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  • 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...
  • Treasury official tapped to lead Commodity Futures Trading Commission

     Treasury official tapped to lead Commodity Futures Trading Commission
    WASHINGTON — President Obama tapped a senior Treasury official to take over as one of Wall Street's top regulators, leading the agency charged with overseeing complex financial derivatives. Obama said Tuesday he would nominate Timothy Massad to...
  • MGM posts third-quarter net income of $16.6 million

    MGM posts third-quarter net income of $16.6 million
    MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $16.6 million, buoyed by the strong performance of "Skyfall" and “The Hobbit:  An Unexpected Journey" on home entertainment platforms.  The...
  • 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...
  • U.S. sues BofA over mortgage-backed securities

    U.S. sues BofA over mortgage-backed securities
    In twin securities-fraud lawsuits against Bank of America Corp., the federal government is accusing the nation's second-largest lender of lying to investors about supposedly prime loans that more closely resembled subprime "liar loans." The civil suits,...
  • UBS to pay $50 million to settle SEC charges

    UBS to pay $50 million to settle SEC charges
    UBS will pay $50 million to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the Swiss bank misled investors, the regulatory agency announced Tuesday. UBS Securities was accused of violating securities laws while structuring and...