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Steven Cohen hedge fund firm sued for sexist behavior

Billionaire hedge fund manager Steven Cohen, the inspiration for the Wall Street tycoon in the TV series “Billions,” runs a testosterone-fueled firm where women are underpaid, endure vulgar language and are often referred to as “girls” or “sweetheart,” according to ...

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Time’s Up has raised $20M for anti-harassment legal defense fund

More than 20,000 donations have added up to $ 20 million for the Time’s Up legal fund. The initiative was founded by more than 300 Hollywood women to combat sexual harassment and administrator Tina Tchen, Michelle Obama’s former chief of ...

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Wag, the Dog-Walking Service, Lands $300 Million From SoftBank Vision Fund

Still, other investments by Mr. Son, the leader of the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, suggest that he is not likely investing in Wag solely to bet on the business of keeping Fluffy content. A little over a year into its existence, ...

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Cuomo’s new budget plan asks city to fund 50% for subway fixes

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo’s new budget proposal would put the city on the hook for 50% of the funding to address not only the current subway crisis but any future ones. Language tucked into Cuomo’s budget plan would give the ...

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Rebecca Hall donates wage from Woody Allen film to Time's Up fund

“Vicky Cristina Barcelona” actress Rebecca Hall will donate her salary from an upcoming Woody Allen film to the new Time’s Up initiative, she announced Friday. Hall, who apologized and said, “I regret this decision [to work with Allen] and wouldn’t ...

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Cuomo’s congestion-pricing plan to fund MTA subway hits roadblock

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo’s hope to impose a congestion-pricing plan to raise revenue for the beleaguered city subway system has hit a legislative roadblock — before he’s even proposed it. Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (R-Suffolk County) said he does ...

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N.Y. pol to pension fund: Pull out of private prison companies

ALBANY — A state senator from Harlem has introduced a bill that would require the pension fund to disinvest from companies with ties to privately run prisons, the Daily News has learned. “There is no reason a progressive state like ...

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L.I. woman charged with trying to fund ISIS through bitcoin scam

A Long Island woman tried to bankroll ISIS through fraud, bitcoin and shell companies, Brooklyn federal prosecutors said Thursday. Zoobia Shahnaz conned financial institutions out of about $ 85,000 — including about $ 60,000 in bitcoin and other digital currencies ...

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CAA cancels Golden Globes party to start harassment defense fund

The Creative Arts Agency (CAA) is swapping its glamorous Golden Globes bash for a good cause. The CAA has canceled its annual pre-Globes party this year and will instead launch a legal defense fund for sexual harassment cases, according to ...

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Masayoshi Son’s Grand Plan for SoftBank’s $100 Billion Vision Fund

What Mr. Son laid out for Mr. Gundersen helps explain why SoftBank and its Vision Fund have invested billions of dollars in a seemingly random sample of more than two dozen companies since the fund was announced. The investments span ...

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