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1 hr ago | MSN Money

Sprint, T-Mobile merger not expected before September: sources

The long-anticipated merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc is not expected to occur before September, with the companies continuing due diligence and preparing a detailed case for a deal before U.S. regulators, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Deutsche Telekom AG, SoftBank, Financial Services, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, AT&T

6 hrs ago | Reuters

Prosecutors, defense spar over $150 billion forfeiture for Madoff aides

Four months after five former Bernard Madoff aides were convicted of helping conceal his massive Ponzi scheme, their lawyers and U.S. prosecutors are still fighting over the trial's key question: What did they know, and when did they know it? Prosecutors are seeking more than $150 billion in criminal forfeiture from the longtime employees of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bernie Madoff, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Financial Services, Bernard L Madoff Investment Securities

10 hrs ago | Reuters

Institutions shift to exchange-traded funds as futures grow costly

Institutional investors, like endowments and sovereign wealth funds, are trading some of their stock futures contracts for exchange-traded funds, an action they say saves them money and effort while providing comparable returns.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, BlackRock, Financial Markets, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

14 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

TD Ameritrade building earns efficiency award

You now have an easier online to way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman.

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Related Topix: TD Ameritrade, Financial Services, Ameritrade Holding

16 hrs ago | News Observer

Swiss bank UBS reports rise in profit

In this Oct. 30, 2012 file photo a man enters the UBS bank in Zurich, Switzerland.

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

18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Sony Seen Reject From Japan Shame Index in Losing Stock Cull

The JPX-Nikkei Index 400 picks companies with the best operating income, return on equity and market value to shame executives of those it excludes into boosting profit and shareholder returns.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Business News

22 hrs ago | Reuters

Exclusive: Goldman unit eyes foray into China amid metals financing scandal

Goldman Sachs Group Inc's metals warehousing unit is exploring its first foray into China, and privately held C Steinweg has expanded capacity there, sources said, as a financing scandal in a major Chinese port fuels a scramble for market share.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, World News, China,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Swiss bank UBS reports 2Q net profit jump

Switzerland's biggest bank says its net profit for the April-June period rose to 792 million Swiss francs , up from 690 million francs in the comparable period from 2013.

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

Sunday Herald

Gilbert upbeat despite Aberdeen Asset blow

INVESTORS have wiped around 300m off the stock market worth of Aberdeen Asset Management after the company revealed clients pulled another 8.8 billion funds out of the business in the quarter to June, net of new investments, but chief executive Martin Gilbert said it is in "really good shape".

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Aberdeen Asset Management

Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs Denies - Boys' Club' Sex-Discrimination Claims

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. denied allegations that it discriminated against women on pay and tolerated a "boys' club" atmosphere featuring excessive drinking and trips to strip clubs with clients.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Consulting, Cohen Group

The Washington Post

Bulls Fleeing Natural Gas as Goldman Sees Further Drop: Energy

Speculators are fleeing natural gas after prices dropped below $4 for the first time since December and power plant production fell to a 13-year seasonal low.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, US Energy Systems, Energy, Bethesda, MD, Business News

Business Journal

Big-name VCs, others tagged to weigh changes to UC investment policy

Brook Byers of venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is part of the 18-member University of California Innovation Council that will put meat on the bones of a new UC policy that allows direct investment in companies.

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

The Washington Post

BlackRock's Old Chevy ETF Proves Irreplaceable for Traders

Why tote around a first-generation iPhone when you have a 5s at home? Or drive a beat-up old Chevy when there's a new Corvette in the garage? In the world of exchange-traded funds, that's just what investors are doing.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, BlackRock, RiskMetrics, MSCI, Charles Schwab, Jersey City, NJ

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

* Italy's UniCredit is close to selling a new portion of its private equity holdings after a similar deal in 2013, a source close to the matter said on Sunday, as European banks shed non-core assets to strengthen their capital base.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Beaumont, TX

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Housing Wire

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Goldman's $1B FHFA settlement?

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee takes a look at news crossing HousingWire's weekend desk, with more coverage to come on bigger issues.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Housing

USA Today

Get ready for Berkshire Hathaway earnings

Billionaire investor Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway, one of the world's largest holding companies, is scheduled to post second-quarter results Friday after the market closes.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group

The Real Deal

Major Manhattan landlord busted on drug charges

Earlier this month, Mark Perlbinder, 71, was arrested in Bridgehampton after picking up a package that had been sent from the city on a Hamptons Jitney bus.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Bridgehampton, NY, Sag Harbor, NY, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services

Lexington Herald-Leader

Berkshire Hathaway to report earnings on Friday

The Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate is led by billionaire Warren Buffett, so many investors will read the report to learn more about deals and investments Buffett made.

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

The Columbian

Will: Kashkari is California's Goldwater 2.0

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: California, California Government, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, US News, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services

Battle Creek Enquirer

Business Notables

Amanda LeBeau has been named the interim regional branch manager at Kellogg Community Federal Credit Union.

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Related Topix: Kellogg, Food, Agriculture

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