Rolls-Royce Beyond engineering excellence, one key strength of Rolls-Royce is customization. In previous years, a whopping 84% of Phantom customers commissioned their cars with some sort of bespoke design, for example. Customers’ ideas can get pretty wild. The luxury brand notes that “no request is left unexplored.” Its team of designers has matched leather colors […]

REUTERS/ Lucas Jackson An appellate court blow to Preet Bharara may next be felt at the SEC. A hedge fund that paid the Securities and Exchange Commission a fine to avoid prosecution over insider trading charges may try and reclaim those funds after the conviction of its co-founder was overturned. The SEC had fined Level Global $ 21.5 million over insider trading […]

Reuters UK Oil & Gas Investments, the company that made one of the biggest onshore oil discoveries in Britain near Gatwick airport, just applied to another London-based stock exchange to list its shares in order to get more people buying its stock. UKOG said in a regulatory statement that it applied for admission of its […]

REUTERS/Nick Ansell/pool Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis poses with his Order of the British Empire (OBE) award after an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London February 13, 2015. Martin Lewis, the man who rose to fame saving people money on his website MoneySavingExpert.com, has just come into a lot of cash. Lewis has landed […]

Sotheby’s International Real Estate A view into one of Clancy’s two home offices. Late author Tom Clancy’s 12,000-square-foot penthouse in Baltimore’s Ritz-Carlton Residences just hit the market for $ 12 million.  Shawn Breck, of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, told the Wall Street Journal that the home is Baltimore’s priciest listing. But the asking price of the four-unit penthouse is […]

Deutsche Bank As Deutsche Bank  announced a large loss on Thursday, chief executive John Cryan took the opportunity to make a veiled dig at the compensation culture at investment banks. Included on a presentation slide outlining the “significant challenges” at the bank’s market division was a bullet point made up of three words: “Inflexible compensation culture.” In other words, […]

Reuters A Fulton Hotshot lights a controlled burn on the so-called Sequoia Fund, the large mutual fund managed by Robert Goldfarb and David Poppe, has posted a letter on the homepage of its website defending its massive investment in Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Shares of the Canadian drug company have collapsed since last Wednesday. That is when Citron Research, […]