Hyatt Hotels Names New Finance Chief
Hyatt Hotels said Joan Bottarini will become its new finance chief, as its current CFO, Patrick Grismer, is leaving for Starbucks.
Italy's Eni to Take Control of BP's Libya Assets Despite Insecurity
Eni has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in BP’s assets in Libya and plans to resume oil exploration there, the Italian energy giant said Monday.
When Imported Steel Makes Sense, Despite Tariffs
The Finnish steel manufacturer Outokumpu has access to mineral deposits that give it a clear advantage over U.S. makers. But Trump’s tariffs are...
Pensions Get Bolder in Challenging Private Equity on Investments’ Human Cost
Public funds are flexing their financial might with private equity on issues from severance for Toys “R” Us workers to workplace harassment.
Tech Workers Now Want to Know: What Are We Building This For?
Tech employees concerned their products are being deployed for government surveillance or censorship are increasingly asking their employers how...
Best Practices, Not Individual Preferences, Bring Job Satisfaction
Though employees may like their work to cater to their individual preferences, they are predictably more satisfied when the organizational culture...
Two Top U.S. Economists Win Nobel for Work on Growth and Climate
The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences was shared by Americans William D. Nordhaus and Paul M. Romer, for research on innovation, climate change and...
Two Funds Push for Change at Bunge
Hedge fund D.E. Shaw has boosted its stake in Bunge and joined Continental Grain in pushing the grain trader to make operational improvements and...
Google Exposed User Data, Feared Repercussions of Disclosing to Public
Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of users of the Google+ social network, though it didn’t find evidence of misuse. The...
Pence Unloaded on China; Here's Why That's Important
Vice President Mike Pence’s remarkable, 40-minute address against China may come to be seen an inflection point in the complex trajectory of...
Netflix to Open New Production Hub in New Mexico
Netflix plans to open a new film and television production hub in New Mexico, the latest venture in the streaming entertainment giant’s ambitions...
Facebook Launches Portal Video-Chat Devices for the Home
The two voice-controlled tabletop systems feature cameras, microphones and touch screens—and Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant.