Soon after a passenger was dragged off a United flight back in April, Gordon Bethune called the passenger, “immature.” And he's sticking to it.
When Jeff Immelt became CEO of GE (GE) some 16 years ago, the big question was would he be able to fill the shoes of his legendary and crusty predecessor, Jack Welch. To be sure, Immelt — a large, physical presence as Welch is almost impish — was a different CEO for a different time. Thrust into running
Glenn Hutchins, tech investor and co-founder of Silver Lake Partners, has some advice for young people starting their business careers.
Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger sees a lot wrong with the healthcare system. He believes a single-payer system is the solution.
Glenn Close, the award-winning actress, was introduced to Warren Buffett by the journalist Carol Loomis, at a restaurant in Larchmont, New York some 10 years ago. Since then Buffett and Close have socialized occasionally.
Warren Buffett argues that the U.S. can get over a lot. "We've had plenty of times in this country where the feelings have been intense," he said. "But it's never stopped the country. The economy grows."
Warren Buffett hasn’t yet named a successor, but he has tabbed money managers, Todd Combs and Ted Weschler, to take over the key investment operations of Berkshire Hathaway.
Beware the acceleration of technological change and commoditization in digital media. One thing I know for sure: There’s no more ‘set it and forget it’ in this business.
Is right now as good as it gets for the economy? San Francisco Fed President John Williams seems to be saying we’re getting pretty darn close. In an interview with me at the Yahoo Finance headquarters, Williams said that the economy was “in a good place,” and that the Fed’s job has now changed from
Larry Summers has some advice for the media. In an interview in his offices at Harvard University, I asked Professor Summers, former President of Harvard, Treasury Secretary during the Clinton Administration and a Director of the National Economic Council under President Obama, how the media should
Larry Summers is a not a believer—at least at this point. The former Treasury Secretary cast doubt on many of the policies set forth by the Trump Administration during an interview in his offices at Harvard University. Summers, the Charles W. Eliot University Professor of Harvard University and the
Larry Summers, former Secretary of the Treasury in the Clinton Administration, says he has his doubts as to whether tax reform can be passed before the August Congressional recess as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has suggested. Summers also said that he thought the tax plan put forth by Congressman
Larry Summers, the former Director of the National Economic Council under President Obama, criticized Gary Cohn, the current head of the NEC, on a number of fronts. Summers also said that Cohn’s claim that the Dodd-Frank Act costs banks hundreds of billions of dollars is “indefensible,” and he challenged
Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers had strong words for the economic policies and the rhetoric coming from the Trump Administration. Summers, former president of Harvard, was Treasury Secretary during the Clinton Administration and as Director of the National Economic Council, was also the chief
The business of Hollywood has split. Some of these movies are cool, like “Hell or High Water.” Some of them are moving, like “Moonlight” and “Hacksaw Ridge.” And some of them are pure confection, like “La La Land.” But they’re all pretty impressive in their own way.
Alan Greenspan railed against entitlement programs like Social Security, and described the Dodd-Frank Act as the “worst legislation since Nixon’s wage and price controls of the 1960s.” In a speech before the Economic Club of New York on Thursday, where he accepted club’s Award for Leadership Excellence
In fact, it was arguably sound investment advice. “Thanks, Spicey!” the US Weekly Twitter account exclaimed. “@USWeekly does not recommend investing in individual stocks. .@seanspicer Thanks, Spicey! @usweekly does not recommend investing in individual stocks.
It’s still early in 2017—and very early in the administration of President Donald J. Trump (though some may feel it’s already been eons.) That means it’s a great time to take a step back and take stock of where we are. Let’s start with a chart that I think really speaks to why Trump was elected, and
To some, President Donald Trump’s tough talk on Mexico makes sense. To be sure, no one wants millions of illegal immigrants streaming across our borders, and we all want more factory jobs in the U.S. The question becomes, is beating up Mexico going to solve these problems? Maybe, maybe not, but I do