Barclays Plc said it hired Marco Oviedo as its chief economist for Mexico.
President Barack Obama is proposing more tax increases for U.S. multinational corporations, seeking ways to prevent them from avoiding taxes by exploiting gaps in international law.
General Electric Co. is in talks to buy Alstom SA, the French builder of power plants and transmission gear, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what would be GE’s biggest acquisition ever.
"Since 2008, GE Capital has reduced the size of its balance sheet, increased its capital and liquidity, reduced its reliance on commercial paper, strengthened its risk management and governance structure, and taken other steps to ensure that GE Capital is a more safe and sound company and of reduced systemic importance."
- Seth Martin on Nov 25, 2014