10. LeBron James
Earnings: $48 million
James' reputation took a hit last summer when he announced he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat on a national televised special dubbed "The Decision." His negative Q score soared 77 per cent. Despite the animosity, James continues to be a hot ticket. His jersey was the NBA's bestseller this season and he has the No. 1 basketball shoe on the market. In April, James partnered with Fenway Sports Group to manage his business interests. As part of the deal James received a very small stake in FSG-owned soccer club, Liverpool. Read more here.
he BTV Weekly Market Wrap for Friday, May 24, Taylor Thoen reporting. This week: What is Stephen Harper doing for mining? Two acquisitions valued at ... More he BTV Weekly Market Wrap for Friday, May 24, Taylor Thoen reporting. This week: What is Stephen Harper doing for mining? Two acquisitions valued at $1.1Bil, and a $155Mil financing! Highlights of this business week: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced aid for Canadian mining investments. TD Bank Group (TSX: TD) reports net income and adjusted earnings. Silvercorp Metals Inc. (TSX: T.SVM) reported net income along with silver and gold production. Bayfield Ventures Corp. (TSX-V: BYV) reported drilling from Rainy River, NW Ontario. Lucara Diamond Corp. (TSX: LUC) has sold 15 Karowe diamonds for over $24 Mil. Fortuna Silver Mines (TSX: T.FVI) announced exploration drilling results Mexico. Yahoo (YHOO: NGS) makes a sizable offer for Tumblr. Apax Partners will acquire rue21 Inc (RUE.O). FINANCINGS: Arsenal Energy Inc. (AEI: TSX) Maudore Minerals Ltd. (TSX-V: MAO) Paramount Resources Ltd. (TSX: POU) Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (TSX: ANV)
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