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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | 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

Hispanic Business

IShares Adds Low-Cost Access to Short Duration, High Quality Bonds to ...

On the heels of the successful launch of the iShares Core Series for Canadian investors earlier this year, this new fund will deepen the fixed income opportunities within the Core Series by offering investors low-cost exposure to high quality, liquid, short duration Canadian bonds , with a credit rating of A or higher.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, BlackRock, Financial Markets

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Limousine liberalism

I've been thinking about this in light of the derision the Clintons are facing for charging six-figure speaking fees while pontificating about income polarization and the plight of the poor.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Warren Buffett, Opinion, US Politics, US News

Reuters

Former Qualcomm executive pleads guilty to insider trading

A former president of Qualcomm Inc's global business operations pleaded guilty on Monday to insider trading in shares of the mobile phone chipmaker and a company it bought in 2011, as well as to a related money laundering charge.

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Related Topix: Qualcomm, Jing Wong, US News, Financial Services, Merrill Lynch and Co

USA Today

Ackman promises death blow for Herbalife

A worker cleans the logo on the Herbalife sign as finishing touches are put on the company's new building in Torrance, Calif.

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Related Topix: AckmanZiff Real Estate Group, Financial Services, Torrance, CA, Goldman Sachs

West Australian

Fund managers unconvinced by Apple rebound as firm readies results

Apple, once a can't-miss stock, is finding it tough to persuade portfolio managers to come back into the fold.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Financial Markets, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

JD Supra

Missoula, MT and Apple Valley, CA Team Up for Water Fight

In what might appear as a strange pairing, the city of Missoula, Montana and Apple Valley, California are collaborating on how to take back their local water systems.

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Related Topix: Missoula, MT, Carlyle Group, Financial Services

The Block Island Times

Deepwater Wind agent approved

Deepwater Wind's selection of the American Bureau of Shipping, known as ABS, as its agent to verify the design, construction and operation of the Block Island Wind Farm was unanimously approved by a subcommittee of the state Coastal Resources Management Council Tuesday, July 15. Deepwater Wind's selection must next go before the full council for a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Block Island, RI, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services

News Observer

The Journey: How much income will that 401(k) generate?

The retirement savings industry wants you to instead think about the monthly paycheck the account can generate.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Financial Services, BlackRock, Pension

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