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4 hrs ago | The Age

Japan lifts bar for green car aid with $30,000 off Toyotas

Japan is about to raise the bar for governments subsidizing zero-emission cars, as it pledges incentives that may exceed $30,000 a vehicle for Toyota Motor Corp.'s first hydrogen-powered sedan.

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Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Automakers, Investment Banking, Financial Services, Jefferies Group

8 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Borrowings under the facility bear interest at LIBOR --Constant ContactA , Inc. , which helps more than 600,000 small organizations create and grow customer relationships through a suite of online marketing... )--The Board of Directors of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. today announced that James J. Schiro, Lead Director and Chair of the Board's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Principal Financial Group, Insurance, Financial Services, Goldman Sachs, Cohen Group, Consulting, Real Estate, FelCor Lodging Trust

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Fresno Bee

As bribery case continues, CalPERS reaps profits from tainted investments

It's been one of the darkest chapters in CalPERS history, a bribery scandal that prompted a guilty plea from its former chief executive earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Financial Services, Retirement, California Public Employees Retirement System

Financial Times

Goldman bankers to Babble on own chatroom

Goldman Sachs is spearheading an effort among Wall Street's biggest banks to develop a chat tool called Babble that could replace the instant messaging service on Bloomberg LP's ubiquitous terminals.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Babble, Bloomberg LP, Media, IT Services, Michael Bloomberh, Privacy

Business Journal

Net income down at Federated in 2Q

Federated Investors Inc., Pittsburgh-based investment managers, posted second-quarter net income of $36.9 million, or 35 cents per share, below profits of $40.4 million, or 39 cents per share, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Federated Investors, Financial Services

Bellingham Herald

Charles Schwab to add 1,200 jobs in Texas

Gov. Rick Perry announced Thursday that the financial services company's Austin expansion will create 823 jobs and should generate $210 million in capital investment over the next decade.

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Related Topix: Charles Schwab, Rick Perry, US Governors

Business Journal

Drone software startup Airware raises $25M, helps save rhinos

Airware, led by founder and CEO Jonathan Downey, raised $25 million in new funding as it develops software for commercial drones.

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

Minot Daily News

Goldwater once again

Fifty Julys ago, up the road near San Francisco, in the unfortunately named Cow Palace, the Republican National Convention gave its presidential nomination to Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater, who knew he would lose: Americans were not going to have a third president in 14 months.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Immigration Reform, US News, Jerry Brown, US Governors, California, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Asian Startups Field Interest From Japan Investors

To understand the interest Asian technology companies are drawing from Japanese investors, listen to Tomas Laboutka, chief executive of Hong Kong-based startup HotelQuickly.

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Related Topix: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, Telecom, SoftBank, Financial Services, Rakuten

Business Times

UBS says French tax probe bail at US$1.48b unwarranted

"We were notified today at a convocation hearing in Paris of an unprecedented and unwarranted amount of bail amounting to 1.1 billion euros in the ongoing investigation of UBS AG's French cross-border case," the Zurich-based bank said in an emailed statement following a inquiry from Reuters on Wednesday.

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

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Ex-Jefferies trader gets 2 years in prison in fraud case

A former Jefferies Group Inc managing director convicted of defrauding investors who traded mortgage bonds through a government program established after the 2008 financial crisis was sentenced on Wednesday to two years in prison.

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Related Topix: Investment Banking, Financial Services, Jefferies Group, Prison, Financial Markets, Criminal Defense Law, Law

TheStreet.com

Analysts' Actions: McDonald's, Xilinx, Microsoft, DuPont, More

The Welch ATM acquisition creates bullish sentiment, JP Morgan said. $45 12-month price target.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services

The Washington Post

German Power for 2015 Delivery Climbs to Highest in Four Months

German power for 2015 delivery, a benchmark contract in Europe, rose to a four-month high as European Union carbon permits traded near the highest level since March.

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

Business Journal

Strong markets boost State Street Q2 profits 5.4 percent, but 'regulatory tsunami' awaits, execs warn

State Street Corp. says its second quarter profit increased more than 5 percent on a broad, global stock market rally, but executives cautioned that higher-than-expected regulatory and compliance costs could dent earnings in coming quarters.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, State Street

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Police search for woman accused of stealing $123,000

Atlanta police need your help locating a woman accused of fraud. A $2,000 reward is being offered for any information that can lead to the arrest of Tanya Monique Peel.

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Related Topix: Charles Schwab

The Washington Post

Metal ETFs Lure Investors at Fastest Pace Since ?09: Commodities

Investors are buying metals from zinc to aluminum at the fastest pace since 2009, betting demand gains will tighten supply, just as Citigroup Inc. and Macquarie Group Ltd. predict this year's rallies will end.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Citigroup, US Global Investors, CitiMortgage, New York, Goldman Sachs, Business News

Reuters

Goldman Sachs takes 2.27 percent stake in BES

U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs acquired a 2.27 percent stake in Portugal's beleaguered Banco Espirito Santo the day after the bank's founding family was forced to offload a chunk of its shares, the bank said on Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Espirito Santo Financial Group SA, World News, Brazil

Brandon Sun

A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund has lower second-quarter net income

A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund said Tuesday its second-quarter profit fell to $4.1 million, but total sales were up about 12 per cent as the fast food chain repositions its brand with beef raised without the use of hormones.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, AW Revenue Royalties Income Fund, Life, Fast Food, Food

Business Journal

AppDynamics raises $120 million more, fights legal battle

AppDynamics, which logs activity in computer applications used by millions of people each day, has locked down $120 million in financing as it looks to expand its online application monitoring and analytics platform globally.

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

Sunherald.com

TD Ameritrade's quarterly profit up 3 percent

TD Ameritrade CEO Fred Tomczyk says investors have remained bullish even as the markets slowed a bit in the summer.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Ameritrade Holding

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