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  • Schwab settles SEC case over troubled YieldPlus fund for $119 million

     
    Three years after a supposedly safe bond fund plunged in value, Charles Schwab Corp. agreed Tuesday to pay $119 million to settle a government lawsuit accusing it of misleading investors about the risks. Schwab aggressively marketed its YieldPlus bond...
  • GM's IPO might race by small investors

     
    All U.S. taxpayers -- from the richest to the poorest -- helped rescue General Motors Co. when the federal government bailed out the troubled automaker last year. But while many wealthy individual investors stand to profit from the company’s highly........
  • Money Links: Cut that deficit -- just not now; discount broker commission war; homeownership rate back to 2000 level

     
    --- What to do about record federal budget deficits? Bring them down, of course -- but later, not now, Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner tells Congress. Meanwhile, Moody’s warns again about Uncle Sam’s AAA credit rating. And Jeffrey Garten...
  • Morning Money Links: New Geithner/AIG revelations; hopes rise for turn in jobs; discount broker price war?

     
    --- Geithner's credibility deficit: Bloomberg News gets a hold of emails showing that the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, under now-Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, told American International Group in the fall of 2008 to withhold details from the...
  • Obama's big-bank tax: Which firms would pay it -- and could they just pass it on?

     
    The Obama administration’s proposed “financial crisis responsibility fee” would hit the nation’s biggest names in banking, brokerage and insurance with a new tax aimed at raising about $9 billion a year for federal coffers.Here’s a look at...
  • Rocker Huey Lewis baits ducks to stop hunting near his Montana property

     
    Musician Huey Lewis is in the news. He and several of his Montana neighbors have installed duck feeding stations along a waterway near their properties to effectively stop waterfowl hunting in the area, the Associated Press reports. At issue is......
  • A top Google techie joins EMI

    A top Google techie joins EMI
    One of Google Inc.'s top engineers is leaving the Internet giant to help record label EMI Group figure out how to turn around its struggling business, a music industry executive said Tuesday. Douglas Merrill, Google's vice president of engineering,...
  • Lower ratings could pinch TV ads

    Are advertisers the next to be shut out in the writers strike? With the strike expected to extend into the new year, broadcasters are beginning to feel pressure from advertisers that are worried about lower ratings after the networks run out of fresh...
  • Zell closes deal for The Times

    Zell closes deal for The Times
    For the second time in eight years, control of the Los Angeles Times changed hands Thursday, passing from a staid Chicago conglomerate to a private company headed by an unpredictable and colorful billionaire, in a debt-heavy deal that creates tremendous...