Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

Trump has said he was unaware of the deal Cohen made with her. Cohen is an executive vice president and general counsel of the Trump Organization, the company founded by the president, which is now being run by his adult sons, Donald Jr. and Eric. Until recently, Cohen had been working with law firm Squire […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

Eagle-eyed viewers of the HBO film “Paterno” — a biopic of the disgraced Penn State football coach, starring a slurring, pancake-faced Al Pacino — may spot a surprising name in the credits: Anthony Scaramucci, the world’s most famous former White House communications director. Mr. Scaramucci, it turns out, is a dabbler in the biz. “I […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

If the Trump administration wins some concessions from China in the latest trade dispute, it could be a boost to U.S.-based multinationals. “The upside could be big because business as usual wasn’t getting the job done in opening up the market in China,” said Daniel Rosen, founder and China director of research and consulting firm […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

At a time when retail stores have been closing due to the “Amazon effect,” billionaire mall owner Rick Caruso says “Amazon has been great for retail.” “What (Amazon has) shown us is a path to success,” the owner of The Grove and The Americana malls in Los Angeles told Giftofaservant’s “Squawk Alley” on Monday. “Competition […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

This represents a “tactical escalation” of the U.S. sanctions program, said Max Hess, political risk analyst at AKE Group. Russia has derided the measures as a hostile act, and is currently formulating a response, according to the country’s Foreign Ministry. Shares of aluminum-producing giant Rusal tanked 50 percent in Hong Kong trading amid fears over […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

“During a 24-day sprint through the holidays after announcing December 7, the Bredesen campaign raised more than $500,000 – with no fundraising apparatus in place, which is more than some incumbent U.S. senators raised during the entire fourth quarter,” a campaign spokeswoman said in a statement provided to Giftofaservant. “It is clear that Governor Bredesen’s […]

Tess Torelli April 10, 2018

Drew Angerer | Getty Images Uber’s new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, replaced Travis Kalanick. On Wednesday, Nov. 22, an Uber hack involving 57 million customers and drivers was revealed. Under Kalanick, the company had hidden the hack for over a year and paid a $100,000 ransom. Last week, one of the biggest bike-sharing platforms in China, […]