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  • State Lobbyists, Politicians Caught In Probe Of Herbalife Billion Dollar Stock Gamble

    State Lobbyists, Politicians Caught In Probe Of Herbalife Billion Dollar Stock Gamble
    A stock manipulation investigation that is captivating Wall Street has spilled into Connecticut, where one of the state's premier lobbying firms is involved in a campaign to discredit Herbalife, the nutritional supplement giant at the center of the case....
  • State's Richest Residents Top Forbes Earnings List In Down Year For Hedge Funds

    State's Richest Residents Top Forbes Earnings List In Down Year For Hedge Funds
    What does a lousy year look like for the richest Wall Street traders? It's brutal. Connecticut's two wealthiest residents came out on top in the Forbes ranking of the "25 Highest Earning Hedge Fund Managers and Traders" for 2014 — but they raked...
  • OneWest Bank takeover deal to be debated at hearing

    OneWest Bank takeover deal to be debated at hearing
    CIT Group's $3.4-billion takeover of Pasadena's OneWest Bank will come under scrutiny today at a public-benefit hearing called by U.S. bank regulators. The Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency scheduled the hearing at the...
  • Lawyer and activist Bryan Stevenson calls for markers to be erected at lynching sites

    Lawyer and activist Bryan Stevenson calls for markers to be erected at lynching sites
    If the attorney, activist and author Bryan Stevenson has his way, dozens of sites around the South will one day erect memorials to mark the spot where African-American victims were hanged by lynch mobs during the Jim Crow era. Stevenson, the founder...
  • Fed to hold public hearing on pending OneWest-CIT merger

    Fed to hold public hearing on pending OneWest-CIT merger
    Bank regulators will hold a public hearing later this month in Los Angeles on the planned $3.4-billion takeover of OneWest Bank in Pasadena, rejecting efforts by its chief executive to win approval without such an inquiry. The decision, announced...
  • Public hearing planned on proposed sale of OneWest Bank to CIT Group

    Public hearing planned on proposed sale of OneWest Bank to CIT Group
    Rejecting an unusual email campaign fomented by a top bank officer, regulators decided to hold a public hearing later this month in Los Angeles on the planned $3.4-billion takeover of OneWest Bank in Pasadena. The decision, announced Friday, came one...
  • Many California politicians finished election with funds for future use

    Many California politicians finished election with funds for future use
    Facing few serious challenges for statewide posts in last year's election, many California politicians were free to make financial decisions with an eye toward the future, final campaign reports show. John Chiang had token opposition in his race for...
  • New York foundations bankrolled Proposition 47

    The power of nonprofit foundations to change state law was exemplified by the bankrolling of Proposition 47,  a $9.5-million campaign that reduced drug possession and minor theft charges to misdemeanors. By contrast, opponents reported spending a total of...
  • OneWest Bank takeover spurs email fight

     OneWest Bank takeover spurs email fight
    The protesters outside OneWest Bank in Pasadena rankled Chief Executive Joseph Otting. Their signs — "Don't be a Grinch" and "Jail OneWest Bankers" — were part of a push to have regulators scrutinize the $3.4-billion purchase of the bank...
  • Advocacy group protests CIT Group deal for OneWest Bank

    Advocacy group protests CIT Group deal for OneWest Bank
    National business banking lender CIT Group Inc. stands to collect more than $1.4 billion from federal regulators to cover future losses should its purchase of OneWest Bank in Pasadena be approved. News of the loss coverage, part of a Freedom of...
  • Janus fund assets rise 100-fold since Bill Gross took over

    In the realm of fixed-income investments, dethroned Pimco bond king Bill Gross still commands a healthy measure of respect as he settles in at a freewheeling Janus Capital mutual fund.  The Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund had just $12 million in...