American Civil War

The American Civil War was fought, essentially to abolish slavery, between 1861 and 1865 when the United States and eleven southern states left the union and formed the Confederate States of America. The war was during the presidency of Abraham Lincoln (the 16th president of the US) Lincoln was the candidate of the explicitly antislavery Republican Party. […]

CEO appointment at America’s largest automotive retailer

AutoNation, headquartered in Florida and America’s largest automotive retailer, has announced the appointment of Carl Liebert as Chief Executive Officer and President. Liebert was also named to AutoNation’s Board of Directors. Liebert currently serves as COO and Executive VP of USAA, a Fortune 100 full-service financial services company.

Change of names at Bank of America

Bank of America Corp is dropping the “Merrill Lynch” name from most of its businesses, including its investment bank unit. The investment bank and capital markets business will be renamed BofA Securities and its wealth management businesses will be called “Merrill,” dropping the Lynch from their names. Merrill Lynch was bought by Bank of America in […]