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  • Ray Irani to get $14-million lump sum after Occidental ouster

    Ray Irani to get $14-million lump sum after Occidental ouster
    Ray Irani, once the highest paid executive in the oil industry, is getting a $14-million lump sum as part of a $26-million settlement after being ousted as chairman of Occidental Petroleum Corp. Irani, who joined the Los Angeles oil company in 1983...
  • Carl Icahn stock proposal on ballot for Apple shareholder meeting

    Carl Icahn stock proposal on ballot for Apple shareholder meeting
    Investor activist Carl Icahn has submitted an advisory proposal asking Apple to increase the size of its stock buyback program in 2014 to $50 billion.  The details of the proposal were included in a proxy statement that Apple filed Friday afternoon with...
  • Millions of Americans lack basic financial literacy, studies show

    Millions of Americans lack basic financial literacy, studies show
    Guess how many Americans correctly answered this basic financial question: Is the stock of a single company usually safer than a mutual fund? A) 100% B) 80% C) 60% D) None of the above. The right answer is D. Barely 1 in 2 people knew that a single...
  • Netflix CEO Reed Hastings realizes $5.3-million profit in stock sale

    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings realizes $5.3-million profit in stock sale
    Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings realized a $5.3-million profit from a post-Christmas stock sale, according to a new regulatory filing. Hastings acquired more than 15,238 shares for $417,750 on Dec. 26, which he sold for nearly $5.8 million that...
  • 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...
  • 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...