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  • Roderick M. Hills dies at 83; head of the SEC under President Ford

    Roderick M. Hills, who led the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under President Ford and concluded that investment companies needed more freedom from regulation, has died. He was 83. He died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore,...
  • SEC investigates CAT's accounting of Bucyrus

    SEC investigates CAT's accounting of Bucyrus
    Peoria-based Caterpillar on Friday said the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating its accounting treatment of its purchase of a mining equipment maker. Caterpillar said the federal agency issued a subpoena on Sept. 10 seeking information...
  • Omega Healthcare strikes $3 billion stock deal for Chicago trust Aviv

    Omega Healthcare strikes $3 billion stock deal for Chicago trust Aviv
    Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. could become a $10 billion company under a deal the Hunt Valley-based owner of skilled nursing and assisted-living facilities announced Friday to acquire Chicago-based Aviv REIT Inc. The companies struck a stock-for-...
  • DreamWorks Animation profit of $11.9 million in quarter tops estimates

    DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. reported a stronger-than-expected profit in the third quarter, fueled by the box-office success of "How to Train Your Dragon 2." The Glendale animation studio earned $11.9 million, or 14 cents a share, on revenue of $180....
  • Exelon behind pro-nuclear website in Illinois

    Exelon behind pro-nuclear website in Illinois
    Exelon Corp. has stepped up lobbying in its effort to have state legislators reward the company's six nuclear plants in Illinois for producing electric power without emitting greenhouse gases. Three of the plants could be closed because of competition...
  • Facebook warns of increased spending, shares fall

    Facebook warns of increased spending, shares fall
    Facebook Inc warned on Tuesday of a dramatic increase in spending in 2015 and projected a slowdown in revenue growth this quarter, slicing a tenth off its market value. The hefty spending plans exposed the first signs of stress in the rock-solid...
  • The Phoenix Cos. Is Late Again With SEC Filings

    The Phoenix Cos. and its subsidiary are late again with financial filings due to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the latest of several delays, and it will result in more fines. The parent company was supposed to file its second-quarter...
  • T. Rowe Price earnings rise 12 percent in third quarter

    T. Rowe Price earnings rise 12 percent in third quarter
    Despite market swings that reduced the assets it manages, T. Rowe Price Group Inc.'s earnings rose 12 percent in the third quarter of 2014, driven by a rise in investment advisory revenues. The money manager made $303.6 million in the quarter ended Sept....
  • Disney CEO Bob Iger could take home $60-million bonus

    Disney CEO Bob Iger could take home $60-million bonus
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger, who inkedĀ a two-year contract extension on Thursday, could depart the company in 2018 with a bonus of up to $60 million. According to a filing with theĀ Securities and Exchange Commission, the...
  • Starboard Value makes bid to acquire RealD

    Starboard Value makes bid to acquire RealD
    New York-based investment firm Starboard Value has made an offer to acquire RealD Inc., the struggling 3-D cinema technology company based in Beverly Hills. Starboard Value, which specializes in undervalued small-cap companies, disclosed in a Securities...
  • Taking aim at short-sellers, but misfiring

    Northwest Biotherapeutics, a Bethesda, Md., firm with a purported cancer vaccine in development, has been in a long, bitter battle with short-sellers of its shares. It also has implied that Adam Feuerstein, a reporter for TheStreet.com, may be in...