19 hrs ago
World's Second-Richest Man Calls For Three-Day Workweek
Carlos Slim, the CEO of telecom company Telmex and the world's second-richest man, told the audience at a business conference that we need a "radical overhaul" of the way we work that should include instituting a three-day workweek.
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22 hrs ago
America Movil: Q2 Slight Beat, Eyes On What AMX Can Sell
Profit margins in countries such as Brazil and Colombia expanded, helping make up for some of the impact of new rules in Mexico, which required America Movil to cut some fees for phone calls.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Washington Post
Carlos Slim thinks we should all work just three days a week
Slim wants everyone to switch to a three-day work week. But there is a trade-off.
Billionaire suggests 3-day work week
Mexican telecom billionaire Carlos Slim is suggesting that workers shift to a three-day work week -- although with longer work days and a later retirement age.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Carlos Slim eyes entry into Mexico television market
Mexican telephone tycoon Carlos Slim's America Movil is planning to enter the television business, company officials said Wednesday, one day after the country's legislature approved sweeping telecoms reform.
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Am rica M vil to Sell Majority Share of Mexican Assets
AmA©rica MA3vil announced plans to sell the majority interest of its operations in Mexico in order to cease being a "preponderant economic agent" as defined by new laws intended to break up the telecom monopolies in the nation.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Carlos Slim offers to shrink his Mexico telecoms empire
Billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil said on Tuesday its board voted to divest assets to cut its Mexico telecommunications market share below 50 percent and avoid tough new regulations designed to curb his long-held dominance of the sector.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Ignoring Charges Of Conflict Of Interest, Mexico's Senate Passes ...
On Friday the Mexican Senate finally approved long-delayed anti-monopoly legislation spelling out the fine print of a major reform of the phone and TV industries and seeking to curb the power of billionaires Carlos Slim and Emilio Azcarraga Jean .
Mexican telecom overhaul regulation targets Carlos Slim's business
An ongoing move by the Mexican government to overhaul its telecommunications industry has direct implications for billionaire telecom mogul Carlos Slim, perhaps even resulting in the break-up of America Movil, Slim's all-encompassing telecommunications firm.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Mexico senate passes new telecom regulations
Mexico's senate adopted an ambitious telecommunications reform package Saturday aimed at blocking monopolies in television, mobile phones and high-speed Internet.
Mexico senate passes new telecom regulations
Mexico's senate adopted an ambitious telecommunications reform package aimed at blocking monopolies in television, mobile phones and high-speed Internet.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
How Carlos Slim Can Fix America Movil's Antitrust Problem
America Movil SAB's top executives, attempting to maintain the company's grasp on the telephone market it has ruled for more than a decade, are reassessing the structure of Carlos Slim 's $73 billion carrier.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim's June Shopping Spree
It seems as if a wide-ranging new set of anti-monopoly regulations aimed at busting up his dominance in Mexico's telecom market has whetted Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Hel's known appetite for new investments.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest
* Isle of Capri Casinos Inc is in advanced talks to sell itself to casino real estate owner Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc, people familiar with the situation said on Monday.
Regulator finds economic ties between Slim and Dish Mexico -report
Mexico's telecoms regulator has found that tycoon Carlos Slim's fixed-line phone company Telmex and pay-television provider Dish Mexico have undisclosed economic links that may breach anti-trust rules, a newspaper reported on Monday.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Slim to Buy Back America Movil Stake from AT&T
Companies controlled by Mexican telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim said Friday that they plan to buy back AT&T Inc.'s 8.27% stake in Mr. Slim's wireless behemoth America Movil.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
America Movil to consider structural changes after Mexican reform
Carlos Slim's America Movil said on Wednesday it had created a committee to evaluate options in response to an overhaul of Mexico's telecommunications sector which aims to curb its dominance.