Vladimir Putin isn’t just angering leaders
from Berlin to Washington. He’s irking some of his richest
friends, too, by snubbing their pleas to end the conflict in
Ukraine and ostracizing all but a handful of hardliners.
Islamic State militants dropped their demand
for a $200 million ransom and are now seeking a prisoner
exchange after the release of a video that purported to show the
corpse of one of two Japanese hostages held by the group.
Billionaire Jeff Greene, who amassed a
multibillion dollar fortune investing in real estate and betting
against subprime mortgage securities, says the U.S. faces a jobs
crisis that will cause social unrest and radical politics.
Greeks are voting Sunday in an election
that will determine whether the country that triggered the
euro-area debt crisis five years ago holds to the path of
economic reform or challenges its creditors and sets a
Oil drillers will begin collapsing under the
weight of lower crude prices during the second quarter and
energy explorers who employ them will shortly follow, according
to Conway Mackenzie Inc., the largest U.S. restructuring ...