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  • A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system

    A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system
    The University of California system is expected to enroll a record number of out-of-state students this fall — and will receive millions of dollars in return. More than a fifth of all UC freshmen will come from such places as Texas, Washington,...
  • NQ Mobile CFO resigns, cites family reasons

    (Reuters) - Chinese mobile-security software maker NQ Mobile Inc's Chief Financial Officer KB Teo resigned, citing family reasons, amid a buyout offer and a delay in filing its annual report. The company's shares fell as much as 13 percent in early...
  • Virginia politics: Sen. Warner opens Hampton Roads office

    Virginia politics: Sen. Warner opens Hampton Roads office
    Maybe it was the 1980s-era software he saw at the Hampton VA hospital, maybe the four-mile traffic jam heading into the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, but when Sen. Mark Warner came to open his Hampton campaign office, his inner policy wonk was in full...
  • Investing: The urge to merge is back in a big way

    Every week, it seems, brings news of a corporate coupling (or at least an invitation). Buyouts are brisk in industries ranging from technology to health care, from finance to consumer goods. Halfway through 2014, U.S. companies had announced more than 9,...
  • South Side development was on a roll — until recession

    South Side development was on a roll — until recession
    A decade ago, the South Side reveled in a surge of development, with condos and town houses sprouting from some of its empty lots. But the recession, which stifled construction all over the city, hit the South Side the hardest, a Tribune analysis of...
  • China's LeTV to raise $430 Million for Expansion

    HONG KONG - Chinese online video group LeTV.com says it is to raise some $431 million for expansion. The company revealed that CITIC Securities, China's leading investment bank and part of state-owned CITIC Group, has subscribed for new shares worth...
  • Australia's Tony Abbott signals compromise on tough budget

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott signaled on Monday he is open to compromises with opposition lawmakers on his unpopular budget, a major concession to help push the austere savings plan through a hostile Senate. Three months...
  • Chicago private equity firm GTCR buys suburban lab-supplies maker for $480 million

    Chicago private equity firm GTCR buys suburban lab-supplies maker for $480 million
    Private equity firm GTCR has completed its purchase of a Vernon Hills-based laboratory equipment maker for $480 million in cash. Cole-Parmer Instrument Co. was sold by Massachusetts-based Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. to GTCR, the former firm of...
  • It's in Hampton's budget: $54,793 for homeless services

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. HAMPTON — The city has budgeted $54,793 for services directed to the city's...
  • Promise of more keeps investors hooked on Asia's frothy markets

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Calling the top in financial markets is never easy. Asian stock and bond markets may appear frothy at their near-record levels after a multi-year rally, but global investors are still betting on a mix of healthy returns and history...
  • Mortgage matters

    Mortgage matters
    Is it more difficult to borrow money for a mortgage today than it was just three years ago when pretty much anyone with a last name was approved for financing? Yes -- and it should be to avoid the kind of foreclosure crisis we're facing right now. Is it...