Why the largest group of American corporate bonds is a notch above junk

BY HIS own account Christopher Hitchens, an author who died in 2011, was a poor student. He left Oxford with a third-class degree. This was not for want of ability. Hitchens would become a prolific essayist and fearsome debater. Rather, it was a choice. His tutors warned him about neglecting his studies. But he preferred […]

Corporate crime: Five biggest financial scams of all time

When it comes to big money there’s a whole lot of room for screw-ups, cover-ups and everything in between. The business world is no stranger to scandal with many wheeler dealers ready to gain at other people’s expense. Money managers, chief executives, lawyers… some are dead or in jail, others doing just fine, after masterminding […]

CBS chief Les Moonves, who faces sexual misconduct allegations, is expected to answer questions during corporate earnings call this week

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Les Moonves, the CEO and chairman of CBS Corporation, is reportedly planning to take questions from analysts during his company’s second-quarter earnings call on Thursday. The CBS chief faces sexual misconduct allegations from at least six women, as reported by The New Yorker last week. According to The New Yorker, Moonves is […]

A Canadian startup applies machine-learning to corporate bond issuance

WITH the exception of a few governments big enough to run their own auctions, anyone wishing to issue bonds must seek bankers’ help. A hefty fee will buy assistance in calibrating the size, structure and timing of a bond issue, as well as connections to lots of buyers. And once a bank has agreed to […]

It’s time for companies to ditch big corporate campuses

GUEST: There’s an unspoken rule that virtually every startup in the last two decades seems to have followed: once they start hiring more people, they lease or build bigger offices. Just ask commercial real estate brokers, for whom tech growth since 2010 has created an unquenchable demand for more and more space. Once tech companies […]

TripActions Raises $51 Million Series B to Reinvent Corporate Travel Through Technology

PRESS RELEASE: Travel solutions platform TripActions reinventing corporate travel by giving business travelers more choices, better support when on the road and incentives to book cost-effectively PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 7, 2018– TripActions, a comprehensive business travel platform that is reinventing business travel, announced today it has raised $ 51 million in Series B financing […]

Corporate Goes Country: A Review of Holston House Nashville

Corporate Goes Country: A Review of Holston House Nashville Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Meet the Corporate Lawyer Turned Insta-Famous Fitness Guru

Mediocrity was not an option in the Arzon household. Whether it was high school debate competitions, applying to law school, running ultramarathons or, now, leading what Robin Arzon calls a “wellness revolution,” her goal has remained the same. “If I don’t go to bed every night feeling like I can bang on my chest and […]