November 15-17, 2017

EY Strategic Growth Forum 2017

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EY's annual summit in Palm Springs CA brings together leading companies and high profile figures from the world of business, sports, entertainment and many more for stimulating discussions on current events. Full coverage on Yahoo Finance Nov 15 - 17, 2017.

  • Quartz19 hours ago

    Updated: The complete list of CEOs boycotting Saudi Arabia’s “Davos in the Desert” conference

    Updated Oct. 20 at 10:22am EDT. Journalists, investors, and some CEOs have pulled out of a three-day financial conference in Riyadh dubbed “Davos in the Desert,” after the Saudi government was accused of murdering Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The conference, which starts Oct. 23, promised

  • Animation Is Film Review: ‘Seder-Masochism’
    Varietyyesterday

    Animation Is Film Review: ‘Seder-Masochism’

    Animator Nina Paley’s wit and imagination provide such unique delights that it seems almost churlish to complain that her second feature feels more like a tray of hors d’oeuvres than a full meal — even if it’s inspired by the traditional ritual feast of Passover Seder. But “Seder-Masochism” plays as

  • The 25 Biggest U.S. IPOs of All Time
    Kiplingeryesterday

    The 25 Biggest U.S. IPOs of All Time

    Initial public offerings (IPOs) are the process companies use to tap the public stock markets for capital. They usually involve early-stage businesses that are looking for fresh fuel for growth; many are small opportunities, but a few have mammoth potential. IPOs aren't guaranteed tickets to riches

  • For Saudi Arabia, Deep and Lasting Ramifications for Khashoggi Debacle
    Fortuneyesterday

    For Saudi Arabia, Deep and Lasting Ramifications for Khashoggi Debacle

    For Saudi Arabia, Deep and Lasting Ramifications for Khashoggi Debacle

  • Bloomberg2 days ago

    A $125,000 Step in the Right Direction for Basketball

    As Dick Vitale  might put it, Now we’re talkin’, baby! Right now, if you want to get to the NBA, you have very few options that don’t include at least a year in college, whether you want to go or not.

  • Fox Business2 days ago

    Junior financial executives may still attend Saudi conference

    Major executives have pulled out of the Saudi conference, but they may still have a presence.

  • GlobeNewswire2 days ago

    Perry Ellis Shareholders Approve Proposed Transaction with George Feldenkreis

    Perry Ellis International, Inc. (PERY) (“Perry Ellis” or the “Company”) today announced that based on the vote tally from the Special Meeting held today, Perry Ellis shareholders have approved the proposed transaction with George Feldenkreis in which Perry Ellis will become a private company through

  • Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Breaks Ground on New $32 Million Ballroom and Outdoor Event Space
    Business Wire3 days ago

    Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Breaks Ground on New $32 Million Ballroom and Outdoor Event Space

    Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress has broken ground on a new, 25,000-square-foot ballroom that will add 32,000 square feet of pre-function and event space at the iconic Orlando resort, doubling the current ballroom space.

  • Khashoggi fallout: Saudi conference no-shows
    AFP3 days ago

    Khashoggi fallout: Saudi conference no-shows

    Dubai (AFP) - US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Thursday joined top US and European officials, as well as corporate chiefs, pulling out of an upcoming investment conference in Saudi Arabia, following the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

  • Reuters3 days ago

    Blackstone waves off concerns over Saudi funding

    Blackstone Group LP, the U.S. buyout firm which is relying on Saudi Arabia to provide half the money for its planned $40 billion infrastructure fund, waved off concerns about funding on Thursday even as controversy rages over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist that has frayed relations between

  • Blackstone waves off concerns over Saudi funding
    Reuters3 days ago

    Blackstone waves off concerns over Saudi funding

    Blackstone Group LP (BX.N), the U.S. buyout firm which is relying on Saudi Arabia to provide half the money for its planned $40 billion infrastructure fund, waved off concerns about funding on Thursday even as controversy rages over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist that has frayed relations between

  • Blackstone waves off concerns over Saudi funding
    Reuters3 days ago

    Blackstone waves off concerns over Saudi funding

    Blackstone Group LP, the U.S. buyout firm which is relying on Saudi Arabia to provide half the money for its planned $40 billion infrastructure fund, waved off concerns about funding on Thursday even as controversy rages over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist that has frayed relations between Wall

  • Blackstone waves off concerns over Saudi funding
    Reuters3 days ago

    Blackstone waves off concerns over Saudi funding

    Blackstone Group LP, the U.S. buyout firm which is relying on Saudi Arabia to provide half the money for its planned $40 billion infrastructure fund, waved off concerns about funding on Thursday even as controversy rages over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist that has frayed relations between Wall

  • Blackstone waves off concerns over Saudi funding
    Reuters3 days ago

    Blackstone waves off concerns over Saudi funding

    Blackstone Group LP (BX.N), the U.S. buyout firm which is relying on Saudi Arabia to provide half the money for its planned $40 billion infrastructure fund, waved off concerns about funding on Thursday even as controversy rages over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist that has frayed relations between

  • Pitchbook3 days ago

    On earnings day, Blackstone undeterred by disappearance of Saudi journalist

    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman speaks last year during a meeting in Washington, DC. When Blackstone announced plans to raise a $40 billion US infrastructure fund last year, the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia pledged a $20 billion contribution. And while Blackstone CEO and chairman

  • ‘Mirai’ Filmmaker Mamoru Hosoda on Family, Imagination and Academy Invite
    Variety3 days ago

    ‘Mirai’ Filmmaker Mamoru Hosoda on Family, Imagination and Academy Invite

    Family is an important theme for Japanese animation director Mamoru Hosoda, and his new film, “Mirai,” is no exception. The film, one of his most intimate, is about a young boy who comes to terms with becoming a big brother when his parents bring home his new baby sister, something Hosoda’s family experienced

  • How consumers can capitalize on the Sears and Kmart liquidation sales
    Yahoo Finance3 days ago

    How consumers can capitalize on the Sears and Kmart liquidation sales

    More than 140 Sears and Kmart locations are closing by year-end. Here's what savvy shoppers can expect to find at the liquidation sales.

  • Kobe Bryant Dropped From Animation Festival Jury
    Variety4 days ago

    Kobe Bryant Dropped From Animation Festival Jury

    Kobe Bryant has been dropped from the jury of the Animation Is Film Festival, following an online protest over his 2003 rape allegation. Bryant won an Academy Award this year for his animated short film, “Dear Basketball.” He was scheduled to serve on the jury for the animation festival, which will be

  • Bloomberg4 days ago

    Trump and Kushner Put Saudi's Money First

    On Tuesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh for a photo op with the prince. Just spoke with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia who totally denied any knowledge of what took place in their Turkish Consulate.

  • IMF's Christine Lagarde postpones her Mideast trip, including the Saudi conference
    CNBC4 days ago

    IMF's Christine Lagarde postpones her Mideast trip, including the Saudi conference

    The IMF's Christine Lagarde had been scheduled to attend an investing event in Saudi Arabia which has seen mounting cancellations since the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

  • MIT Is Investing $1 Billion In New College With Computing, AI Focus
    Fortune4 days ago

    MIT Is Investing $1 Billion In New College With Computing, AI Focus

    MIT Is Investing $1 Billion In New College With Computing, AI Focus

  • Hollywood Forced to Reevaluate Relationship With Saudi Arabia
    Variety5 days ago

    Hollywood Forced to Reevaluate Relationship With Saudi Arabia

    The disappearance of Saudi Arabian dissident Jamal Khashoggi sent a horrifying chill down Hollywood’s spine that has developed into a full-blown crisis. The industry had been cultivating a bond with Mohammed bin Salman, the 33-year-old crown prince who controls billions of dollars of sovereign oil wealth

  • CNBC5 days ago

    Ry's Ruffery investment on 'Shark Tank' almost never have happened

    Barbara Corcoran meets with Daniela and Ryan Kelly from Ry's Ruffery on 'Beyond the Tank'

  • Business Wire5 days ago

    Ball Without Limits in NBA 2K Playgrounds 2: Now Available Worldwide

    2K today announced the official launch of NBA 2K Playgrounds 2. This all-new two-on-two arcade basketball game from developer Saber Interactive and 2K is now available worldwide on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™ and Windows PC for $29.99. NBA 2K Playgrounds

  • Banking chiefs at HSBC and Standard Chartered pull out of Saudi conference
    The Telegraph5 days ago

    Banking chiefs at HSBC and Standard Chartered pull out of Saudi conference

    A number of big-name City chief executives have bowed to pressure and pulled out of a major investment conference in Saudi Arabia in protest at the Kingdom's alleged involvement in the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.