The first Guardian Cities global brand survey has thrown up a surprise winner, plenty of surprise losers and some interesting ones to watch for next time. Here's a breakdown of how the list was compiled
Steve Wynn, founder of the Wynn Resorts Ltd. casino empire, once called President Barack Obama’s administration “the greatest wet blanket to business and progress and job creation in my lifetime.” Barry Sternlicht, chief executive officer of Starwood Property Trust Inc., said Obamacare was driving down wage growth and “affecting spending and the desire to buy houses and everything else.”
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System’s decision to divest its entire $4 billion from hedge funds came after officials concluded the program couldn’t be expanded enough to justify the costs.
Hollywood-based Talenthouse, which operates an online community of artists and creatives, said this morning that it has raised $10M in a funding round. The funding was led by Germany company Starwatch,