- Asian Hopes for North American L.N.G. Dim @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 1:17 PM EST
High costs, regulatory processes and social opposition have slowed the development of L.N.G. export terminals in Canada and the United States.
- Banks’ Cycle of Misbehavior @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 1:13 PM EST
The government has imposed billions of dollars in penalties on the big banks for wrongdoing. But, Peter J. Henning writes in the White Collar Watch column, that may not be enough to change banks’ behavior....
- In Bill Gross’s Latest Investment Letter, a Sly Reference to ‘Adaptation’ @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 1:08 PM EST
Now at Janus Capital, the famous money manager takes his usually eccentric prose style to a head-scratching new level .
- Chrysler Sales Gains Leave G.M. and Ford Behind @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 1:05 PM EST
Chrysler posted an October sales increase of 22 percent, while Ford was down 1.7 percent and General Motors was essentially flat.
- A Builder Swears He’ll Stay at 49 Employees to Avoid the Mandate. Unless He Grows. @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 1:00 PM EST
The comment, an owner says, was an expression of his frustration with just how complex the Affordable Care Act is and how the resulting confusion has paralyzed his company.
- Prudential Center Ads Declare, ‘There’s No Place Like Home ... and Watch for Flying Pucks’ @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 12:04 PM EST
A campaign focuses on the comfortable living-room atmosphere of an arena.
- Today in Small Business: ‘The Yelp of Business Software’ @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 11:52 AM EST
The rush is on for a new breed of marijuana capitalist in New York. How even a profitable company can run out of cash. Binding referendums in several red states Tuesday would raise the state minimum wage ...
- R.B.S. to Aid Police in Unraveling Financial Crimes @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 11:41 AM EST
The Royal Bank of Scotland will provide the expertise of bankers in areas like stocks and markets, financial instruments, cybertechnology and foreign languages.
- Q. and A. With Stuart Elliott @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 11:36 AM EST
A violin piece backing a Splenda commercial gets some recognition.
- Accounts and People of Note in the Advertising Industry @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 11:33 AM EST
Del Monte picks MRY’s San Francisco office as its digital and social agency of record.
- Yildiz of Turkey to Buy British Cookie Maker United Biscuits @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 11:01 AM EST
Yildiz, the owner of the cookie and chocolate maker Ülker Bisküvi Sanayi and Godiva chocolate, beat out Kellogg Company and a rival, Burtons Biscuits. The deal is said to be valued at about $3.2 billion....
- Virgin America Aims to Raise $300 Million in I.P.O. @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 10:15 AM EST
The low-cost airline, which is partially owned by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, sets a price range of $21 to $24.
- Wall Street Markets Waver, Digesting Mixed Economic Reports @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 9:59 AM EST
A European Central Bank meeting and the monthly United States jobs survey are on tap this week.
- In States Voting on Minimum Wage, Even Critics Sound Like Supporters @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 8:02 AM EST
As voters in red states like Alaska and Arkansas decide at the polls whether to raise their minimum wage, those against an increase concede that the measures are likely to pass.
- Morning Agenda: A Book Club That Pays @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 7:56 AM EST
A Republican book club draws Wall Street lobbyists. | Diageo and Cuervo announce a brand swap. | A British banker is charged in Hong Kong with two murders. | Behind the discovery of a security breach at ...
- Daily Report: The New Dell @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 7:47 AM EST
On Tuesday, Michael S. Dell will try to persuade people that his company is about far more than the personal computers and computer servers it has been known for, with products intended for things as varied ...
- Altice Offers to Buy Telecom Assets in Portugal for $8.7 Billion @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 7:25 AM EST
The European cable and mobile service provider’s offer to acquire the Portuguese assets of the Brazilian carrier Oi would unravel the proposed merger between Portugal Telecom and Oi.
- LabCorp to Buy Covance for $6.1 Billion @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 7:13 AM EST
The purchase of Covance will give Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings a bigger presence in the business of drug development research and animal testing.
- Following Up on the Job Candidate Who Was ‘Checking Out the Waitress’ @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 7:00 AM EST
Almost every commenter who responded to the post advised that the candidate should not be hired.
- HSBC Hurt by $1.69 Billion in Legal and Other Costs @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 5:35 AM EST
HSBC set aside $378 million for a potential settlement with British regulators in an industrywide investigation of potential manipulation of foreign exchange markets.
- Publicis to Buy Sapient of Boston in Digital Advertising Push @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 4:54 AM EST
The French advertising giant Publicis Groupe said its planned purchase of Sapient for $3.7 billion in cash would speed up its digital revenue goals.
- Diageo Announces Brand Swap: Bushmills Whiskey for Don Julio Tequila @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 4:07 AM EST
The global spirits maker would acquire full control of the fast-growing tequila brand from Casa Cuervo, which in turn would take on the Irish whiskey.
- Investigators Focus on Tail Booms in Crash of Space Plane @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 1:39 AM EST
The Virgin Galactic space plane that broke apart on Friday shifted early into a high-drag configuration that is designed to slow it down.
- Stung Last Year, Retailers and Shippers Retool for the Holiday Season @ The New York Times - Mon, Nov 3, 2014 12:03 AM EST
Americans are expected to buy a record $89 billion worth of gifts online, a 13 percent jump over the 2013 season.
- Capitol Book Club, With a Bonus @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 10:15 PM EST
A monthly political fund-raiser draws Republican members of the House Financial Services Committee and Wall Street lobbyists willing to read a book, and make a contribution, in exchange for access.
- Independent Journal Review Website Becomes a Draw for Conservatives @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 8:51 PM EST
With a mix of entertaining topics and politics, the two-year-old Independent Journal Review has web traffic that exceeds more seasoned right-wing sites.
- Europe Shifts on Priorities for Telecoms @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 8:46 PM EST
The new European Commission is prioritizing more investment and costlier Internet and cellphone services rather than affordability and antitrust concerns.
- Dell’s Life After Wall Street @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 8:36 PM EST
A year after a grueling fight with the investor Carl C. Icahn, Michael S. Dell says he is very happy to have the computer company that bears his name back to himself.
- Journalism, Independent and Not @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 8:20 PM EST
SugarString, a Verizon-run website, highlights problems with the blurring of news and advertising, while The Texas Tribune, a nonpartisan news organization, is thriving.
- E-Book Mingles Love and Product Placement @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 8:09 PM EST
Product placement in a novel might strike some as unseemly, but “Find Me I’m Yours” — an e-book that also makes room for sponsored content from companies — is not like most novels.
- ‘Masterpiece’ Franchise on PBS Is Adding Broadcasts @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 7:51 PM EST
“Masterpiece,” the 43-year-old English drama franchise, is capitalizing on the runaway success of “Downton Abbey” by adding new shows and more airtime early next year.
- European Union Economic Data, and October’s U.S. Job Figures @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 7:35 PM EST
The European Union will publish growth and job forecasts for the fall, and the Labor Department will report on United States unemployment for October.
- Treasury Auctions for the Week of Nov. 3 @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 7:29 PM EST
The following tax-exempt fixed-income issues are scheduled for pricing this week.
- Italian Bank Monte dei Paschi to Sell Shares to Meet Capital Demands @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 6:41 PM EST
Monte dei Paschi has until Nov. 10 to satisfy European regulators.
- Punch Line With Real Political Punch @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 6:16 PM EST
The results of Bill Maher’s bid to influence a House race in Minnesota will be seen with Tuesday’s election returns.
- With Magazine, CNET Tech Site Makes Jump From Screen to Page @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 5:03 PM EST
CNET is starting a quarterly magazine, joining other media organizations that are capitalizing on their digital success with physical publications or outlets.
- News From the Advertising Industry @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 4:36 PM EST
Account assignments, miscellaneous news from advertising agencies and more.
- Microsoft’s New Fitness Tracking Device Is a Welcome Surprise @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 3:59 PM EST
Molly Wood tries out the new wearable device and finds that it may be the most flexible of its kind on the market right now.
- Monster Moves to Restore a Faded Job Search Brand @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 7:00 AM EST
Monster, which revolutionized online job hunting in the 1990s, is trying to reinvent itself for the era of Twitter and Facebook with new products that capitalize on social media.
- Immigration Issue Pushes Cameron Into a Corner @ The New York Times - Sun, Nov 2, 2014 5:26 AM EST
Few people believe David Cameron wants to pull Britain out of the European Union, but he has become increasingly boxed in by voter sentiment.
- For Macy’s, a Makeover on 34th Street @ The New York Times - Sat, Nov 1, 2014 10:45 PM EDT
Macy’s flagship has long tried to be everything to everyone. But in a $400 million renovation, it’s taking sharper aim at millennials and free-spending tourists.
- Diageo Is Said to Be in Talks on Exchange of Brands With Jose Cuervo @ The New York Times - Sat, Nov 1, 2014 5:46 PM EDT
Under the proposed terms, Diageo would acquire full control of the fast-growing Don Julio tequila brand from Cuervo, as well as a cash payment. In return, Cuervo would gain Diageo’s Bushmills brand of ...
- That Devil on Your Shoulder Likes to Sleep In @ The New York Times - Sat, Nov 1, 2014 11:05 AM EDT
Research shows that people are more likely to lie or cheat in the afternoon and evening, when their brains are worn out.
- What Goes Up Must at Least Slow Down @ The New York Times - Sat, Nov 1, 2014 11:00 AM EDT
After a five-year surge for stocks, a market forecaster says it’s time for investors to temper expectations.
- Cracks in the Stress Tests of European Banks @ The New York Times - Sat, Nov 1, 2014 10:15 AM EDT
All but a relative few European banks passed a recent exam regarding their soundness. But some findings in the European Central Bank’s report point to shortcomings.
- In the Office of the Hard Rock C.E.O., Riffs on a Theme @ The New York Times - Sat, Nov 1, 2014 10:10 AM EDT
The office of Hamish Dodds, chief executive of Hard Rock International, reflects the restaurant chain’s eclectic, rock ‘n’ roll aesthetic.
- Deborah Harmon, on Playing to Your Team’s Strengths @ The New York Times - Sat, Nov 1, 2014 9:40 AM EDT
The chief executive of Artemis Real Estate Partners says that by playing to people’s strengths, “you create a team of complementary skill sets.”
- At First Look Media, Personalities Prove Tough to Manage @ The New York Times - Fri, Oct 31, 2014 8:41 PM EDT
After the departure of the journalist Matt Taibbi, people inside the company described a power struggle between journalists and management at the digital start-up.
- Roderick M. Hills, Counsel to Gerald Ford and S.E.C. Chairman, Dies at 83 @ The New York Times - Fri, Oct 31, 2014 8:32 PM EDT
Mr. Hills was a deputy counsel to President Gerald R. Ford and former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
- Trinity Guardrail Installation Now Banned in More Than 30 States @ The New York Times - Fri, Oct 31, 2014 7:44 PM EDT
The guardrail system is suspected of having a defect that could worsen the consequences of vehicle accidents.