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  • SEC launches informal inquiry into LAUSD's use of bonds for iPads

    SEC launches informal inquiry into LAUSD's use of bonds for iPads
    The federal Securities and Exchange Commission recently opened an informal inquiry into whether Los Angeles school officials complied with legal guidelines in the use of bond funds for the now-abandoned $1.3-billion iPads-for-all project. In particular,...
  • SEC rules could increase consumer fraud

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Friday, April 17: For all the angst about the heavy hand of government and its intrusion into American lives, little has been made of a recent Securities and Exchange Commission...
  • Ex-JPMorgan banker charged with stealing $20M from clients

    A former JPMorgan Chase & Co. banker was arrested Thursday on charges he stole $20 million from clients over a four-year period, using some of the money to make personal investments and pay a home loan. Bail was set for Michael Oppenheim, 48, of...
  • SEC questions LA Unified on use of bonds for iPad project

    The Securities and Exchange Commission recently questioned Los Angeles Unified School District officials as part of informal inquiry into whether they properly used bond funds for a beleaguered $1.3 billion project to provide an iPad for every student....
  • IRS says prominent Texas businessman, late brother owe $3B

    The IRS wants $3.2 billion to cover back taxes that it says are owed by a prominent Texas businessman and his late brother who the IRS says hid income by setting up overseas trust funds. The Internal Revenue Service detailed its claim in documents...
  • Shares of high-speed trading company Virtu rise in debut

    Shares of high-speed trading company Virtu Financial Inc. rose nearly 17 percent in their stock market debut Thursday. The New York company uses high-speed computers to buy and sell stocks, bonds and other assets. So-called high-frequency trading firms...
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, April 16, the 106th day of 2015. There are 259 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On April 16, 1945, during World War II, a Soviet submarine in the Baltic Sea torpedoed and sank the MV Goya, which Germany was...
  • Kraft looked around before accepting Heinz offer

    PITTSBURGH Kraft Foods Group chairman and CEO John Cahill spent St. Patrick's Day in Munich talking with two of the founding partners of 3G Capital about what a combined Kraft/?Heinz company might look like and how it could succeed. That detail, among...
  • SS&C Chief Received $5.88 Million Last Year

    The CEO of SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc., William C. Stone, received $5.88 million in compensation last year, according to filings Tuesday and Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In 2013, he received $40.06 million. Stone's...
  • World Fuel a quiet giant in global logistics

    DORAL, Fla. It's a safe bet that few other Fortune 500 companies keep a lower profile than World Fuel Services Corp. Even after the 31-year-old company traded in its drab cluster of wood-paneled, former offices for modern headquarters in this Miami...
  • Government proposes rules for brokers on retirement accounts

    Brokers who manage Americans' retirement accounts may soon be required to put investors' interests first under new restrictions proposed by the U.S. government. The Labor Department on Tuesday opened the rules to public comment for 75 days. The Obama...