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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Is Family Dollar open to talks with Dollar General?

Bloomberg reports that Family Dollar Stores Inc. may be willing to consider an offer from Dollar General Corp. as long as antitrust concerns are addressed.


Related Topix: Dollar General, Retail, Financial Services, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Family Dollars Stores

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Goldman Paying $3.15B Over US Mortgage Bond Claims

Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay $3.15 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in 2007.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

7 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Goldman Sachs agrees to $3.15 billion settlement of FHFA claims

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. agreed to pay $3.15 billion to settle Federal Housing Finance Agency claims that the investment bank sold faulty mortgage-backed securities to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

One of Cincinnati's largest employee benefit providers acquired by NY firm

Benefit Resources Inc., one of the largest employee benefit providers in Greater Cincinnati, has been acquired by National Financial Partners Corp. of New York.


Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, National Financial Partners, Financial Services

12 hrs ago | Business Insurance

Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins suffers security breach

California detectives are investigating a July computer theft at storied venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a spokeswoman for the Menlo Park police said Thursday.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

17 hrs ago | Reuters

Affinity, CVC may bid for S.Korea's KT Rental in near $800 mln sale -sources

Private equity firms Affinity Equity Partners and CVC Capital Partners are among potential bidders for South Korea's No.


Related Topix: Financial Services, CVC Capital Partners

21 hrs ago | Townhall

Are We on the Verge of a Market Crash?

Much like the Great Depression did to the "Greatest Generation," the financial crisis of 2008 seared the souls of millions of investors.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bob Evans Farms PT Raised to $56.00 at Miller Tabak

The firm currently has a "buy" rating on the stock. Miller Tabak's price target indicates a potential upside of 15.51% from the stock's previous close.


Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Bob Evans Farms, Financial Services, Janney Montgomery Scott

Brandon Sun

Onex fund sells Car Wash Partners Inc. to Leonard Green and Partners

Onex Corp. said Thursday that its ONCAP II fund has sold its Car Wash Partners Inc. business to Leonard Green and Partners.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Onex

We're Just Not That Into Our 401(k)s

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Charles Schwab, Personal Finance, Retirement, Business News

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Bank of America to pay $16.65 billion over mortgages

On Thursday, the bank reached a $16.65 billion agreement to pay the biggest settlement in history, adding to what was already a hefty bill for the bank.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, Foreclosures, 9, Merrill Lynch and Co

Moray Firth Radio

Bank of America $17bn Record Penalty Confirmed

The $16.65bn deal , which followed numerous federal and state inquiries, relates to the bank's role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis of 2008.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Services, Merrill Lynch and Co

Business Journal

Dollar General swipes at Family Dollar CEO; Under Armour bids to...

Family Dollar is in the middle of an apparent bidding war between its rival discount retailers, Dollar Tree and Dollar General , but ever since Dollar General made its competing offer, officials with that company have bluntly stated that they were surprised when the two smaller companies announced their merger agreement, since they thought they had ... (more)


Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Dollar General, Financial Services, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Dollar Tree Stores,

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Marc Benioff Joins $35M Round for PernixData

As chips, software and memory become more powerful, servers are usurping some of the functions of storage arrays.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups,, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Salesforce, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Turning natural gas to gasoline --; at $1 per gallon

Bay Area startup Siluria Technologies has developed a way to make gasoline, diesel and jet fuel from natural gas - not crude oil.


Related Topix: Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers


JPMorgan, BofA to raise junior banker pay by 20 percent: sources

JPMorgan Chase & Co and Bank of America Corp are planning to hike salaries of junior employees by at least 20 percent, people familiar with the proceedings said.


Related Topix: Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Bank of America, Financial Services, Goldman Sachs


Berkshire Hathaway agrees to settle U.S. charges on stock deal

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to pay an $896,000 fine to settle U.S. government accusations that it violated antitrust rules by failing to report a transaction that boosted its stake in building products company USG Corp. The civil penalty, which requires court approval, settles charges made on Wednesday by the U.S. Department of ... (more)


Related Topix: Business Wire, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Insurance, Empire Group, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, USG Corporation

Warren Buffett's firm to pay $896,000 penalty

Warren Buffett's company has agreed to an $896,000 penalty for failing to tell regulators about a December 2013 investment in wallboard maker USG Corp. The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. should have notified the Justice Department before it converted $325 million of senior USG notes it held into 21.4 million ... (more)


Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, USG Corporation, Berkshire Hathaway


Outside the Box: 5 European companies with great global brands

Fortunately for them, Europe right now is offering a chance to make up for the blunder, say several value managers with a history of outperforming the markets.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, US Global Investors, Financial Services


Chinese paper calls for retaliation over Australia tycoon attack

An influential Chinese newspaper called for retaliation against Australia on Wednesday after Australian mining mogul and politician Clive Palmer described China's government as "bastards" who shoot their own people.

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Related Topix: Travel, Australia Travel, Pacific Travel, Financial Services, CITIC Pacific


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