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  • MGM posts $35.9-million profit for second quarter

    MGM posts $35.9-million profit for second quarter
    MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., reported net income of $35.9 million for its fiscal second quarter ending June 30. The Beverly Hills-based film and television company's revenue rose dramatically -- by 164% -- to $339 million....
  • Former JPMorgan employees charged in 'London whale' case

     Former JPMorgan employees charged in 'London whale' case
    NEW YORK — The bank's infamous "London whale" trades involved complex financial products, but prosecutors alleged that a cover-up by former JPMorgan Chase & Co. employees involved simple lies. The accusation was part of criminal charges filed...
  • Muriel Siebert dies at 84; first woman on New York Stock Exchange

    Muriel Siebert dies at 84; first woman on New York Stock Exchange
    Muriel Siebert, whose success as one of Wall Street's early, influential female analysts earned her the contacts and nest egg to become the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, has died. She was 84. Siebert died Saturday of...
  • DWP worker transfer: Tantrum, fraud or something else?

    DWP worker transfer: Tantrum, fraud or something else?
    When the Department of Water and Power tried to prevent City Hall from filling the utility’s payroll and burdening its retirement fund with about 1,400 uninvited workers, was it standing up against securities fraud? Or simply throwing a “...
  • 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...
  • Man indicted on securities fraud in Disney's Marvel acquisition

    Man indicted on securities fraud in Disney's Marvel acquisition
    A California man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of securities fraud in connection with the Walt Disney Co.'s $4-billion acquisition of Marvel Entertainment. Toby G. Scammell, 28, allegedly learned confidential details of the...
  • Nasdaq and NYSE are courting Twitter listing

    Nasdaq and NYSE are courting Twitter listing
    NEW YORK — As Twitter Inc. shops for a home on Wall Street, the Nasdaq Stock Market and New York Stock Exchange are cranking up the charm — just like they've done with other tech stars. As real estate listings website Zillow Inc. was going...
  • Twitter picks NYSE to list stock in blow to Nasdaq

    Twitter picks NYSE to list stock in blow to Nasdaq
    SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter Inc. is moving full speed ahead with its initial public offering even as the world braces for the possibility of a U.S. debt default that would roil financial markets and hurt the stock's debut. The micro-blogging service...
  • Knight Capital's massive trading error results in $12-million SEC fine

    Knight Capital's massive trading error results in $12-million SEC fine
    Knight Capital Group's successor has agreed to pay $12 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission allegations that it failed to have safeguards in place that could have prevented mistaken trades that caused more than $460 million in losses...
  • Five ways to spend time during the government shutdown

    Five ways to spend time during the government shutdown
    My options: 1. Catch up on "Breaking Bad": 43 episodes to go. (No spoilers, please.) 2. Make it to page 39 of David Foster Wallace’s “Infinite Jest.” (My record so far: page 38.)* 3. Find out what a “Kardashian” is....
  • Congress' wrong-way approach to CEO pay

    Congress' wrong-way approach to CEO pay
    How can we bring down CEO pay? That was one of the questions Congress grappled with when it passed the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010. The public was outraged at the lavish pay of chief executive officers in a period of recession, and legislators responded by...