by Gary L. Neilson, Jaime Estupiñán, and Bhushan Sethi In the 18th annual PwC survey of chief executive officers, conducted in 2014, many CEOs anticipated significant disruptions to their businesses during the next five years as a result of external worldwide trends. One such trend, cited by 61 percent of the respondents, was an increasing 
Wall Street JournalMacerich Rejects Simon Property's $16.8 billion Takeover BidWall Street JournalMacerich Co. rejected the “best and final” bid from Simon Property Group Inc., which promptly withdrew its $16.8 billion offer, ending for now the possible combination of rival mall operators in the U. S.. Macerich, in a letter to Simon Property Group, said the
Shawbrook, the challenger bank chaired by the former RBS CEO Sir George Mathewson, is launching its IPO today. The upstart lender confirmed in a regulatory statement that 75,000,000 ordinary shares would start trading at 290 pence each. This gives the company a market capitalisation of £725 million ($1.1 billion). The bank expects to raise approximately £90 million for the company.
Compared to what Obamacare actually achieved in 2014 or will achieve by the time President Obama leaves office, past presidents such as Eisenhower and Truman achieved substantially greater reductions in the risk of being uninsured. They did so by the very simple approach of subsidizing employer-provided health benefits rather than trying to micromanage the content of coverage or creating Exchanges where it could be purchased.