4 hrs ago
Breakingviews: GM's Lehman lawyer
Wells Fargo's Walter Price says analysts aren't giving Google enough credit for growth in its mobile and video businesses and says the stock holds more opportunity than rival internet giant Yahoo.
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11 hrs ago
The Wall Street Journal: Congress turns up heat on GM over recall
Late Monday, the House Energy and Commerce Committee said it would launch an investigation into the slow recall and hold hearings.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Repo Fire-Sale Proposal Within Reach After Fed Sounds Alarm
Wall Street's biggest firms are close to agreeing on a plan that would safeguard the financial markets from the crippling fire sales that engulfed Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Bear Stearns Cos.
The Miami Herald
Kau coffee farmers worried about pending land sale
Kau farmers are anxious over the pending sale of lands where they've worked to cultivate some of world's best coffee.
China warned of `Lehman collapse'
Former Securities and Futures Commission chairman Eddy Fong Ching warned of a repeat of the Lehman Brothers collapse if mainland financial institutions continue to lure clients with high-yield investment products.
GM picks former Lehman investigator Valukas to lead recall probe
DETROIT -- General Motors Co. has hired Jenner & Block Chairman Anton Valukas, who served as a U.S. Justice Department-appointed examiner of the downfall of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., to help lead an internal probe of the handling of an ignition-switch failure tied to at least 13 deaths.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Verona-Cedar Grove Engagement Announcement: Christopher Lee to wed Laura Perez
Lehman and Linda Lee of Verona announce the engagement of their son Christopher to Laura Perez, daughter of Kathy and Fausto Perez of Clifton .
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Secret History of the Financial Crisis
Balzac's great novel Lost Illusions ends with an exposition of the difference between "official history," which is "all lies," and "secret history" - that is, the real story.
Let's have some real-time economics
'It would have done the Fed no harm to have had more people with a habit of making snap decisions' What would it take to make economics more useful in a crisis? Not more rigorous or more realistic - although that would be nice - but simply better equipped to deal ad hoc with the financial equivalent of a burning building? It's sobering to read the ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Growth helps narrow gender gap
Women cheered, some men booed, but everyone took notice when Christine Lagarde quipped in 2010 that had Lehman Brothers been Lehman Sisters, the global financial crisis might have looked different.
Jarden Corporation adds Barclays exec to board
Jarden Corporation has appointed Ros L'Esperance to its board of directors, bringing the total number of members to 10, seven of whom are independent directors.
The New York Observer
Write Responsibly: Liquor Heir Tony Cointreau Pens a Memoir
Recently, more than 100 people gathered at a rented mansion off El Cid in Florida, New York's largest retirement community, to find out.
Residential buildings stand on a waterway in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen.
With a growing software business, three children, two cars and a house in the Copenhagen suburbs, Jacob Larsen is disregarding central bank warnings and sticking with his practice of refinancing his mortgage every year.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Business-News-Schedule at 1330 GMT / 8.30 Am Et
LONDON - Robust growth in the global service industry outshone a lacklustre performance from manufacturers last month, pushing firms to increase headcount to meet buoyant demand, business surveys shows.
The Washington Post
China Bear Stearns Moment Seen by BofA in Solar Default Risk
A solar company's potential default may be China's "Bear Stearns moment," prompting investors to reassess credit risks as they did after the U.S. lender was bailed out in 2008, according to Bank of America Corp. "We doubt that the financial system in China will experience a liquidity crunch immediately because of this default but we think the chain ... (more)
PwC Lehman administrators to return 100% plus interest to creditors
PWC ADMINISTRATORS have announced they will return 100% of dividends to creditors of collapsed investment bank Lehman Brothers International Europe , this year.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
New York Post
Music teacher who called 9-year-old he molested flirtatious gets 2 years
A Manhattan judge Tuesday blasted a once-renowned New York music teacher for describing the 9-year-old girl he molested as flirtatious - and then sentenced him to two years in state prison.
Dubai CDS Conjure Pre-Lehman Spirits as Debts Paid: Arab Credit
Investor sentiment toward Dubai is about the best it has been since before the Persian Gulf emirate skirted default amid the global credit crisis.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Finextra Research news
Standards Forum 2014 - time to get your geek on
The Standards Forum is the place where business and standardisation meet. This group would like to facilitate and encourage dialogue around standardisation in the financial industry, and share views, insights and updates on how financial standards can contribute to reducing cost and increasing efficiency when tackling today's challenges such as ... (more)
Eighth Notice Regarding Disposition of LBI Estate Securities - March 3, 2014
With the advice and consent of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation and in consultation with advisors to major creditor constituencies, the Trustee retained and Stifel Fixed Income are offering Pool 4 , Pool 5 and Pool 6 for sale.