Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications Inc., aiming to reshape the cable industry, have discussed a joint bid to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. and divvy up its customers, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Barclays Plc, the U.K.’s second- largest lender by assets, appointed John Miller to the newly created role of head of banking for the Americas and named Paul Parker to oversee mergers and acquisitions globally.
Hugh E. McGee III, a former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. oil banker, fired his gun into upstate New York’s sky last year. Clients and colleagues, who know him as Skip, watched the one duck tagged with a ribbon fall.
The $2.5 billion of settlements reached in the London interbank offered rate rigging scandal are compelling banks to hand over information in the probe of a separate financial benchmark tied to interest-rate derivatives.
James H. Simons, a former Cold War code breaker, later in his life deployed an unusual tax strategy at Renaissance Technologies LLC, saving hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes for himself and other investors, said people with knowledge of the matter.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission must pay $4.6 million in attorneys’ fees and expenses to CRST, an Iowa trucking company, because of a sexual harassment and discrimination suit that was thrown out.