July 2, 1995
Celebrities have to manage their money too--and some of them are pretty good at it. So eat your heart out, Robin Leach. In their own words, six notables shared their savvy moves with free-lance writer Susan Jaques. Ivana Trump, Businesswoman After my separation and divorce, I needed to invest money received from my marriage settlement. I saw this settlement as my children's future, and the most important thing to me was that it be invested well.
March 12, 1990
Blue Cross of California has the blues because it thinks that the press is ignoring it, but the health insurer isn't suffering in silence. In a recent letter to the editor of the trade paper Managed HealthCare, Blue Cross Chief Executive Leonard D. Schaeffer complimented the editors for a recent article on the Blue Cross/Blue Shield system. However, he added, "as usual, the Chicago-based Blue Cross and Blue Shield Assn. and the Chicago Plan were interviewed for the article.
August 23, 1988 |
Morgan Stanley & Co., Merrill Lynch & Co. and Bear, Stearns & Co. were by far the biggest practitioners last month of the controversial stock market techniques called program trading, according to New York Stock Exchange figures disclosed Monday.
May 19, 1996 |
When I was tall enough to reach, my mother taught me to turn out the lights. Nobody ever praised her "wit and wisdom" in this regard, although we did think she was a plenty good mom--despite her nagging. Now, I learn how significant her advice was. She should have gone into business on Wall Street. She should have written down her ideas: "Turn out the lights when you leave a room."
February 18, 1999 |
It was the phantom ill health of thousands of American Airlines pilots that pushed a federal judge to caustically suggest last week that the union might consider notifying the Centers for Disease Control. But modern medicine has nothing in its arsenal to cure this contagion: U.S. workers are calling in sick in record numbers without really being ill.
June 14, 1990 |
Stock speculator John A. Mulheren Jr. took the witness stand in his own defense Wednesday and squarely denied that he had ever made illegal stock trades in the mid-1980s with admitted inside trader Ivan F. Boesky. Mulheren also said he didn't know that Boesky was receiving and trading on inside information during the time the two men had a business relationship.