General Motors’ board hired a law firm to review why it wasn’t initially informed of cars stalling due to a faulty ignition switch, after CEO Mary Barra began her own investigation into the company’s handling of the ignition-switch problem. Jeff Bennett reports.
The nation’s top private banks are telling wealthy investors to increase their holdings of hedge funds, private equity funds and other alternative investments. Plus, a rude surprise for Olympic medalists coming home. Richard Marias previews of the latest issue of Barron’s. Photo: Getty Images.
A follow up to the Syfy Hit ‘Sharknado’ is filming in New York, but it’s not clear yet whether the freakish shark-and-tornado force will light up Twitter again. Co-founder of video ad-measurement group BrandAds Ryan Pamplin joins the News Hub with his take. Photo: “Sharknado”/The Asylum.