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  • DiCaprio battles 'Wolf of Wall Street' backlash. Tebow joins ESPN.

    DiCaprio battles 'Wolf of Wall Street' backlash. Tebow joins ESPN.
    After the coffee. Before making the New Year resolutions. The Skinny: Well, we made it through another year. I don't know about you but I'm exhausted. If I have any resolutions, it is to take it easy on myself (and the world) next year and try to hit...
  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire buys $3.45-billion stake in Exxon Mobil

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire buys $3.45-billion stake in Exxon Mobil
    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought a $3.45-billion stake in Exxon Mobil in the third quarter, the company's largest investment since it invested $10.7 billion in IBM two years ago, according to a regulatory filing late Thursday. The Securities...
  • JPMorgan nears $13-billion mortgage settlement with U.S. agency

    JPMorgan nears $13-billion mortgage settlement with U.S. agency
    NEW YORK -- The nation's biggest bank is close to shelling out the largest-ever penalty for a single company in American history. The U.S. Department of Justice and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are close to finalizing an agreement over a $13-billion...
  • Caterpillar firm probed for possible fraud, dumping in ocean

    Caterpillar firm probed for possible fraud, dumping in ocean
    Investigators from the U.S. attorney's office for the Central District of California are looking into whether a Caterpillar subsidiary may have dumped train parts in the ocean near the Port of Long Beach as part of a scheme to conduct fraudulent train...
  • Getty establishes the J. Paul Getty Founder's Award

    Getty establishes the J. Paul Getty Founder's Award
    On Monday night, the Getty will present its inaugural J. Paul Getty Founder’s Award to Harold Williams and Nancy Englander, who have helped lead the J. Paul Getty Trust -- and envision its future -- since 1981. The award will be given out annually...
  • Consumer bureau headquarters renovation plan gets GOP flak

    Consumer bureau headquarters renovation plan gets GOP flak
    WASHINGTON — As they prepared to launch the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in early 2011, Obama administration officials settled on its permanent headquarters: a vacant government building a block away from the White House. They planned to...
  • Firms race to transmit Wall Street data at nearly light speed

    Firms race to transmit Wall Street data at nearly light speed
    NEW YORK — Ari Rubenstein, a "Star Trek" fan who counts physics as a hobby, wants to boldly go where Wall Street has never gone before: the speed of light. Rubenstein heads Strike Technologies, a New York company that's part of a budding cottage...
  • CEOs want you -- to fix the debt

     CEOs want <i>you</i> -- to fix the debt
    Many of the nation's top CEOs have joined forces to "fix the debt." They want to achieve this goal, in part, by reducing Social Security benefits and raising the retirement age to 70. One of the chief executive officers, David Cote, runs Honeywell....
  • The myth of the Obama 'attack' on JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon

    The myth of the Obama 'attack' on JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon
    JPMorgan Chase, one of our nation's ethically-challenged financial institutions, is facing another big fine. That means that once again you'll be hearing the right wing's go-to defense of the bank: President Obama's out to get JPMorgan Chairman Jamie...
  • Abercrombie extends CEO Mike Jeffries' contract, $1.5-million salary

    Abercrombie extends CEO Mike Jeffries' contract, $1.5-million salary
    Abercrombie & Fitch is keeping controversial Chief Executive Mike Jeffries on board for at least another year after his current contract expires in February, ignoring recent calls for the struggling teen apparel company to cut him loose. The retailer...
  • It's time to regulate consumer privacy

    It's time to regulate consumer privacy
    Some of the biggest names in the tech world joined forces Monday to tell Uncle Sam that enough's enough: Quit spying on their customers. AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo said in an open letter to President Obama...