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  • McDonnell trial: Another brutal courtroom day for Maureen McDonnell

    McDonnell trial: Another brutal courtroom day for Maureen McDonnell
    RICHMOND — Former first lady Maureen McDonnell was a woman on the warpath some days at the governor's mansion, a close assistant testified Tuesday in Bob and Maureen McDonnell’s continuing trial on federal corruption charges. At one point, a...
  • Man pleads guilty over 'Hot Lips' account used to evade U.S. taxes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Florida man on Tuesday pleaded guilty in New York to criminal charges for concealing as much $1.1 million in offshore accounts, even after learning that U.S. authorities were cracking down on wealthy Americans evading taxes....
  • Massive fraud plus lavish lifestyle equals 30 years

    Massive fraud plus lavish lifestyle equals 30 years
    Darryl Burke spent the past 25 years ripping off millions of dollars, hiding from the feds and, when authorities did catch up to him, bouncing in and out of prison. He defied the system. He hid behind aliases. He lived it up at a South Florida...
  • Jim O'Neill: Calm in financial markets rests on faith in the Fed

    Talk about a summer lull. I worked in finance for the best part of 30 years, and I can't remember a period quite like this. Such a peculiar calm presents certain challenges. I'm almost glad not to be more actively involved. To begin with, coping with the...
  • Citigroup seeks to exit Japanese retail banking : source

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc is preparing to sell its Japanese retail banking operations, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday, as it waves the white flag on a venture plagued by regulatory troubles and anemic lending. The...
  • PASSINGS: Simin Behbahani, George Hansen, Hashim Khan, Fernand St Germain

     Simin Behbahani Acclaimed poet known as 'lioness of Iran' Simin Behbahani, 87, a famed Iranian poet who wrote of the joys of love, demanded equal rights for women and spoke out about the challenges facing those living in her homeland, died Tuesday in...
  • Stock traders seek edge in pre-market twilight zone

    LONDON (Reuters) - On most weekday mornings over the past year, Paris-based financial trader David Sibi has turned on a computer program designed to try and beat the U.S. stock market before it even opens. Scouring multiple trading venues that offer U.S....
  • RBS settles copyright lawsuit after U.S. judge blocks software's use

    RBS settles copyright lawsuit after U.S. judge blocks software's use
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc said on Wednesday it had reached a settlement allowing it to use a key piece of software in its trade finance business that a U.S. judge had prevented the bank from using due to copyright infringement....
  • JPMorgan, BofA to raise junior banker pay by 20 percent: sources

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co and Bank of America Corp are planning to hike salaries of junior employees by at least 20 percent, people familiar with the proceedings said. JPMorgan executives are determined to pay competitively with other...
  • Insight: How aggressive lending came back to bite South African bank Abil

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Unemployed South African construction worker Daniel isn't sure how he fell so deeply in debt. All he knows is that African Bank Investments , which was bailed out this month, kept offering him money and he kept taking. "I can't...
  • Ballmer's sole role at Microsoft now is investor

    By stepping down from Microsoft's board of directors Tuesday, Steve Ballmer shed the last of his management ties to the company, ending one of the most lucrative but ultimately mixed leadership runs in corporate America. Ballmer sent a letter Tuesday...