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  • Risky CPS debt raises questions about SEC protections for governments

     Risky CPS debt raises questions about SEC protections for governments
    Many investors in the auction-rate market — who were unable to cash out when the market collapsed — got their money back after the Securities and Exchange Commission alleged that bank officials had hidden how precarious the market was. Banks...
  • Jeb Bush eases out of some businesses, such as firm helped by Obamacare

    Jeb Bush eases out of some businesses, such as firm helped by Obamacare
    When Jeb Bush completed two terms as governor of Florida in 2007, he reported his net worth at $1.3 million, about $700,000 less than when he took office. Today, nearly eight years later, he is a wealthier man. He has plunged into business and...
  • Sugar: We need to know how companies protect us from cyberattacks

    Sugar: We need to know how companies protect us from cyberattacks
    This past holiday season, I had a hard time choosing appropriate gifts for my family. Everything I looked at seemed to be tied to the Internet — a Kindle, a smartphone, an iPad, a Netflix subscription, a new home monitoring service, a new garage...
  • Pershing to pay $3 million for customer protection violations

    Pershing LLC must pay a $3 million civil fine for violating a securities industry rule that requires the firm to protect customers' funds and securities from misuse by brokerages, Wall Street's private watchdog said on Monday. Pershing, a clearing firm...
  • Navistar CEO takes 63 percent cut in compensation

    Navistar CEO takes 63 percent cut in compensation
    The value of Navistar CEO Troy Clarke's compensation package fell by more than 60 percent in 2014 because the company failed to meet its performance targets, according to a Monday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Clarke's...
  • Some have recouped millions from risky type of debt that plagues CPS

     Some have recouped millions from risky type of debt that plagues CPS
    With risky debt deals draining money from Chicago's cash-strapped public school system, advocacy groups are calling on local officials to try to get some of that money back. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel dismissed the idea in remarks to reporters last...
  • Special Report: How Ameriprise shaped deals so it could sell more securities

    Ameriprise Financial Inc, the third-largest independent U.S. brokerage firm, is using its size and reach to shape risky securities it sells, sometimes in ways that make them riskier. At least three times in the past two years, the broker-dealer asked...
  • Dendreon heads for auction without $275M minimum bidder

    SEATTLE Dendreon is moving to sell its assets at auction without a so-called "stalking horse bidder" agreeing to pay the minimum price of $275 million set by the company when it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last month. In a brief filing Tuesday with...
  • Hampton orders auction of Unitech equipment to recoup owed debt

    Hampton orders auction of Unitech equipment to recoup owed debt
    After Unitech Inc. in Hampton defaulted on a $275,000 loan from the Hampton Economic Development Authority, the city auctioned off the research and development firm's machinery and office equipment. The attempt to recoup a portion of the money during...
  • Spark Therapeutics files for an IPO

    PHILADELPHIA Spark Therapeutics Inc., which hopes to turn decades of gene-therapy research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia into commercial cures for diseases, has filed papers to conduct an initial public stock offering. In its filing with the...
  • Experts: Planned municipal advisers test may not protect CPS, others

    Experts: Planned municipal advisers test may not protect CPS, others
    After governments across the country, including Chicago Public Schools, suffered devastating losses on risky bond deals during the financial crisis, Congress passed a 2010 measure setting first-ever standards for the advisers who guide government...