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  • CEO ordered to pay almost $1 billion in divorce

     CEO ordered to pay almost $1 billion in divorce
    An Oklahoma County judge has ordered Continental Resources Chief Executive Officer Harold Hamm to pay nearly $1 billion in a divorce judgment, according to a court filing made public on Monday. In one of the highest value divorce judgments in U.S....
  • Wall St watchdog says 'testing' impact of planned bonus disclosure

    (Reuters) - Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog is testing the potential impact of a disclosure that brokerage firms may have to give certain customers after luring brokers away from competitors through lucrative pay packages, its chief said on Monday....
  • Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools

    Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools
    Fresh from the world of high-stakes trading, David Vitale arrived at Chicago Public Schools a decade ago with a plan to transform the way it borrowed money. With the district thirsty for cheap cash, plain old municipal bonds weren't good enough anymore,...
  • The Phoenix Cos. Reports Quarterly Net Loss, Cites Higher Fees For Auditing, Consulting

    The Phoenix Cos. and its subsidiary, PHL Variable Life Insurance Co., on Friday filed second-quarter financial reports detailing a net loss and citing increased fees for auditing and consulting related to its protracted restatement of financial documents....
  • Sears stock up on plan to sell its buildings, lease them back via REIT

    Sears Holdings' stock soared Friday after the struggling retailer said it's considering selling about 200 to 300 of its buildings to boost its liquidity. The move would entail the company forming a real estate investment trust, or REIT, that would hold...
  • Newport lawyer arrested in stock fraud case

    Federal officials Thursday arrested a Newport Beach lawyer accused of participating in what authorities called a scheme to falsely boost a Boston company's stock so his co-conspirators could sell their shares for a $3 million profit. Richard Weed, 52,...
  • Sprint boosts severance costs by $105 million as job cuts expand

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Layoffs and other job cutbacks at Sprint Corp. will cost the company $105 million more in severance and related costs than it originally expected. Sprint updated the cost total in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission....
  • SEC OKs Eaton Vance's new breed of ETFs, shares jump

    (Reuters) - U.S. regulators plan to allow investment management firm Eaton Vance Corp to launch a new breed of actively managed exchange-traded funds that can keep their holdings secret for months at a time, boosting Eaton Vance shares by 22 percent on...
  • Judge backs Walgreen, redacts some paragraphs in lawsuit

    Judge backs Walgreen, redacts some paragraphs in lawsuit
    A Cook County Circuit Court judge Thursday agreed to redact some paragraphs in a defamation lawsuit filed by Walgreen's former chief financial officer. The lawsuit included internal emails between Walgreen executives, as well as other information in the...
  • Last dance for options trading strategy around dividends

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Options dealers looking to snag the coming dividend payment on Apple Inc's shares sent the iPhone maker's call volume to a record on Wednesday, but new options market rules mean this may be their last chance for such a strategy....
  • Labor pension adviser wants broader SEC probe of Walgreen

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Broadening its criticism of Walgreen Co, labor pension adviser CtW Investment Group said it has asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to probe whether legal claims made by a former company executive show violations of...