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.
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."
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.
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.