The president’s largest holding is a $900 million stake in two buildings that don’t have his name on them. It’s an arrangement that some of his tenants aren’t even aware of, and one that he tried his best to torpedo.
Dan AlexanderThe most valuable assets in Donald Trump's portfolio are now two buildings that don't have his name on them. That's not a coincidence.
The president has long sold himself as a self-made billionaire, but a Times investigation found that he received at least $413 million in today’s dollars from his father’s real estate empire, much of it through tax dodges in the 1990s.
Dan AlexanderFred Trump passed down hundreds of millions of dollars -- and a particular way of doing business -- to his son, the president of the United States. This is one of the most fascinating business stories of all time
The report alleges that Ross took several actions with direct and predictable effects on his holdings, and he may have broken the law by doing so.
Dan AlexanderLast month, I reported on a meeting, inside the White House, between Wilbur Ross and Bill Furman, the CEO of a company in which Ross had a hidden financial interest. There's more to the story
A new investigation stacks up allegations against Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. Stephanie Ruhle and Forbes’ Dan Alexander explain how if the claims are correct, it would mean Ross stole more than $120 million dollars from people he worked with.
Dan AlexanderIt would be easy to dismiss any one of the Wilbur Ross allegations -- if there weren't so many others. The pattern is impossible to ignore, as @SRuhle and I discussed this morning.
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross had dozens of meetings with business executives and foreign officials tied to his personal fortune, according to his official calendar. That could cause legal troubles for Ross, who is already under scrutiny for...
Dan AlexanderAn official at the commerce department reviewed Wilbur Ross’ calendars to see if he broke the criminal conflicts of interest law, finding “no information indicating any such violation.” I found information indicating otherwise.
Three top Democrats asked the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission to open an insider trading investigation into Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in a letter sent Wednesday, nine days after Forbes first reported a suspicious...
Dan AlexanderThree lawmakers asked the SEC to launch an insider trading investigation into Wilbur Ross yesterday.
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross told federal ethics officials last November that he had gotten rid of all assets that he promised to divest. But he admitted that was not true in a new filing released Monday afternoon.
Dan AlexanderSecretary Ross told federal ethics officials in November that he had divested of everything he promised. Now he admits that was not true.
Dan Alexander(5/6) Ross also admitted to submitting a sworn document in which he falsely told federal ethics officials that he had divested of all holdings he promised he would. It's against the law to lie to feds. Ross says he didn't lie, just made mistakes.