Sarah Jacobs A 6 a.m. training session at Manhattan’s Tone House gym. The D10 is an intense competition that pushes its athletic contestants to their ultimate physical limits.  A favorite among the Wall Street crowd, the five-city competition is comprised of a 400-meter run, football throw, pull-ups, 40-yard dash, dips, 500-meter row, vertical jump, 20-yard shuttle, bench press, […]

AP Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA) wrote a letter to the inspector general of the Department of Defense, requesting that he look into TransDigm Group, a controversial airplane-part manufacturer and supplier of companies like Boeing. The stock is down over 6% on the news. Khanna’s letter accuses the company of “waste, fraud and abuse in the defense and […]

Lucid Motors Lucid Air electric sedan. We have driven, reported on, road-tripped, and talked about our fair share of electric and hybrid vehicles at Business Insider. These are exciting times for a technology that was born more than 100 years ago, but only started to gain steam 20 years ago with the Toyota Prius. Electric-vehicle […]

It’s “Super Thursday” for British retailers and supermarkets, with Tesco, Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Debenhams, JD Sports, Primark-owner Associated British Foods, and more all reporting on how they did over Christmas. Christmas is a crucial period for retailers and can make or break an entire year, particularly for department stores and clothing retailers. We […]

Kevin McCarthy Five-time champion Mark Rubin is not returning Meet the men and women aiming for the title of ‘Wall Street’s Best Athlete.’ The annual decathlon event, where the financial industry’s finest compete in events inspired by the NFL Scouting Combine and the Olympic Decathlon, is some way off. The New York event isn’t scheduled until June. But already many […]

Abigail Johnson has cemented her position at the top of fund giant Fidelity Investments. She is succeeding her father Ed C. “Ned” Johnson, 86, as chairman of the $ 2.1 trillion fund firm, according to an internal memo seen by Business Insider. She will add the chairman role to her existing role as chief executive.  “This expansion of […]

Julia La Roche Wall Street trading desks need a new fitness regime.  That’s a polite way of saying they’re bloated, and they need to get leaner as costs rise and revenues fall. It’s the conclusion of a survey of 3,000 investors by Kevin McPartland at Greenwich Associates.  His primary conclusion, that trading operations need to get smarter, more […]