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Earnings and corporate deals lift US stocks

Allergan surged after Valeant Pharmaceuticals said it had teamed up with activist investor Bill Ackman to make a bid for the Botox maker.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Federated Investors, Investment Services

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

FBI investigates suspected serial child molester

This combination of photos provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows William James Vahey in 2013, left, and 2004.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Luverne, MN, US Bancorp, Banking, Nicaragua, World News, Central America

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Trustmark profits rise as credit quality improves

Regional bank Trustmark Corp. says profit in 2013's fourth quarter rose 17 percent from the same three months of 2013, aided by gains from an earlier merger.


Related Topix: Trustmark, Banking

ABC News

Discover Financial's Profit Declines 6 Pct. in 1Q

Discover Financial Services says its net income fell 6 percent in the first three months of the year as the company set aside more money to cover potential loan losses, offsetting loan growth.


Related Topix: Discover Financial Services

Daily Press & Argus

Seven Georgians challenging state's gay marriage ban

Shelton Stroman, right, and partner Christopher Inniss, left, help their son Jonathan, 9, with homework in the couple's kitchen, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Snellville, Ga.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Georgia, Snellville, GA, US News, Goldman Sachs, Investment Services, Transgender

The Washington Post

Former Deutsche Bank Salesman Admits Bribery in Tokyo Court

Former Deutsche Bank AG salesman Shigeru Echigo admitted to bribery charges in Tokyo and said he acted on instructions from his managers, as authorities push brokerages to be more judicious in entertaining clients.


Related Topix: Banking, Deutsche Bank AG, Pension, Business News

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

All of t... )--Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014.


Related Topix: ChannelAdvisor, Science / Technology, Internet, Banking, Bank of Hawaii, Equity Lifestyle Properties, Exactech, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Providence, RI

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KSAT-TV San Antonio

San Antonio police officer shoots, kills robbery suspect



Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Violent Crime, US Global Investors, Investment Services


BancorpSouth sees profit continue to rise

Regional bank BancorpSouth Corp. saw profit rise for the third quarter in a row, jumping 37 percent in 2014's first quarter from the same three months in 2013.


Related Topix: BancorpSouth, Banking

ABC News

Caterpillar CEO's Compensation Cut to $12 Million

Caterpillar Inc. cut the value of its CEO's pay package by 32 percent to $12 million in 2013, a year when the heavy machinery maker saw its profits fall by a third, according to an Associated Press analysis.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Construction, Insurance, Caterpillar, US Securities and Exchange Commission

West Australian

Ackman, Valeant buy stake in Allergan, eye takeover

Activist investor William Ackman and Canadian company Valeant Pharmaceuticals established a joint venture with an eye towards acquiring botox maker Allergan, according to a securities filing Monday.


Related Topix: US Securities and Exchange Commission

MSN Money

Futures flat as investors await earnings onslaught

U.S. stock index futures were very slightly higher on Monday as investors found few reasons to keep buying following a strong rally last week and ahead of a heavy week of corporate earnings releases.


Related Topix: Stanley, Banking, Suntrust Banks

National Public Radio

Report: Sandy's Fallout Affecting Small Business

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says a third of small businesses in tri-state Superstorm Sandy disaster areas reported financial losses a year later.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Banking, Bank of New York


Canadian shoppers are still travelling to the United States despite...

The fluctuating loonie may actually have little impact on most Canadian businesses, suggests a new survey by the Bank of Montreal .


Related Topix: Bank of Montreal, Banking, Small Business, Personal Finance

Daily Mail

Police launch probe into suspicious death of girl, 2, after she was ...

'It's miraculous': Stowaway, 16, walks away unharmed despite flying more than five hours from California to Hawaii in plane WHEEL WELL after running away from home Easter morning horror as sleeping girl, 16, is crushed to death when 'drunk' neighbor crashes his SUV through her bedroom at 80MPH 'Unforgivable, murderous acts': South Korean President ... (more)


Related Topix: New York, Banking, Citigroup, CitiMortgage, Fife County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News,

Sun Apr 20, 2014

West Australian

Bankers win friends again in Europe with lure of easy money

Jacques de Larosiere says he is an isolated and modest man. Yet the 84-year-old former head of the International Monetary Fund is one of the most influential voices in European and global finance.


Related Topix: Banking, European Central Bank

Business Times

Firms in trouble over high-speed trading

Legal woes: The New York Stock Exchange and Bank of America were among dozens of exchanges, brokerages and traders sued over high-frequency trading.


Related Topix: Banking, Bank of America

The Hartford Courant

Barclays planning exit of some commodities markets: FT

Barclays is planning to withdraw from parts of the metals, agricultural and energy markets, echoing moves by other major players like JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley away from the commodities business, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.


Related Topix: Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Jefferson Pilot Corporation, Insurance, Stanley, Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley European Fund, Morgan Stanley

The Modesto Bee

Company seeks to strike state cap on jury awards

The constitutional challenge comes after a Butte-Silver Bow district judge upheld a $52 million jury award in favor of Masters Group International Inc. earlier this month.


Related Topix: Comerica, Business News

Net1 UEPS shares dip after ruling

Shares in Net 1 UEPS Technologies plunged on Thursday as investors reacting to a Constitutional Court ruling dumped the volatile stock.


Related Topix: Net 1 UEPS Technologies


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