New Whitney opens in NYC Months of anticipation are over: Opening day at the new Whitney Museum of American Art is here. Adam Weinberg, Whitney Art Gallery Director, discusses the opening.
U.S. SEC reviewing efforts by some companies to thwart whistleblower awards Speaking at conference at Northwestern University's School of Law, White stopped short of saying whether the agency was investigating the issue, but strongly implied that the SEC is not happy about these tactics. Created by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law, the program lets the SEC dole out cash awards that range between 10 percent and 30 percent of...
| By: Sarah N. Lynch
10 questions for Harry Reid Retiring Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid talks about his boxing career, working with presidents, Citizens United and his plans for the future.
| By: John Harwood
China Q1 GDP growth seen dipping to 6-yr low, more policy stimulus on cards *Q1 growth likely slowed to 7 pct y/y from Q4's 7.3 pct. BEIJING, April 15- China's annual economic growth likely slowed to a six-year low of 7 percent in the first quarter as demand at home and abroad faltered, fanning expectations that authorities will have to roll out more policy stimulus to avert a sharper slowdown. China's growth tumbled to 6.6 percent in the...
| By: Kevin Yao
U.S. has record number of applications for H-1B tech visas WASHINGTON, April 13- Applications for H-1B visas allowing U.S. businesses to hire foreign workers in science, engineering and computer programming totaled a record 233,000 for fiscal 2016, according to government figures released on Monday. "Year after year, the government falls back on a lottery system to determine which U.S. employers will' win' the ability...
Currency wars biz of the day: Pro David Woo, BofA Merrill Lynch, weighs in on growing concerns over the strong U.S. dollar and the prospects of parity with the euro.
Shell to buy BG for $70B Shell announces a seventy billion dollar acquisition deal to buy BG Group. Senior oil analyst Michael Hewson of CMC Markets analyzes the deal.