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2 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

Court orders turnover of Marcos' $42-M loot to gov't

The Sandiganbayan has ordered the turnover to the government of 42 million US dollars in the so-called "Arelma" account of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Merrill Lynch and Co, Southeast Asia, Philippines, World News

5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Goldman Made Big Loan to Banco Espirito Santo Shortly Before Collapse

As Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo SA neared collapse this summer, it found a Wall Street ally to help it raise funds: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Through a Luxembourg financing vehicle created by Goldman, Banco Espirito Santo received $835 million in July, according to a prospectus reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, a time when it was nearly ... (more)

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, World News, Brazil, Banco Esprito Santo SA

9 hrs ago | Citizen Thymes

Don't melt under others' expectations with Steven Paulson ...

Nathan sits down with Steven Paulson co-owner of Melt Your Heart food truck for the 50th episode of Finding Asheville .

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Related Topix: Paulson Capital, Financial Services, Asheville, NC

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Deseret News

About Utah: A Salt Lake hit for 152 years ... and counting

Daynes Music, a company that has been around since 1862 - the oldest family-run business in the state and 76th oldest in the entire United States of America - is perched on a half-acre of asphalt on south State Street in that part of the Salt Lake Valley where Murray melds into Midvale.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, State Street, Financial Services, Midvale, UT, Murray, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

The Washington Post

Slim's America Movil Said to Hire Bank of America to Sell Assets

America Movil SAB, Latin America's largest wireless provider, has hired Bank of America Corp. to sell phone assets as part of a breakup plan to appease Mexican lawmakers, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Carlos Slim Helu, SoftBank, AT&T, Business News

The Motley Fool

The Disney Hero Who Should Control This $300 Billion Empire

Over the past 50 years, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has grown into a massive $300 billion conglomerate with operations spanning from railroads to energy.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Control Group, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Media, Walt Disney, Television

Click Orlando

Why Buffett's son bought Rosa Parks' papers

Howard Buffett, the youngest son of the billionaire investor, said he was thinking of his mother when he paid $4.5 million for a trove of historic belongings left by civil rights activist Rosa Parks.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Montgomery, AL

The Motley Fool

What You Didn't Know About the Unbelievable Amount Warren Buffett Put Into This Fast-Food Chain

As a result, many have suggested this is one more example of a distinctly American company moving simply for the sake of a tax break.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat

AmericanBankingNews.com

Principal Financial Group Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts

Principal Financial Group has received a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the fifteen brokerages that are presently covering the company, AR Network reports .

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Related Topix: Principal Financial Group, Financial Services, Insurance

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Sentencing Law and Policy

"The criminalisation of American business"

The title of this post is the headline of this notable new Economist cover story , which carries the subheadline "Companies must be punished when they do wrong, but the legal system has become an extortion racket."

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Related Topix: Mafia, Banking, Financial Services, CitiMortgage, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Cohen Group, Consulting

The Motley Fool

Profiting From the Ashes of Warren Buffett's Big Mistake

Warren Buffett is regarded as one of the world's greatest investors. However, even great investors make mistakes, and Buffett is no different.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway

AmericanBankingNews.com

Federated Investors CFO Thomas R. Donahue Sells 60,000 Shares

Federated Investors CFO Thomas R. Donahue sold 60,000 shares of Federated Investors stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 28th.

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Related Topix: Federated Investors, Financial Services

The Motley Fool

Here's Why Warren Buffett Is Investing $3 Billion in the Burger King-Tim Hortons Deal

Behind the deal is Burger King's majority investor, Brazilian investment group 3G Capital, which will own approximately 51% of the combined company.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Life, Food, Fast Food, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group

Business Journal

Waddell & Reed opens Plaza Vista office

Two veteran Waddell & Reed financial advisers have become the first to work with clients at the firm's new office in the Plaza Vista building west of the Country Club Plaza .

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Related Topix: Waddell and Reed Financial, Financial Services, Kansas City, MO, Independence, MO

The Heartland Institute

Warren Buffett Knows Less Government Means More Economic Activity

The Buffett Rule is part of a tax plan proposed by President Barack Obama in 2011.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway

The Washington Post

Aluminum Warehousing Antitrust Suits Dismissed by U.S. Judge

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Glencore Plc and other firms won dismissal of lawsuits accusing them of restricting aluminum supplies in a conspiracy to drive up prices.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Science / Technology

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Carlyle Group to pay $115 mln to settle collusion suit -source

Carlyle Group LP has agreed to pay $115 million to settle a lawsuit accusing it of conspiring with other buyout firms not to outbid each other on some takeovers that occurred prior to the financial crisis, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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Related Topix: Carlyle Group, Financial Services, Blackstone Group, Advertising, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

The Tribune

Economic sanctions spare Western-tied Russian fund

Western business connections are complicating efforts to bring economic sanctions against executives and companies closely aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Blackstone Group, Advertising, Financial Services, BlackRock, Illinois, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Europe, World News, Germany

Reuters

SoftBank's first Sony smartphone deal takes aim at U.S. market

Japan's SoftBank Corp and its U.S. mobile carrier Sprint Corp will offer a Sony smartphone for the first time, sources with knowledge of the matter said, as the two technology titans confront daunting challenges in the U.S. market.

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Related Topix: SoftBank, Financial Services, Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, iPhone

JD Supra

Bank of America's $16.65 Billion Settlement

In what is being reported as the largest settlement ever between the U.S. and a single business entity, Attorney General Eric Holder and Associate Attorney General Tony West announced Thursday that Bank of America Corp. has agreed to pay $16.65 billion to settle accusations by the Department of Justice that it, as well as Countrywide Financial ... (more)

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

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