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MPs gave Mike Ashley only a light toasting

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Mike Ashley is not Father Christmas, nor an accountant, nor an employment specialist. On these points the founder and majority shareholder of Sports Direct was adamant during the advertised “grilling” by MPs that turned out to be a light toasting.

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T-Man makes Citigroup billions

The memo landed on a Sunday in November. It was 2007, and securities backed by subprime mortgages were roiling markets and imperiling banks. Merrill Lynch CEO Stan O’Neal had just resigned under pressure, and Citigroup CEO Chuck Prince was rumored to be on his way out.