NY pension fund urges votes against Twitter, Meta directors

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is calling for votes against directors at Twitter and at Facebook parent Meta Platforms at their upcoming annual meetings, saying both companies failed to enforce their standards against harmful content including from a mass shooting in Buffalo, NY, on May 14. In letters seen by Reuters and sent to each companies’ boards ahead of … Read more

HSBC suspends exec Stuart Kirk over climate change remarks

British banking giant HSBC has suspended a top executive who argued during a recent public presentation that the financial risks of climate change were overblown and exaggerated by central bank officials and other policymakers. The suspended employee, Stuart Kirk, is global head of responsible investment at HSBC’s asset management division. He made the remarks during … Read more

Dow rallies 600 points after markets fell 7 weeks in a row

Wall Street roared back from the precipice of a bear market on Monday after a sluggish two months which saw the major indexes fall for seven consecutive weeks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared by more than 600 points while the tech-dominated Nasdaq was up 1.7% as of noon. The S&P 500, which briefly entered … Read more

McDonald’s ‘Golden Arches’ removed at Russia restaurant as exit begins

McDonald’s famous “Golden Arches” at one of the company’s restaurants near Moscow were yanked down Monday as the fast-food giant begins its hasty retreat from Russia following Vladimir Putin’s brutal invasion of Ukraine. Photos taken in the town of Khimki showed the instantly-recognizable logo and other signage had been removed and laid on the ground … Read more

Supermodels ditch ‘partying’ diet of booze, drugs and cigs

When the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue dropped last week, it was essentially a report on the state of the modeling world. “Now the industry is about body positivity and acceptance,” said Craig Lawrence, director at Ford Models and a 31-year industry veteran. “Look at the four people they put on the SI cover: [influencer] Kim Kardashian, … Read more

Inside Declan Kelly’s comeback after Teneo downfall

Disgraced CEO whisperer Declan Kelly — who has pegged his return from exile on the horns of the GOAT — has a steep hill to climb to fully rehabilitate his image after his spectacular downfall as boss of public relations giant Teneo, people close to the PR whiz told The Post. The former Clinton fixer … Read more

Capital Grille to bring new life to MetLife Building

The MetLife Building, aka 200 Park Avenue, hasn’t been quite the same since its ground-floor and lobby restaurants closed as part of a long-term tower overhaul by landlords Tishman Speyer and Irvine Company. But that is going to soon change. In one of the year’s largest restaurant deals anywhere, Capital Grille has signed a lease … Read more