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  • Croatia slides toward EU/IMF aid as economy shrinks: Reuters poll

    ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia, the EU's newest member state, is set for a sixth straight year of recession and it may take an international bailout to enforce painful changes needed to make the economy productive, a Reuters poll showed on Monday. Successive...
  • Creditor Syncora reaches Detroit bankruptcy deal, issues apology

    DETROIT Detroit's stiffest bankruptcy opponent a bond insurer called Syncora reached a comprehensive settlement with the city of Detroit and issued a formal apology for accusing bankruptcy mediators of "naked favoritism." The remarkable development...
  • Teachers' Retirement Board Must Fix Financials

    Teachers' Retirement Board Must Fix Financials
    This must have caused some teachers, especially retired teachers, to choke on their cornflakes. The state auditors released a report last week highly critical of the Teachers' Retirement Board, which oversees benefits for the state's 32,000 retired...
  • U.S. consumer watchdog accuses Corinthian Colleges of predatory loans

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer finance watchdog on Tuesday sued Corinthian Colleges for alleged predatory lending, saying that the for-profit institute lured students into taking out private student loans by touting "bogus" job prospects and...
  • Jon Avnet and WIGS Partners Launch Digital Studio Backed by ITV, WPP

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The trio of filmmakers who launched digital studio WIGS -- "Black Swan" exec producer Jon Avnet together with his son Jake Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia -- have formed a new venture: Indigenous Media, backed by British broadcaster...
  • Russia's Mail.Ru ends VKontakte dispute with $1.5 billion deal

    Russia's Mail.Ru ends VKontakte dispute with $1.5 billion deal
    Mail.Ru Group , majority-owned by Russia's richest man Alisher Usmanov, has resolved a shareholder dispute over the country's biggest social network VKontakte (VK), buying out a rival co-investor for $1.47 billion. The deal could clear the way for a...
  • How Much Television Can the TV Biz -- and Viewers -- Handle?

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - As a new television season begins this month, even the most devoted couch potatoes may be overwhelmed by the deluge of new and returning series premieres that will unspool over the next year. And they're not the only ones....
  • McAuliffe backs Rust's health care bill, Howell says special session's work is serious

    Now that Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Speaker Bill Howell's GOP House leadership have joined hands across the partisan divide to agree on budget amendments, governor is dropping hints that it'd be nice to do the same in this week's special session on Medicaid...
  • Calpers exit could heap pressure on hedge fund fees

    BOSTON (Reuters) - The California Public Employees Retirement System handed fellow U.S. pension funds a hefty club to beat down hedge fund fees and demand better returns this week when it voted to pull out of hedge funds entirely, investors said. The...
  • Emanuel sidesteps his campaign's criticism of Fioretti

    Emanuel sidesteps his campaign's criticism of Fioretti
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel declined Tuesday to back up his campaign’s accusation that Ald. Robert Fioretti has no political backbone, choosing instead to outline his own record for tough decisions without ever mentioning the name of his latest rival for the...
  • US CFTC revokes SAC Capital's registration as commodity hedge fund

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. derivatives regulators formally revoked the registration of Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital commodity fund units on Tuesday, as part of a settlement that comes in the wake of the firm's guilty plea to insider-trading charges last...