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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Gold ETPs Halt Outflows as Buyers Return Amid Slump: Commodities

Gold investors who pulled money out of U.S. exchange-traded products through the first half of 2014 rushed back in July, just as prices resumed a decline that Barclays Plc and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. say will get worse.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Financial Markets, Banking, Citigroup, Business News

6 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 2-U.S. Energy Dept. approves Oregon project to export LNG

The U.S. Energy Department on Thursday approved Oregon LNG to export liquefied natural gas, as the Obama administration works through applications to export fuel from the domestic drilling boom to markets in Asia and Europe.


Related Topix: Leucadia National Corporation, Financial Services, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Energy

10 hrs ago | West Australian

France's Iliad makes $15 billion bid to take control of T-Mobile U.S.

French telecoms company Iliad has made a surprise offer for T-Mobile US Inc, setting up a potential bidding war with rival suitor Sprint Corp, the U.S. mobile firm now controlled by Japan's Softbank.


Related Topix: T-Mobile, Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, SoftBank, Financial Services, Deutsche Telekom AG, AT&T, Verizon

12 hrs ago |

8 Stocks George Soros Is Buying in 2014

What follows is a closer look at eight of the 30 holdings that Stockpickr tracks in its George Soros portfolio .


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Financial Services, Soros Fund Management, Energy, Western Refining

16 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Line's Parent Denies Investment Talks With Alibaba, SoftBank

As messaging app Line prepares for an initial public offering that could value the company at close to $10 billion, investors are paying close attention to the company's financials and potential investors.


Related Topix: Financial Services, SoftBank

21 hrs ago | Detroit News

Two tech titans diverge on philanthropic paths

For most of the past 30 years, Bill Gates has been known by most people as the co-founder of the world's largest software company, a tough business tactician, and the richest man in the world.


Related Topix: Bill Gates, Life, Charity , Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Lawrence Ellison, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Stern Advice-How to buy financial advice now

The financial advice business is changing dramatically in every aspect, from how advisers spend their time, to what they charge, to how they label and promote themselves.


Related Topix: Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Stanley, Charles Schwab, Retirement

New York Daily News

Goldman Sachs grants teen's wish to be investment banker

Seventeen-year-old Terry 'Tre' Grinner, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, is living out his dream of being an investment banker with a weeklong internship at Goldman Sachs.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Health, Hodgkin's Disease, Lymphoma, Alamo, CA

Walmart: 'Going to a very dark place'

Walmart may not go the way of RadioShack any time soon. But Goldman Sachs says that customers are abandoning the big-box pioneer in droves.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Science / Technology, Internet

Earnings for Legg Mason Projected to Rise

Wall Street is expecting higher profit for Legg Mason when the company reports its first quarter results on Thursday, July 31, 2014.


Related Topix: Legg Mason, Financial Services, Financial Markets

Sydney Morning Herald

need2know: Shares set for flat open

Local shares are expected to trade in a narrow range at the open in cautious trading ahead of the latest US central bank policy decision.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Carlyle Group, Financial Services, Global Integrity

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Partnership's adjusted EBITDA for the 2014 second quar... )--Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings to issuances by the town of Hamden, Connecticut: --$26.4 million general obligation bonds, 2014 series A rated 'BBB+... )--Compuware Corporation , the technology performance company, today announced financial results for its first ... (more)


Related Topix: Startups, Immersion Corporation, Immersion, Hamden, CT, Financial Markets, Compuware, Software, AMP Ltd, Insurance, Financial Services

Tue Jul 29, 2014

MSN Money

Sprint, T-Mobile merger not expected before September: sources

The long-anticipated merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc is not expected to occur before September, with the companies continuing due diligence and preparing a detailed case for a deal before U.S. regulators, according to people familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: T-Mobile, Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Deutsche Telekom AG, SoftBank, Financial Services, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, AT&T


Prosecutors, defense spar over $150 billion forfeiture for Madoff aides

Four months after five former Bernard Madoff aides were convicted of helping conceal his massive Ponzi scheme, their lawyers and U.S. prosecutors are still fighting over the trial's key question: What did they know, and when did they know it? Prosecutors are seeking more than $150 billion in criminal forfeiture from the longtime employees of ... (more)


Related Topix: Bernie Madoff, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Financial Services, Bernard L Madoff Investment Securities


Institutions shift to exchange-traded funds as futures grow costly

Institutional investors, like endowments and sovereign wealth funds, are trading some of their stock futures contracts for exchange-traded funds, an action they say saves them money and effort while providing comparable returns.


Related Topix: Financial Services, BlackRock, Financial Markets, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

TD Ameritrade building earns efficiency award

You now have an easier online to way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman.


Related Topix: TD Ameritrade, Financial Services, Ameritrade Holding

News Observer

Swiss bank UBS reports rise in profit

In this Oct. 30, 2012 file photo a man enters the UBS bank in Zurich, Switzerland.


Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Ubs Ag, Switzerland, World News, UBS Investment Bank, Investment Banking, UBS Financial Services

The Washington Post

Sony Seen Reject From Japan Shame Index in Losing Stock Cull

The JPX-Nikkei Index 400 picks companies with the best operating income, return on equity and market value to shame executives of those it excludes into boosting profit and shareholder returns.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Business News


Exclusive: Goldman unit eyes foray into China amid metals financing scandal

Goldman Sachs Group Inc's metals warehousing unit is exploring its first foray into China, and privately held C Steinweg has expanded capacity there, sources said, as a financing scandal in a major Chinese port fuels a scramble for market share.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, World News, China,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Swiss bank UBS reports 2Q net profit jump

Switzerland's biggest bank says its net profit for the April-June period rose to 792 million Swiss francs , up from 690 million francs in the comparable period from 2013.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Ubs Ag, Banking, UBS Investment Bank, Investment Banking, UBS Financial Services


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