BlackRock’s Fink looks to a ‘deep bench’ to pick heir

Mark Wiseman Another relatively new arrival at BlackRock, Mr Wiseman was chief executive at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board — one of the biggest and most sophisticated pension schemes in the world — before Mr Fink brought him to BlackRock in 2016 (where his wife Marcia Moffat already worked). The hockey-loving Canadian chairs BlackRock
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Venjile Wallis scored 17 points, Chris Howell added 14 and Jackson state beat Southern 64-58 on Monday night. Sidney Umude’s 3-point play with 2:23 left put Southern ahead 54-52 before the Tigers (6-11 3-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) closed it out with a 12-4 run. Jontrell Walker made a pair of free
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HOUSTON — Reigning MVP James Harden continued his historic run to carry the increasingly short-handed Houston Rockets with a 57-point performance in Monday night’s 112-94 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. Harden kicked things off by setting a team record with 36 first-half points to help Houston take a 54-48 lead. It also was Harden’s 17th
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Tether. USD Coin. Gemini Dollar. Basis (RIP). If 2018 was the year of the so-called stablecoin, or price-pegged cryptocurrency, then what will the new year bring? While it’s impossible to predict the future with absolute certainty, here are five hypotheses based on The Ledger’s own expert tasseomancy. (Okay, we’ll admit we got this one wrong.)
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Dell Cameron / Gizmodo: House Energy and Commerce Committee chair says the FCC’s Ajit Pai has refused to brief the committee on carriers’ selling of real-time location data  —  Saying there is no legal reason why Ajit Pai should rebuff an invitation to brief lawmakers during the government shutdown … Source link

Who is next? That is the question investors are asking after Newmont Mining made a $10bn swoop for Canada’s Goldcorp, a deal that will create the world’s leading gold producer. Following Barrick Gold’s $6bn takeove r of Randgold Resources last September, analysts now expect a flurry of dealmaking as the industry seeks to improve its
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Monday mornings are the most common time that individuals experience sudden cardiac arrest. But our smartphones may be changing when we experience heart problems, according to new research published in the journal Heart Rhythm. The study’s co-authors analyzed 2,631 cases of sudden cardiac arrest from the Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study to better understand when
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Pwn2Own has been the foremost hacking contest for more than a decade, with cash prizes paid for exploits that compromise the security of all manner of devices and software. Browsers, virtual machines, computers, and phones have all been fair game. Now in its 13th year, the competition is adding a new category—a Tesla Model 3,
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The parent company of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger has “changed the narrative” for the retail sector, and its stock still has more upside, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday after the major averages fell slightly on earnings worries. “PVH had a very rough time in the second half of 2018. Even though shares have rallied
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh is turning to former Massachusetts head coach Mark Whipple to rejuvenate its offense. The Panthers hired Whipple as offensive coordinator on Monday. Whipple replaces Shawn Watson, who was fired earlier this month after the Panthers finished near the bottom of the Atlantic Coast Conference in nearly every major offensive category. Pitt
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