Billionaire Wilbur Ross invited Paul Ryan over for lunch. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Wells Fargo & Co. bankers met with Rand Paul at a fundraiser in Atlanta. Investor Rob Arnott dropped in on Ted Cruz.
Bank of New York Mellon Corp. plans to sell Manhattan’s 1 Wall St., the Art Deco skyscraper that serves as its corporate headquarters, and has hired brokers to find a smaller amount of space to lease elsewhere.
When New York mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio first proposed taxing the rich so every child in the city could attend all-day preschool, it was October and he had support from fewer than 10 percent of Democrats in polls.
During a meeting in the West Wing of the White House this month, President Barack Obama’s aides posed an unusual question to business leaders across the table: How can the administration help House Speaker John Boehner?
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg enters 2012 facing the prospect of 10,000 lost Wall Street jobs and a budget deficit that may make it more difficult to build on gains in health, education and public safety.