The proposed $49 billion acquisition by British American Tobacco PLC (NYSEMKT: BTI) of the 58% of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) that it does not already own will, if approved, create the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company by both revenue and market cap. 413 more words
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An Italian looking at America’s political present sees uncanny resemblances to his own country’s recent past.
In 1994, a cartoonish, orange-faced businessman-turned-politician—one with little experience in politics but a penchant for theatrics—ran for the country’s highest political office. 1,493 more words