Financial news on April 14, 2007
Business and Financial news
For nearly a year, Charles O. Prince III had been courting a former top Morgan Stanley investment banker. Yesterday, he got his man — Vikram S. Pandit, who will head Citigroup’s alternative investments group. But Mr. Prince may be paying a steep p... Read more..
Critics say the V-22 Osprey’s limitations may make it vulnerable to attack. Read more..
The General Electric Company benefited from robust sales of engines, turbines and other big-ticket items in the first quarter, even as it grappled with problems in its consumer finance, plastics and health care businesses. Read more..
An interim approach to total hip replacement is offering an alternative that still leaves open the possibility of successfully receiving an artificial hip later in life. Read more..
Some questions for people with hip problems to consider in assessing whether they might be candidates for hip resurfacing surgery. Read more..
Shares of Sallie Mae, the nation’s largest lender to college students, surged on the prospects that the company could be bought out in a deal worth more than $20 billion. Read more..
In an article in The Harvard Business Review, the former chairman and chief executive of Allied Signal suggests a new way of doing performance appraisals. Read more..
Fred Hassan, chairman and chief executive of Schering-Plough, discusses how the pharmaceutical industry is tackling the challenge of cholesterol. Read more..
In learning about parental controls and filters for the Internet, one first has to learn the language. Read more..
Web sites that can provide useful information in considering what type of artificial hip implant, if any, might fit a patient’s needs. Read more..