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  • Waxman says Tribune Co. execs didn't ease his concerns about spinoff

    Waxman says Tribune Co. execs didn't ease his concerns about spinoff
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry Waxman said a meeting between his staff and Tribune Co. executives did not ease his concerns about the fate of the Los Angeles Times once the company spins off its newspaper operations. The Democrat from Los Angeles also...
  • The foolproof way to achieve deregulation: Cut the budget

    The foolproof way to achieve deregulation: Cut the budget
    When all else fails, defund. This technique is spectacularly on display in the $1.1-trillion federal spending bill unveiled by House and Senate negotiators Monday and scheduled for debate this week. The measure provides $215 million in funding for the...
  • SEC's Mary Jo White wants companies to fess up

    SEC's Mary Jo White wants companies to fess up
    WASHINGTON — The woman who indicted Osama bin Laden wants to strike fear into Wall Street. Mary Jo White, the former U.S. attorney in Manhattan who wanted to prosecute the terrorist mastermind before the 9/11 attacks, has tried to stiffen the...
  • U.S. judge asks: Why haven't the financial executives been prosecuted?

    U.S. judge asks: Why haven't the financial executives been prosecuted?
    As the five-year statute of limitations approaches for the wrongdoing that bequeathed us the Great Recession, the question of why no high-level executives have been prosecuted becomes more urgent. You won't find a better, more incisive discussion of the...
  • Discovery extends CEO David Zaslav's lucrative deal for 6 years

    Discovery extends CEO David Zaslav's lucrative deal for 6 years
    Discovery Communications Inc. has extended Chief Executive David Zaslav's lucrative employment agreement for another six years, fortifying the leadership of the cable television programming company after a period of sustained growth. The deal...
  • Alcoa to pay $384 million to settle Bahrain bribery charges

    Alcoa to pay $384 million to settle Bahrain bribery charges
    Global aluminum producer Alcoa Inc. will pay $384 million to settle charges that its subsidiaries paid bribes to government officials in Bahrain to maintain a source of business, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday. Federal...
  • Diamond Foods pays $5 million to settle SEC accounting charge

    Diamond Foods pays $5 million to settle SEC accounting charge
    Snack-food maker Diamond Foods Inc. agreed to pay $5 million to settle allegations that the company cooked its books. The Securities and Exchange Commission alleged Thursday that Diamond boosted its earnings and stock price in 2010 and 2011 by...
  • Amgen CFO to leave Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant

    Amgen CFO to leave Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant
    Amgen Inc. on Thursday said its chief financial officer, Jonathan M. Peacock, would leave the Thousand Oaks-based biotech company to pursue “broader career opportunities.” The change is effective Friday.   “Since joining Amgen over...
  • Diamond Foods agrees to pay $5 million to settle SEC case

    Diamond Foods agrees to pay $5 million to settle SEC case
    Snack-food maker Diamond Foods Inc. agreed to pay $5 million to settle allegations that the company cooked its books. The Securities and Exchange Commission alleged Thursday that Diamond boosted its earnings and stock price in 2010 and 2011 by...
  • Alcoa posts $2.3-billion loss in fourth quarter on write-downs

    Alcoa posts $2.3-billion loss in fourth quarter on write-downs
    Alcoa Inc. reported a $2.34-billion loss in the fourth quarter as it wrote down the value of years-old aluminum-smelting acquisitions to shift its focus to more profitable businesses. An adjusted measure of profit fell short of Wall Street...
  • Sen. Warren: Getting at the truth of those big, bogus bank penalties

    Sen. Warren: Getting at the truth of those big, bogus bank penalties
    The dirty little secret of those eye-popping fines and penalties the government has been extracting from banks and Wall Street firms for financial wrongdoing is that they cost the firms only a fraction of the top-line numbers. Now Sens. Elizabeth Warren...