Alan Howard, co-founder of Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, saw his personal fortune climb to 1.5 billion pounds ($2.3 billion) during the past year, keeping him at the top of the annual Sunday Times list of the wealthiest U.K. hedge fund managers.
Donald J. Trump is considering real estate investments including casinos and golf courses in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, said Michael Cohen, executive vice president of the Trump Organization.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. , Bank of America Corp. and Ally Financial Inc., defending allegations of fraudulent home foreclosures from customers and Congress, may face the most financial peril from investigations by state attorneys general.
Rambus Inc. can blame itself and not the semiconductor makers targeted in its $3.95 billion suit for the failure of a memory chip to become the industry standard, according to Intel Corp. managers who worked with the company.
Almost all states give children math and reading proficiency exams using standards that fall short of federal benchmarks, even after eight raised their requirements since 2007, a U.S. Department of Education study found.