It is known as one of the most glamorous times of the year, Fashion Week in New York City. But the snow, cold weather, and various locations certainly damepened the spirit of most. While snow was ploughed at The Lincoln Center, the fashion crowd dodged puddles and carried umbrellas in one the most brutal weeks of the year. Sure this winter has been rough, but now the fashion corwd had to also deal with the problems of transit. Some of the biggest deisngers opted to show off site, from downtown
Dennis Basso is a fashion veteran, having been around for over 30 years. From modest beginnings, Basso now dresses some of the hottest celebrities in town and calls Joan Rivers one of his best friends. It is his dramatic aesthetic which has created his following which made a ticket to his fall 2014 collection, one of the hottest this season at NYFW. From fur, lace, jewels and embroidery Basso created show stopping separates, and floor length gowns. It was all over the top, and almost regal with
It's something you see too often in developing countries. But this tent encampment is in Ocean Country, New Jersey -- an hour's drive from Manhattan. They call it Tent City. Pastor Steven Brigham founded it when he realized homeless people in his area have no other options.
Captain Paul Watson founded the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in 1977 and has dedicated his life to protecting the oceans of the world. From conservation, education, and protection it is his mission to protect the animals that call our oceans home. He is giving a voice to 20,000 dolphins and whales that are killed annually in Japan. In his years at the helm of the non-profit organization Watson has made it his mission to protect the waters and has made impressive progress. He even told me t
Blackstone Group announced a deal to buy Gates Corp., formerly known as Tompkins PLC, from a pair of Canadian sponsors in a deal worth just over $5 billion. But that doesn't tell the whole story - the success of the Tompkins carve-out took place over three years of aggressive dealmaking by Onex Corp. and CPPIB - one that brought the sponsors a multi-billion dollar exit. As debt appears poised to become more pricey, it looks like the standard PE deals are back.
As if Bridgegate wasn’t enough, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s administration just made one move that's angered both the right and the left: Essentially banning beloved electric-car maker Tesla from the Garden state. New Jersey motor vehicle officials approved a rule Tuesday that would require all car companies to sell their vehicles through franchised dealers instead of directly to customers.
According to prepared testimony reviewed by Reuters, The New York Stock Exchange and two prominent asset managers will call for reforms on Tuesday, to lower the cap on fees exchanges can charge brokers to enter the market. The call for lowering so-called "access fees" is just one of several reforms that Citadel CEO Kenneth Griffin, Intercontinental Exchange Chief Executive Jeffrey Sprecher, and Invesco global trading head Kevin Cronin will discuss before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee.
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday (May 13) it would be "outrageous" if Internal Revenue Service staff targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny, saying anyone found to have done so must be held fully accountable because the agency must operate in a neutral, non-partisan way.