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  • Banks helped hedge funds dodge taxes, Senate panel says

    WASHINGTON Two giant global banks helped at least a dozen hedge funds skirt full tax payment on more than $100 billion worth of stock trades, according to a congressional investigation made public Monday. The findings of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee...
  • Puerto Rico seeks dismissal of U.S. bond funds' lawsuit

    (Reuters) - The U.S. commonwealth of Puerto Rico asked a federal court to dismiss as premature a lawsuit filed by U.S. mutual funds that sought to strike down a recently enacted Puerto Rican law that the funds said posed a threat to American investors....
  • Israel fund to invest $55 million in TV shows for sale abroad

    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - The TV Format Fund aims to capitalize on the recent success of Israeli television shows such as spy thriller "Homeland" in Hollywood by investing in new formats created in Israel and selling them abroad. Founded six months ago by...
  • Cybersecurity firms among top recipients of venture funding in Maryland

    Cybersecurity firms among top recipients of venture funding in Maryland
    Maryland companies raised $64 million in venture capital funding this spring, with some of the biggest payouts flowing to Baltimore cybersecurity startups. That's according to the latest MoneyTree report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National...
  • Rich countries, barred doors: Why aren't the U.S. and Europe more welcoming?

    Something similar is happening at the U.S.-Mexico border and on the Mediterranean. In both places, lifesaving and rights-respecting policies are being blamed for a surge in migrants and asylum seekers. Italy started a rescue-at-sea operation called Mare...
  • Rauner opens door to higher income tax rate

    Rauner opens door to higher income tax rate
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Monday opened the door to a potential income-tax hike, an acknowledgment that the tax rate he would inherit if elected cannot financially support a cash-strapped state government in the short term. Should he...
  • Standard & Poors Boosts Plainville's Credit Rating

    PLAINVILLE — Standard & Poors has raised the town's bond rating from A+ to AA+, a notch under the top AAA rating, town officials said Monday. A report by Standard & Poor's analysts concluded that the town is well-managed, its economy is "very...
  • Helen Grace Chocolates bought by Florida investment firm BBX Capital

    Helen Grace Chocolates bought by Florida investment firm BBX Capital
    A Florida investment firm has purchased a sweet piece of Southern California history in Helen Grace Chocolates, a Lynwood candy maker whose truffles and chocolate confections became a fundraising engine for legions of children and their schools. The...
  • Russia worries in a low-volatility world: James Saft

    (Reuters) - Even adjusting for extraordinarily low interest rates, global equities are expensive and finding double-digit annual real returns over the next five years is going to be tough. What's worse, key markets, notably the U.S., are so overpriced...
  • Putin has a new headache in Ukraine: Now Europe is watching

    Putin has a new headache in Ukraine: Now Europe is watching
    It's neither pleasant nor polite to say it, but the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may have been the best thing to happen to President Obama's policy on Ukraine in weeks. Until the plane went down with 298 passengers and crew last week, the...
  • American Apparel hopes to decide Charney's fate by mid-August

    (Reuters) - American Apparel Inc , a U.S. retailer dealing with high debt and management upheaval, said on Wednesday that the chief executive of another money-losing retailer would join its reshuffled board. American Apparel appointed RadioShack Corp CEO...