The impact of leather on leather imparts a pleasing crack as Pierre Andurand releases a combination of jabs and hooks onto pads being held by his coach. Powerful shoulders hint at a past as an elite swimmer in France.
Industrial production declined in April by the most in eight months, indicating American manufacturers will provide little support for an economy beset by weaker global markets and federal budget cuts.
The 33,000 containers handled at JadeWeserPort since Germany’s only deepwater docks opened for business in September are a far cry from the annual 2.7 million forecast when state governments embarked on the 1 billion-euro ($1.3 billion) project a decade ago.
Alex Freemon was so eager to be a stockbroker after graduating from the Georgia Institute of Technology last year that he said he was happy to go door to door selling mutual funds for Edward Jones & Co.
Morgan Keegan & Co. is seeking to dismiss a petition that claims the underwriter made fraudulent statements when offering $39 million of now-defaulted municipal bonds for an artificial-sweetener plant in Moberly, Missouri.
Greenhill & Co., the merger adviser GrainCorp Ltd. hired to consider Archer-Daniels-Midland Co.’s bid, is itself a potential target for firms looking to add banking expertise on optimism deal-making will resurge.