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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...
  • Can salesman keep hold of lucrative bond deals at Orlando expressway authority?

    Can salesman keep hold of lucrative bond deals at Orlando expressway authority?
    Norman Pellegrini has been the point person when it comes to selling bonds for Orlando's toll-road agency, meeting regularly with board members and winning more than $2 billion worth of business and $9.5 million in commissions and fees for his employers...
  • Bank of America reaches record $16.65B mortgage settlement

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Bank of America will pay $16.65 billion in a settlement with the U.S. government and various states over soured mortgage bonds, under a landmark pact announced Thursday. The deal, which has been expected for weeks, calls for the...
  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling keeping whale trainers out of water

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling keeping whale trainers out of water
    SeaWorld Entertainment has decided not to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a citation barring trainers from performing with its killer whales. The company said in a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week that it has...
  • Will PPL spinoff Talen Energy bolt Allentown?

    Allentown is engaged in a high-stakes effort to keep PPL Corp.'s soon-to-be-created power generation and marketing spinoff company Talen Energy in its Neighborhood Improvement Zone. In a July filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which...
  • DreamWorks Animation appoints new chief financial officer

    DreamWorks Animation has appointed a new chief financial officer, in the latest in a series of management changes at the Glendale studio. Fazal Merchant, a former executive at DirecTV and Barclays Capital,  has been tapped as the company's finance...
  • 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....
  • Republican lawmaker slams SEC over unauthorized leaks to media

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican lawmaker slammed the Securities and Exchange Commission over leaks of confidential information to media outlets, including Reuters, calling the disclosures "unacceptable." Representative Jeb Hensarling, who leads the...
  • Bank of America settles mortgage fraud case for $16.65 billion

    WASHINGTON The Justice Department on Thursday announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America, a record-setting deal that helps homeowners and ends myriad state and federal investigations triggered by the nation's mortgage meltdown. The...
  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas
    SeaWorld has decided it will not seek to overturn a court ruling that has kept its trainers from getting into the water with the parks' killer whales. The company's decision not to appeal the orca ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court was found in a filing...
  • Harvey mayor refuses to testify about possible corruption

    Harvey mayor refuses to testify about possible corruption
    A south suburban mayor who's long pitched himself as a reformer has refused to testify about alleged corruption in his town because the answers could be used by authorities against him. A deposition transcript — filed late Thursday — shows...