Neel Kashkari, the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive chosen by ex-Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson to help rescue the U.S. banking system, is readying a challenge to California Governor Jerry Brown even as the world’s 10th-largest economy reaches its highest level in more than three decades.
The University of Alabama opened a new football-training center last February. Any professional team would be happy to have it. The amenities include a $9 million weight room, a hydrotherapy pool with a Club Med–style cascade of hot water and an anti-gravity treadmill that’s more NASA than Nautilus. Coach Nick Saban goes over the finer points of football with his team in a 212-seat theater with a multiplex-sized screen. After practice, players shoot pool or kick back on a leather couch with a video game, Bloomberg Markets magazine reports in its January issue.
U.S. companies would face a minimum tax on the income they earn around the world under a plan released today by Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus that marks his most significant proposal to revamp the tax code.
The University of Alabama and Florida State remain the top two teams in college football’s Bowl Championship Series standings for the third straight week, while Baylor pulled closer to No. 3 Ohio State.