When Mark Fields took charge of Ford Motor Co.’s Americas operations nine years ago, it was a major repair job as they descended into record losses and almost dragged the company into bankruptcy.
When Alan Mulally was named Ford chief executive officer in 2006 after 37 years at Boeing Co., plenty of industry veterans had the same question: What does a plane guy know about the car business?
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.
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.
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.
Matricide is having a great time in France.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical “Stephen Ward,” about a notorious sex-and-politics scandal known as the Profumo Affair, opens in December.
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.
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.
"In hindsight he did a great job of keeping them out of bankruptcy."
- Michael Levine on Apr 21, 2014