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  • Credit Suisse posts big loss after U.S. tax settlement

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse Group AG reported its biggest quarterly loss since the peak of the financial crisis in 2008, the result of a 1.6 billion Swiss franc ($1.78 billion) settlement with U.S. authorities over helping its clients evade taxes....
  • The 10 L.A. startups that raised the most money this spring

    The 10 L.A. startups that raised the most money this spring
    Led by Swagbucks’ $60 million round of fund-raising, 35 Los Angeles County startups raised more than $330 million from April through June in what was a booming second quarter for startup investment nationwide. The money is flowing to fewer firms,...
  • Allentown developers cultivating political influence

    The two men who have bankrolled much of the billion-dollar transformation of downtown Allentown are hoping to convert that commercial revival into a political force. City Center Investment Corp. co-owners Joe Topper and J.B. Reilly have launched a...
  • China growth picks up as stimulus kicks in, more support may be needed

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economic growth picked up slightly in the second quarter as a burst of government stimulus paid dividends, but analysts said Beijing will likely need to offer more support to meet its annual growth target as the property market...
  • Life experience, training can put you on the road to a degree

    Life experience, training can put you on the road to a degree
    If the road you've traveled has not taken you directly from high school to college -- or has proven to be less than linear -- don't despair at setting your sights on a degree. Prior Learning Assessment is a process universities use to help adult...
  • Brazil risks a recession as presidential campaign heats up

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's sluggish economy faces substantial risk of falling into a light recession in 2014, and may already have done so, providing opposition candidates with extra ammunition in the run-up to October's presidential election....
  • D. A. Davidson & Co. opens Baltimore office

    D. A. Davidson & Co. opens Baltimore office
    Montana-based financial services firm Davidson Companies said this week its investment unit will open an office in downtown Baltimore focused on real estate investment banking, with the hope of creating a base from which to expand the company's East Coast...
  • Joe Schmidt, director of strategic initiatives, IFF

    
Joe Schmidt, director of strategic initiatives, IFF
    Joe Schmidt has joined Chicago-based nonprofit lender, real estate consultant, and community developer IFF as director of strategic initiatives. In the new role, Schmidt, 36, is responsible for assessing new opportunities and strategies for partnership...
  • EU's Juncker wins approval with 'grand coalition' program

    STRASBOURG France (Reuters) - Jean-Claude Juncker won a wide endorsement from the European Parliament on Tuesday to be the next head of the executive European Commission after setting out a "grand coalition" investment programme to help revive Europe's...
  • China pushes for developing world's rights as BRICS summit opens

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will dedicate itself to "perfecting" the role developing countries play in international affairs to give them better representation and a greater say, President Xi Jinping said ahead of a summit of BRICS nations in Brazil. China...
  • American Apparel backer buys $10-million loan, helps prevent default

    American Apparel backer buys $10-million loan, helps prevent default
    A New York investment group has bought a $10-million loan as part of its efforts to shore upĀ  American Apparel Inc.'s finances and keep it from teetering into bankruptcy. Standard General, which controls a nearly 44% stake in the Los Angeles clothing...