There may be loads of worthy developments contained in the second-quarter results statements of BP and Shell this week, but there's a chance nobody will be listening.
Perhaps the greatest of them all in the modern era.
There's a reason that people keep using the phrase "last of a breed" to describe Alan "Ace" Greenberg, the former Bear Stearns CEO who died Friday.
Alan C. 'Ace' Greenberg (born September 3, 1927, died 25 July, 2014) was a former Chairman of the Executive Committee of The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc.
It's a miracle! Royal Bank of Scotland lives again as a semi-functional bank capable of delivering pleasant profit surprises to its owners (that's mostly us). Profits are up, impairments are down massively and just look at that share price – up 11% in a day.
The property developer Vincent Tchenguiz will receive at least £6m and an apology from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) following the collapse of an investigation against him two years ago.
Not a bad morning.
But using new technologies and introducing better internal processes instead of slashing more jobs!
Britain's economy has recovered the losses caused by the financial crisis and surpassed its pre-recession peak in the second quarter of the year, by posting a growth rate of 0.8%.
Kenneth C. Griffin, the billionaire founder of hedge-fund firm Citadel, filed for divorce from his wife of 11 years citing 'irreconcilable differences'.
Morgan Stanley has scaled back a group that invests in financial technology on behalf on the bank's equities division, according to people familiar with the matter.
CONFIDENCE in the UK housing market remains strong, despite growing concerns over the wider economy, according to new research today.
The Bank of Japan blindsided global financial markets Friday by adopting negative interest rates for the first time ever, buckling under pressure to revive growth in the world's third-largest economy.