Archive for 2014


December 5, 2014 Ex-Wife of Continental Chief Wants More than $972 Million By Laurel Brubaker Calkins Oklahoma oil billionaire Harold Hamm’s ex-wife says her almost-$1 billion divorce award isn’t enough, and that the judge is to blame. Sue Ann Arnall appealed an Oklahoma court’s divorce decree, arguing the quarter century she spent with Hamm as […]

December 3, 2014 How does the Bill Cosby lawsuit change things? For the first time since recent rape allegations have surfaced about Bill Cosby, the star’s woes are now heading to the legal arena. And for the first time since Nov. 17, Cosby has appeared on Twitter. He has thanked both View co-host Whoopi Goldberg, […]

As Yogi Berra so aptly said: ‘It’s déjà vu all over again.’ Yes, Wall Street is going wild with overpriced and overhyped M&A deals. But for the privately owned company, take a deep breath and understand there is no marketplace or public arena for you to be bailed out if you make a poor deal. […]

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November 14, 2014 Divorce, 1 percent style: a $1 billion settlement appeal Sue Ann Hamm stands in the courthouse hall before divorce proceedings with Harold Hamm, founder and CEO of Continental Resources, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in this September 22, 2014, file photo. REUTERS It’s the kind of money that most Americans can’t comprehend, but […]