Tag Archives: Wealth

CNBC Chairman Mark Hoffman to step down in September

Mark Hoffman, Chairman of CNBC Mark Hoffman, CNBC’s president since 2005 and chairman since 2015, announced Tuesday he will step down on Sept. 12. CNBC is one of NBCUniversal’s most consistently profitable assets, even as millions of Americans drop linear cable TV subscriptions each year. Hoffman, 65, has increased profitability …

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Theranos ex-COO Sunny Balwani found guilty after Holmes conviction

SAN JOSE, Calif. — In the latest chapter of the Theranos saga, Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, the company’s former chief operating officer and ex-boyfriend of founder Elizabeth Holmes, was found guilty on all 12 criminal fraud charges. Balwani had no reaction as the verdict was read at the U.S. District Court …

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Theranos ex-COO Sunny Balwani found guilty six months after Holmes conviction

SAN JOSE, Calif. – In the final chapter of the Theranos saga, Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, the company’s former chief operating officer and ex-boyfriend of founder Elizabeth Holmes, was found guilty of all 12 criminal fraud charges. Balwani had no reaction as the verdict was read at the U.S. District Court …

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Fraud trial against Elizabeth Holmes’ partner at Theranos nears end

SAN JOSE, Calif. — In a harshly worded closing argument, prosecutors on Tuesday said former Theranos COO Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani “wasn’t a victim, he was the perpetrator of fraud” in the company’s downfall, while his attorney blasted the government’s case calling it inconsistent. The closing statements capped a three-month-long trial …

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Sheryl Sandberg’s Facebook stock sales total $1.7 billion since 2012

Sheryl Sandberg leaves Meta as one of the highest-profile and most successful women in tech — and after more than $1.7 billion in stock sales. Sandberg announced Wednesday that she is stepping down from her role as chief operating officer after 14 years at Meta, formerly known as Facebook. Sandberg will …

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Andy Warhol’s ‘Marilyn’ sells for $195 million, sets American record

A woman takes a photo of Andy Warhol’s ‘Shot Sage Blue Marilyn’ during Christie’s 20th and 21st Century Art press preview at Christie’s New York on April 29, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images) Angela Weiss | Afp …

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Inside the $23.5 million house that may break local California record

The ocean views from the most expensive mansion to ever sell in Encinitas, CA. Rancho Photos A $23.5 million modern mansion overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Southern California is set to officially hit the market on May 14, and in doing so become the most expensive home ever up for …

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Worried about a recession? Here’s how to prepare your portfolio

FG Trade | iStock | Getty Images More from FA Playbook: Here’s a look at other stories impacting the financial advisor business. “We all understand that markets go through cycles and recession is part of the cycle that we may be facing,” said certified financial planner Elliot Herman, partner at …

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Over 60 million tax returns could be completed automatically, study says

Tom Werner | DigitalVision | Getty Images The IRS may have the ability to automate nearly half of tax returns, according to a working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research. The agency could correctly auto-fill an estimated 62 million to 73 million returns with information it already has, …

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F1 CEO sees TV rights opportunity with ESPN deal due to expire

Formula 1 is riding a wave of popularity in the U.S., and its CEO is shopping around its success with potential media partners for a more lucrative U.S. media deal. The racing league’s current deal with ESPN expires at the end of 2022. It was extended in 2019 to the …

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