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  • Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor takes job on Wall Street

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor takes job on Wall Street
    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is moving to Wall Street, taking a job with investment bank Moelis & Co., the firm said. Cantor, 51, who resigned last month after an upset loss in a Republican primary in June, will be vice chairman and managing...
  • How come nobody talks about the 'Obama bull market'?

    How come nobody talks about the 'Obama bull market'?
    It was widely noticed two weeks ago that the Standard & Poor's 500 index, the most important stock market indicator, hit a milestone by crossing 2,000 for the first time. It was somewhat less widely noticed that on that day, you would have notched a...
  • Darden urges shareholder support for its director plan

    Darden urges shareholder support for its director plan
    Orlando-based Darden Restaurant urged shareholders Tuesday to vote for its slate of board of directors and again blasted hedge fund Starboard Value for its attempted takeover of the company. The owner of Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse and other...
  • SEC preparing new rules to boost oversight of funds: WSJ

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is preparing new rules to boost oversight of mutual funds and hedge funds as part of an effort to gain insight into whether the asset management industry poses risks to the financial system,...
  • Who is whistle-blower David Danon, who is suing Vanguard?

    Who is David Danon, and what drove him to take on his old bosses at Vanguard Group Inc., alleging that its nearly $3 trillion in assets were built on an illegal tax strategy? The son of a refugee from Bulgaria, Danon got in scraps as a schoolboy in...
  • Exclusive: U.S. options exchanges craft rules to fend off turmoil

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A year after Goldman Sachs bungled a software upgrade and lost tens of millions of dollars from unintended trades, the 12 U.S. stock options exchanges have crafted new rules for dealing with erroneous transactions, according to...
  • Medtronic would pick up $25M in CEO's taxes

    Medtronic Inc., which plans to cover its top leaders for certain taxes they face as part of a controversial merger plan, has calculated the cost for the CEO's tab alone at $25 million. The Minnesota-based medical device giant disclosed to shareholders...
  • Indictment: 290 Chinese defrauded in visa scheme

    Indictment: 290 Chinese defrauded in visa scheme
    A Chicago man fraudulently raised $160 million from Chinese nationals who invested in his purported plan to build a convention center complex with hotels near O'Hare International Airport, the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago announced Wednesday....
  • Mass.-based company purchases 10% of Medifast shares

    Mass.-based company purchases 10% of Medifast shares
    A supply chain and logistics company based in Waltham, Mass., has purchased nearly 10 percent of the shares of Medifast, a weight loss program company based in Owings Mills, in a series of transactions since late July, according to a Securities and...
  • U.S. SEC launches municipal adviser exams

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is launching compliance exams for municipal advisers, a group of financial professionals that are new to the SEC's regulatory regime. In a letter sent to the heads of...
  • Venture firm tries telling others how to invest in private companies

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Washington, D.C.-area company that invests in startup companies is moving into a new line of business: advising others on how they too can invest in startups. Disruption Corp., which runs the Crystal Tech Fund in Crystal City,...