London’s Soho has been a red-light district for hundreds of years. You don’t need to consult the history books to learn about its seedier side: Neon signs for strip shows, sex toys and “models” are openly on display.
John Malone’s Liberty Global Plc and Discovery Communications Inc. are working to bridge a $1 billion valuation gap with the owners of Formula One, as they seek to buy a 49 percent stake in the auto-racing series, people with knowledge of the matter said.
“Fast & Furious 6” was the top film at U.S. and Canadian theaters for a second weekend with $35.2 million in sales, topping “After Earth,” the new Will Smith- and-son movie from Sony Corp., which took in $27.5 million.
Six years ago, in an oft-told conversion tale, Scott Harrison stopped promoting hot New York nightclubs selling $350 bottles of vodka and soon found himself helping to fund water projects in the developing world.
The Fancy, an online shop with items culled by customers, raised $53 million from investors including American Express Co., billionaire Len Blavatnik and actor Will Smith, people familiar with the matter said.
On today's "Weird Wall Street" Actor Will Smith backs the Buffett rule and says he has no problem picking up the tax tab. Bloomberg's Trish Regan and Adam Johnson report on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)