Wood Norton is a stunning newly refurbished country house hotel in Worcestershire, with Stratford, the Cotswolds and the Malvern Hills on the doorstep.
Alcoa reported an increase in quarterly profit on Monday as performance in its alumina and primary metals segments improved despite a tough market. Revenue, however, fell short.
JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson is out and Mike Ullman will rejoin the company as CEO, receiving an annual base salary of $1 million.
Nick Leeson is back.
Some poor staffer over at CNN is in for it - the US news channel has run a photo of former UK Prime Minister Maggie Thatcher - who died this morning - with disgraced DJ and TV presenter Jimmy Savile.
Oracle’s Larry Ellison, who bagged $96.2m.
Long Live Maggie!
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General Electric agreed to buy oilfield services provider Lufkin Industries to expand its profitable oil and gas business.
HSBC has demonstrated its commitment to its high street banking operations in the UK by rejecting the idea of reviving the Midland name that hung over its 1,000-strong branch network 20 years ago.
Dennis Lafferty, one of Goldman Sachs’s top distressed-debt traders, is in talks to join HSBC to run a new loans and special situations unit in New York, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.
Zar Amrolia, who helped build up Deutsche Bank’s fixed-income and currencies business, is leaving the bank after ten years to help run a British electronic market-making business.