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  • Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner launches TV ads against Quinn

    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner launches TV ads against Quinn
    A brief respite from election-year campaign ads ended Friday when Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner took to the TV airwaves to criticize Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, making use of the governor’s own words on jobs, schools and taxes. The...
  • Fed fears risks posed by exit tools; plan almost done

    JACKSON HOLE Wyoming (Reuters) - Federal Reserve officials are cautiously nearing completion of a new plan for managing interest rates, concerned that some of the new tools they are likely to rely on could pose unintended risks in a crisis. The central...
  • Credit Suisse's Verde hedge fund betting on a Brazilian rate cut

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Money managers at Credit Suisse Group AG's CSHG Verde FIC FIM, the biggest Brazilian hedge fund, are betting the nation's central bank will soon begin to cut interest rates to revive a flagging economy. Verde stands by its bet...
  • Raymond James' executive sees record recruiting year for top advisers

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. investment bank and brokerage firm Raymond James Financial expects 2014 to be its best recruiting year since the global financial crisis, at a time when top brokers are reluctant to change jobs, a senior executive at the firm...
  • Ex-California pension fund CEO pleads guilty in federal conspiracy case

    (Reuters) - A former chief executive of the largest U.S. public pension fund pleaded guilty to bribery and fraud as part of a federal conspiracy case on Friday. Fred Buenrostro admitted that he intentionally conspired with a former California Public...
  • Finance board returns $131,000 to school budget for referendum four

    The Griswold Board of Finance opted to split the difference between its second and third proposed school budget, returning $131,000 in funding back to the education spending plan in advance of the town's fourth referendum. The proposed $25,291,300...
  • Hartford Withdraws $60 Million Bond Plan For New Stadium; Wants Private Funding

    Hartford Withdraws $60 Million Bond Plan For New Stadium; Wants Private Funding
    HARTFORD — City officials have backed away from a proposal to bond up to $60 million for a new minor-league baseball stadium north of downtown, saying they will instead seek a private partner to finance much of the project. In a letter to the...
  • City lauded for 'Costa Mesa Minute,' financial reporting

    Costa Mesa recently won awards for its public-access programming and financial reporting. The "Costa Mesa Minute" show won a Golden Hub of Innovation award from the Assn. of California Cities, Orange County. The show took first place in the Technology...
  • Latvia Looks to Use European Film Awards to Strengthen Links with International Biz

    Dita Rietuma, the new director of the National Film Center of Latvia, was at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival this week for the world premiere of Signe Baumane's competition entry "Rocks in my Pocket," which the Film Center backed. She met with Variety to...
  • Wells Fargo profit increases 3.8% as home lending regains traction

    With solid quarterly results, Wells Fargo & Co. showed why it has become a darling of banking investors, but it also raised a crucial question: How can the San Francisco financial giant continue its hot stock performance at a time when economic growth...
  • Former CEO of CalPERS pleads guilty to fraud, corruption charge

    A former chief executive of the country's biggest public pension fund admitted that he took more than $250,000 in bribes and other valuable gifts from a friend and co-defendant in an influence-peddling scandal that rocked the pension investment world five...