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The Queen Latifah and Bruce Willis executive produced documentary, “The Hip Hop Project” hits stores today on DVD. The film is the winner of 16 film festival awards. “The Hip Hop Project” tells the story about a group of New York City teens who embark on a unique journey of self-discovery as they dare to [...]
(December 15, 2009) Northern Trust has announced that its asset management arm, Northern Trust Global Investments (NTGI), has selected seven emerging and minority/women-owned broker-dealers for its list of preferred equity trading partners. The equity trading firms, which met selection criteria including execution capabilities, technology platforms and capital commitment, are: – M.R. Beal and Company, Chicago, [...]
(December 21, 2009) RJR Communications, Inc. announced today that it is seeking new investors for the company which includes its flagship publication American Legacy. “We recently had a deal pending with an investment group that unfortunately could not follow through on their commitment and therefore at this time must discuss our investment opportunity with other [...]
Shareholders of Nike, Gatorade and other Tiger Woods sponsors lost a collective $5 to $12 billion in the wake of the scandal involving his extramarital affairs, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Davis. The losses are separate from – and potentially much larger than – damage to Woods’ own [...]
(January 11, 2010) Jim Skinner, Chief Executive Officer of McDonald’s Corporation, today announced that Don Thompson, currently President of McDonald USA, has been elected to the role of President and Chief Operating Officer, with oversight responsibility for the company’s 32,000 restaurants worldwide. [The promotion makes Thompson the front runner to succeed Skinner as next CEO [...]