went on to be governor of New Jersey, has died in Mexico, according to spokesmen for the family and the U.S. Embassy.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who cut his revenue outlook for the past two years, is relying on a growth forecast more optimistic than those of all but eight U.S. states to pay for his record budget proposal.
Jon Corzine, the former chairman of MF Global Holdings Ltd., asked that a Commodity Futures Trading Commission lawsuit against him over the firm’s collapse be dismissed because he exercised reasonable diligence and relied on information and advice from others.