Day: January 2, 2018

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES — In late summer, Verizon Communications came to Rupert Murdoch with a surprise acquisition offer. Verizon — locked in battle with AT&T, which was then finalizing its $85.4 billion takeover of Time Warner — wanted to buy pieces of 21st Century Fox, Mr. Murdoch’s television and film conglomerate. Representatives of the two companies […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

A Costa Rican plane crashed into woodland off a popular tourist beach on Sunday, killing 10 U.S. citizens and two local pilots, the Costa Rican government said. The accident occurred in the mountainous area off the Punta Islita beach town in the province of Guanacaste, about 140 miles west of the capital of San Jose. […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

Many companies claim to be “customer centric,” prioritizing people who use their products over all others, but not that many do so in reality. When Legere took over at T-Mobile, he headed straight for the call centers. “I got this resounding kind of feedback that people hated wireless … They would go to a store […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

“I think he’s going to be fair,” Trump said, referring to special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the probe, while repeatedly insisting that his associates did not collude with Moscow. Trump’s comments come as other Republicans attempt to discredit the ongoing investigation. The probe “makes the country look very bad, and it puts the […]

Tess Torelli January 2, 2018

Author Matt Ridley makes the case in his book for increased prosperity this century, in spite of what pessimists say. That message, according to financial advisor Tom West, a partner at Signature Estate & Investment Advisors in Tysons Corner, Virginia, can help investors who shy away from the market because of their fears of what […]