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1 hr ago | Reuters

HSBC, Nomura lose bid to avoid U.S. agency's mortgage lawsuits

A U.S. regulator can proceed with lawsuits accusing HSBC Holdings Plc and Nomura Holdings Inc of misleading Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into buying mortgage-backed securities that later turned toxic, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Nomura Holding, Financial Services, HSBC Holdings, Banking, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Goldman Sachs, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Oaktree Capital gains majority stake in Timbers Resorts

Investment firm Oaktree Capital Management LP has become majority shareholder of Timbers Resorts, a Colorado developer and operator of hotels and residence clubs, Timbers announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Oaktree Capital Management, Colorado

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Gold-Price Indicator Fades as ETPs Lose $71 Billion: Commodities

Gold-backed funds that heralded record prices in 2011 and last year's biggest sell-off in three decades are becoming less useful as market predictors.

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Related Topix: World News, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Science / Technology

13 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Legg Mason Tax Free Income Fund Files SEC Form N-Q, Quarterly...

Our editors provided additional information about Form N-Q: Quarterly schedule of portfolio holdings of registered management investment companies.

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Related Topix: Legg Mason, Financial Services

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Automotive News

China said to mull $16 billion funding for EV chargers

China is considering providing as much as 100 billion yuan in government funding to build electric-vehicle charging facilities and spur demand for clean cars, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW

Sydney Morning Herald

need2know: Iron ore slips, eyes on Qantas

Local shares are set to open lower as momentum faded in both Europe and on Wall Street though major benchmarkets hover near record highs.

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Related Topix: US Global Investors, Financial Services, Australia, Oceania, World News, Housing, Watches, Financial Markets,

The Independent

Snapchat valued at $10 billion after Kleiner Perkins investment

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

Business Journal

Square aims to raise $200M at $6B valuation

Square, led by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, is reportedly raising $200 million in new funding that places the value of the company at $6 billion, up 20 percent from earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Square, Twitter, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Collider

the Act of Killing Follow-Up the Look of Silence Set for Summer 2015 Release by Drafthouse Films

Director Joshua Oppenheimer 's documentary The Act of Killing was not only one of the best films of last year, but also one of the most harrowing, disturbing, and impactful documentaries ever made.

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Related Topix: The Act of Killing, Financial Services, Oppenheimer Holdings

KMIR 6

US indexes drift higher; Tiffany gains

Major U.S. stock indexes edged higher in morning trading Wednesday, drifting slightly from the record highs the day before.

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Related Topix: Federated Investors, Financial Services, Financial Markets

Wall Street Journal

Russian Firm DST Quietly Bet on Snapchat at $7 Billion Price

The Russian billionaire's investment firm DST Global invested in Snapchat earlier this year at a $7 billion valuation, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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

TheStreet.com

ConocoPhillips, Cut by Warren Buffett, Can Be Yours on the Rebound

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Related Topix: ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas, Warren Buffett, Mozilla, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Carlyle in advanced talks to buy into Vanke's China shopping malls -sources

Global private equity firm Carlyle Group is in advanced talks with China Vanke Co Ltd, the country's largest property developer, to buy stakes in nine of its shopping malls, two people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Carlyle Group

On Reserve

Pennsylvania Attorney's Wine Collection Seized and May be Destroyed by Government

Arthur Goldman, a Pennsylvania attorney, was recently convicted of selling wine without a license.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services

Reuters

Exclusive: OtterBox maker explores $2.5 billion-plus sale: sources

Otter Products LLC, the privately held company that makes the OtterBox protective cases for mobile phones, is exploring a sale that could value the company at more than $2.5 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Fort Collins, CO

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Here Are The Watches Wall Street's Biggest Players Wear

Masters of the Universe aren't known for having anything resembling a jewelry collection except for one item - a watch.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services

Wall Street Journal

Snapchat Fetches $10 Billion Valuation

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has agreed to invest in the fast-growing ephemeral message service Snapchat Inc. at a valuation of close to $10 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said.

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Related Topix: Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Snapchat, iPhone and iPad App, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Silicon Alley Insider

Schwab Loses $15 Million Arbitration Case Against Morgan Stanley

Charles Schwab Corp. has lost a $15 million arbitration case against Morgan Stanley, which it accused of improperly recruiting brokers from a Schwab San Francisco branch who left with confidential trade secrets.

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Related Topix: Stanley, Charles Schwab, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Reuters

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

* Chevron Corp has been searching for up to $1.5 billion of equity investment to help develop its Duvernay shale formation assets in Canada and contacted potential investors including private-equity firms, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas

National Public Radio

Burger King To Buy Canada's Tim Hortons For $11 Billion

"The purchase gives Burger King access to a coffee brand with a cult following, which may help boost breakfast sales.

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Restaurant Management, Darden Restaurants

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