Gil Dezer, a Miami-area developer, five years ago had 850 unsold condominiums on his hands and almost $500 million in loans coming due as credit markets froze and buyers disappeared.
During a recent trip to New York, Democratic Senators Mary Landrieu and Patty Murray lamented one aspect of the U.S. deficit talks that they say may cloud the outcome: No women lawmakers have been at the table.
The “morning after” pill can be made available nationwide to women of all ages and without a prescription, a federal judge ruled, dealing a blow to U.S. restrictions on access to the contraceptive.
Wim Duisenberg, then chief of the Dutch central bank, identified Susan Phillips by her gender at a dinner with top international policy makers in Basel, Switzerland -- much to her surprise.
Women may have better odds of getting a membership at Augusta National Golf Club than becoming the chief executive officer of an energy company in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.