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  • Financial statements sound, Herbalife says amid insider-trading probe

    Financial statements sound, Herbalife says amid insider-trading probe
    Herbalife maintained that its financial statements are sound and reliable amid news that its auditor is in the middle of an insider-trading investigation. Scott London, 50, a senior partner with KPMG, was ousted by his company after it learned the...
  • Insider-trading scandal poses risks to KPMG's reputation

    Insider-trading scandal poses risks to KPMG's reputation
    NEW YORK -- A former senior KPMG auditor's leaks could threaten the reputation of one of the country's biggest accounting firms, industry experts said. Auditors like Scott London, a former senior partner in KPMG's office in Los Angeles, are privy to...
  • Venture-capital funding drops sharply in Southern California

    Venture-capital funding drops sharply in Southern California
    Southern California is a hotbed of young and innovative companies, but you wouldn’t know it by following the money. Venture-capital funding, the lifeblood of start-ups, has fallen sharply in the region so far this year, according to a report...
  • Herbalife says KPMG 'concluded it was not independent' as auditor

    Herbalife says KPMG 'concluded it was not independent' as auditor
    KPMG has resigned as Herbalife's auditor after the auditing firm fired a senior partner in its Los Angeles office because of an alleged insider-trading scheme. "KPMG stated it had concluded it was not independent because of alleged insider trading in...
  • For the record

    Insider-trading probe: In the March 16 Business section, an article about a Securities and Exchange Commission settlement with two affiliates of hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors mischaracterized a previous deal between the regulator and financier Michael...
  • Paula Deen: Martha Stewart, survivor of public scandal, sympathizes

    Paula Deen may be in crisis mode, but who better to call a supporter than fellow Food Network alum and domestic comeback queen Martha Stewart? On Wednesday night's episode of Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live," Stewart expressed sympathy for Deen's current...
  • Paula Deen isn't the first food celebrity to be hit by scandal

    Paula Deen isn't the first food celebrity to be hit by scandal
    Paula Deen has been let go by the Food Network, a fall from a certain type of grace after she admitted to using the N-word. But she's not the first food celebrity laid low by scandal. Though we do seem to be a pretty clean-living bunch, there have been...
  • Herbalife posts better-than-expected earnings, again

    Herbalife posts better-than-expected earnings, again
    Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd. reported $1.1 billion in first-quarter sales and profit that soundly beat analysts' expectations and its own guidance. The company reported earnings of $118.8 million, or $1.10 a share, up from...
  • Federal Reserve adopts tougher capital requirements for banks

    Federal Reserve adopts tougher capital requirements for banks
    WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve on Tuesday adopted tougher  requirements for banks -- part of an international agreement designed to prevent another financial crisis -- and opened the door to even stricter rules for the nation's biggest institutions....
  • Jeff Bezos' journey to newspaper magnate: Q&A with author Brad Stone

    Jeff Bezos' journey to newspaper magnate: Q&A with author Brad Stone
    Brad Stone, a longtime Silicon Valley reporter, has been working for years on what he hopes will be the definitive account of Jeff Bezos and the rise of Amazon, the online retailing giant founded in 1994. His new book, “The Everything Store: Jeff...
  • Brett Martin and Alan Sepinwall look at the TV revolution

    Brett Martin and Alan Sepinwall look at the TV revolution
    The unexpected death of James Gandolfini, who was best known for his work on the series "The Sopranos," recently re-ignited the conversation over How Much Television has Changed, which has become so intense and widespread in the last few years that...
  • Former KPMG auditor Scott London appears in court

    Former KPMG auditor Scott London appears in court
    Scott London, the auditor fired by KPMG, appeared before a federal judge Thursday to answer to accusations that he helped orchestrate an insider-trading scheme that racked up $1.3 million in ill-gotten gains. A somber expression on his face, London...