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  • German-born 'moneymaker' a world apart

    German-born 'moneymaker' a world apart
    Thyra Zerhusen was browsing the magazine rack at a cafe in San Francisco this year when she picked up a German-language magazine. The cover profiled the world's most influential Germans, naming politicians, athletes and celebrities -- even the pope....
  • Electronic Arts reboots Star Wars as free game

    Electronic Arts reboots Star Wars as free game
    Online games, it seems, just want to be free. Electronic Arts on Tuesday announced that it will offer up substantial portions of its "Star Wars: The Old Republic" multi-player online game to players for free starting this fall. A premium version with...
  • GE, MetLife Tweak Terms Of Deal For $7 Billion In Bank Deposits

    MetLife Inc. and General Electric Co. have tweaked the terms of a deal in which the U.S. life insurer is selling $7 billion in bank deposits to the conglomerate, a move MetLife said would change the regulator in charge of approving the deal. The Office...
  • As The Hartford Sells Business Units, Future Use Of Capital Shows Promise

    The Hartford Financial Services Group will probably use proceeds from the sale of several business units to pay off debt and buy back shares of company stock, analysts say. The last of several large divestitures was announced last week with the planned...
  • Stock buybacks fall for second consecutive quarter

    Stock buybacks fall for second consecutive quarter
    American companies are getting a bit hesitant about buying back their own stock. Share repurchases by large companies fell in the first three months of this year, the second consecutive quarter of declining buybacks, according to Standard & Poor’...
  • Phoenix Reports $46 Million Quarterly Loss, Still Reviewing Financial Data

    The Phoenix Cos. on Tuesday reported a net loss and an operating loss for the quarter. The Hartford-based life insurer and annuity company delayed its quarterly report because it is in the process of restating its finances for the first two quarters of...
  • AAPL: Apple's plans for huge cash hoard

    Apple today announced what many were expecting, given its huge war chest of around $100 billion in cash: future stock dividends and a stock repurchasing program. The company released the news in a conference call early Monday. It's amassed a huge pile of...
  • Broadcom hits record revenues, boosts dividend, but stock slips after hours

     
    Irvine-based chip-maker Broadcom Corp. on Tuesday reported a profitable quarter, with record sales of $1.95 billion, a 45% increase over the same quarter last year. The company also announced a 12.5% increase in per-share dividend, to 36 cents per share.....
  • Viacom sells $500 million in debt

     
    Viacom said Monday that it had sold $500 million in new corporate bonds -- at 4.5% interest -- to raise money to buy back some of its higher-interest debt. The sale of the new 10-year senior notes is expected to......
  • Comcast's Brian Roberts: The man who loves cable

     
    Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts let investors in on a little secret Wednesday during his keynote speech at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom conference in San Francisco. The 51-year-old executive's biggest concern over the last year...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Welcome intervention. Should Wall Street pay?

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,419 per ounce, up 1.1% from Thursday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 11,885.20, up 0.9% from Thursday. Welcome intervention. As governments around the world collaborate to deal with the yen and Libya, stock markets......