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  • Dynegy buying 3 more plants in Illinois as part of Duke, Energy Capital deal

    Dynegy buying 3 more plants in Illinois as part of Duke, Energy Capital deal
    U.S. power company Dynegy Inc. said on Friday that it would buy coal and gas generation assets from Duke Energy Corp. and Energy Capital Partners, in two deals totaling $6.25 billion. The acquisitions will nearly double Dynegy's generating capacity to...
  • The M&A Wars Seem Tame Without Sumner Redstone's Raids

    MEMO TO SUMNER REDSTONE: Where are you when we need you, Sumner? You used to thrive in this sort of chaotic media environment, with takeover rumors rampant and harried bankers shuttling between meetings. But you've let Rupert Murdoch, your longtime...
  • Eric Cantor latest politician to move to Wall Street

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor became the latest politician to move to Wall Street, taking a high-paying job at investment bank Moelis & Co. and boosting the profile of the boutique firm founded in Century City. Cantor, 51, who resigned last...
  • Rhyme and reason: The Times readers' best opinionated poems

    Rhyme and reason: The Times readers' best opinionated poems
    Once again, the poets came through. When we asked readers to submit opinionated poems for this year's Op-Ed poetry pages, we heard from nearly 1,000 of you. Your poems dealt with just about every aspect of modern life — with war and peace, with...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: August consumer confidence, July durable goods, S&P/Case Shiller home prices for June and 2Q, FHFA home price index for June and 2Q, Redbook and ICSC-Goldman Sachs weekly retail chain sales   Local earnings: None Other earnings: Best Buy Co....
  • Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar

    Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar
    Dollar General Corp offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for $8.95 billion, trumping Dollar Tree Inc's $8.5 billion bid, to strengthen its position as the No. 1 discount retailer in a highly-competitive U.S. market. Family Dollar's shares rose 4.5...
  • 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...
  • Standard & Poor's Lowers Ratings Of Phoenix Insurance Subsidiaries

    Standard & Poor's on Tuesday lowered its ratings on the financial strength of both Phoenix Life Insurance Co. and PHL Variable Insurance Co. from BB- to B+. The standard double-B, or BB, rating means a company is not so vulnerable in the near future, but...
  • What can be done with a giant, empty casino building?

    When Revel made its glittering debut two years ago, it was touted as bringing something unusual to this gambling town: a casino within a luxurious "lifestyle" resort. Its promise of glitz and prosperity is now dashed. What becomes now of the 6.3...
  • S&P cuts SeaWorld credit rating amid orca controversy

    S&P cuts SeaWorld credit rating amid orca controversy
    Standard & Poor's lowered SeaWorld Entertainment's credit rating Thursday amid negative publicity over its treatment of killer whales. The move by the Wall Street rating company came one day after SeaWorld reported lower-than-expected earnings for the...
  • Online home-furnishings retailer Wayfair files for $350 million IPO

    Online home-furnishings retailer Wayfair Inc is seeking to raise $350 million in an initial public offering of its Class A common stock, the company said in a regulatory filing on Friday. The Boston-based company owns brands such as online flash sales...