Oil and corn led a retreat in commodities while U.S. stocks capped the worst weekly loss since August. The yen rebounded after touching a five-year low while Treasuries advanced.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical “Stephen Ward,” about a notorious sex-and-politics scandal known as the Profumo Affair, opens in December.
Matricide is having a great time in France.
Creative Artists Agency has been hired to sell naming rights for the $937 million football stadium being planned for the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, California.
In performances of Wagner’s 5-hours- plus “Parsifal,” the suffering on stage is so often shared by the audience.
Peter Swartz, a former Galleon Group LLC portfolio manager, is starting a new technology hedge fund for Fortress Investment Group LLC.
When Marion McCollom Hampton graduated from the Yale School of Management in 1982, the program didn’t grant business degrees and she didn’t want one. Its mission was to train leaders of all sorts, not just executives, she said.
For the first time in more than a year analysts are cutting their forecasts for Standard & Poor’s 500 Index earnings, jeopardizing gains from the biggest September rally since World War II.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s pause in Arctic oil drilling after last year’s equipment mishaps should prompt a U.S. review of drilling procedures or a total ban, environmental groups said.
"Revenue growth is certainly an issue."
- Michael Levine on Jan 23, 2011