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  • American Airlines' former CEO gets $17-million severance package

    American Airlines' former CEO gets $17-million severance package
    Thomas Horton, who was American Airlines' chief executive when its parent company filed for bankruptcy, will get his severance package valued at about $17 million. That was among the first decisions made by the new American Airlines after it emerged...
  • American Airlines CEO to get $17-million severance package

    American Airlines CEO to get $17-million severance package
    The chief executive who led American Airlines through bankruptcy and a major merger will get a severance package valued at about $17 million. That was among the first decisions made by the new American Airlines after it emerged from bankruptcy Monday...
  • Shareholders in the dark about 'dark money'

    Shareholders in the dark about 'dark money'
    Anticipating the Securities and Exchange Commission's actions can feel like waiting for Godot. The SEC has been sitting on a petition for a new rule requiring publicly traded companies to disclose to shareholders what corporate funds are spent on...
  • Sale of Riverside newspaper may be in jeopardy

    Sale of Riverside newspaper may be in jeopardy
    A deal to sell the Riverside Press-Enterprise to the owner of the Orange County Register may be in jeopardy less than a month after it was announced.   On Oct. 10, Aaron Kushner, owner of the Register, said he would buy the Inland Empire’s...
  • Sale of Riverside newspaper may be in danger of falling through

     Sale of Riverside newspaper may be in danger of falling through
    A deal to sell the Riverside Press-Enterprise to the owner of the Orange County Register may be in jeopardy less than a month after it was announced. On Oct. 10, Aaron Kushner, owner of the Register, said he would buy the Inland Empire's largest...
  • It's official: $26 a share as Twitter prices IPO

    It's official: $26 a share as Twitter prices IPO
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter settled on $26 a share for its initial public offering late Wednesday, above its already higher target range. Twitter reached the decision after a lengthy debate between the underwriters and company executives. At $26 a share,...
  • Royal Bank of Scotland to pay $150 million for misleading investors

    Royal Bank of Scotland to pay $150 million for misleading investors
    The Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay more than $150 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve allegations it deceived investors in a 2007 mortgage-backed security offering. The bank was accused of describing the mortgages as...
  • Daniel Loeb of Third Point calls for Sotheby's CEO ouster

    Daniel Loeb of Third Point calls for Sotheby's CEO ouster
    Describing the venerated auction house as "an old master painting in desperate need of restoration," the outspoken hedge-fund manager Daniel Loeb has called for the replacement of Sotheby's president and Chief Executive William Ruprecht in a caustic...
  • First look at Twitter's IPO filing #twitteripo

    First look at Twitter's IPO filing #twitteripo
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter made public its stealth filing for its hotly anticipated initial public stock offering Thursday. The San Francisco company hopes to raise $1 billion when it begins selling shares to the public, according to the filing with the...
  • Twitter founder Evan Williams is now a billionaire (on paper)

    Twitter founder Evan Williams is now a billionaire (on paper)
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter just minted a billionaire -- at least on paper. Evan Williams, the 41-year-old co-founder of Twitter, owns 12% of the social media company that is expected to go public next month, according to a filing with the Securities and...
  • Best perk at Twitter headquarters: The $100,000-a-month rooftop garden

    Best perk at Twitter headquarters: The $100,000-a-month rooftop garden
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter planted its headquarters in a historic Art Deco building, bringing its fine-feathered aesthetic and tech riches to a blighted stretch of Market Street in San Francisco. The crown jewel of the design is the company's rooftop...