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  • Chesapeake Energy to spin off oil field services business

    Chesapeake Energy to spin off oil field services business
    Chesapeake Energy Corp. said it plans to spin off its oil field services division into a separate publicly traded company. The news came weeks after the the oil and natural gas producer said it was pursuing strategic alternatives for the division,...
  • Woe is the leisure traveler as frequent-flier programs change

    Woe is the leisure traveler as frequent-flier programs change
    In the March 9 On the Spot, reader Kurt Sipolski of Palm Desert asked whether it was legal for airlines to charge a maintenance fee for frequent-flier miles. (It is.) Sipolski's question raised several issues that affect leisure travelers, who are price-...
  • Cisco probed by SEC over bribery-related allegations in Russia

    Cisco Systems Inc. is being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice over bribery related allegations against its operations in Russia and neighboring countries. The biggest maker of computer-...
  • Two men are accused of running $110-million Ponzi scheme

    FBI agents arrested the owners of a now-closed Southern California real estate investment firm on an indictment accusing them of using the business to run a Ponzi scheme that cost victims more than $110 million. John Packard, 63, of Long Beach and...
  • SAC Capital ex-trader convicted of insider trading

    SAC Capital ex-trader convicted of insider trading
    NEW YORK — A former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager was convicted Thursday of helping his company earn more than a quarter billion dollars illegally through trades based on secrets about the testing of a potential breakthrough Alzheimer's...
  • Waxman says he's still concerned about Tribune newspaper spinoff

    Waxman says he's still concerned about Tribune newspaper spinoff
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman, after a 30-minute meeting with Tribune Co. Chief Executive Peter Liguori, said he still was concerned about the company's plans to spin off the Los Angeles Times and seven other newspapers into a separate unit....
  • Five ex-Bell council members blame city attorney, file suit

    Five ex-Bell council members blame city attorney, file suit
    The five former Bell council members convicted in a corruption case filed suit Friday against the former city attorney and his law firm, saying the convictions were the result of bad legal advice. The lawsuit charges Edward Lee and Best, Best &...
  • Letters: P.T. Barnum and bitcoins

    Re "Closure leaves bitcoin on the brink," Feb. 26 Sorry, but it's hard to feel the slightest sympathy for anyone who lost money in the recent bitcoin exchange collapse. Reporting by The Times over the years has demonstrated time and again that today's...
  • Bitcoin exchange's collapse is probed by U.S. and Japanese regulators

    Bitcoin exchange's collapse is probed by U.S. and Japanese regulators
    U.S. and Japanese regulators are investigating the collapse of the world's largest exchange for trading bitcoins, the virtual currency that has grown in popularity among technophiles for buying products and services online. The separate investigations...
  • Swiss bankers say shielding U.S. money from taxes is 'mistake'

    Swiss bankers say shielding U.S. money from taxes is 'mistake'
    WASHINGTON — Credit Suisse executives admitted that the giant Swiss bank helped Americans shield as much as $12 billion from taxes and even acknowledged the practice was a "mistake" and "unacceptable." But they said they couldn't do much beyond...
  • Credit Suisse CEO says aiding U.S. tax evasion is 'unacceptable'

    Credit Suisse CEO says aiding U.S. tax evasion is 'unacceptable'
    WASHINGTON -- The chief executive of Credit Suisse told U.S. senators Wednesday it was "unacceptable" for Swiss banks to help Americans evade U.S. taxes and he regrets some of the firm's employees did so in the past. "We deeply regret that -- despite...