Roy Behren and two colleagues waited about 20 minutes last night before BGC Partners Inc. equity derivatives head Richard Anthony walked through Madison Square Garden’s 31st Street VIP entrance wearing a tie, pocket square, shoes and laces in New York Knicks orange.
A day after announcing his support for same-sex marriage, U.S. President Barack Obama shifted his campaign’s focus back to the economy in three West Coast fundraisers that included a dinner with actor George Clooney.
President Barack Obama, whose re- election campaign is counting on support from women and young voters, told Barnard College graduates that they must help rekindle the “can-do” spirit of the U.S. and be active shapers of the nation’s future.
Giorgio Armani SpA, the Italian fashion company whose clothes are worn by celebrities including Gemma Arterton and Ricky Martin, said profit fell 28 percent last year because of the recession in North America and Japan.
President Barack Obama declared his support for same-sex marriage, ending questions about where he stood on an issue that remains divisive in the U.S. and moving it to the forefront of the presidential election campaign.