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  • Neel Kashkari says his diverse skills prepare him to serve as governor

    Neel Kashkari says his diverse skills prepare him to serve as governor
    Neel Kashkari's career has taken him from engineering to investment banking to managing the federal government's $700-billion bailout of Wall Street, overseeing stock funds and running for governor — all by age 40. What others might view as a...
  • Dumb things retirement investors do

    My stomach sank when I read this headline: "Retirement Investors Flock Back to Stocks". The article began with a declaration that should invoke fear in every market observer: "Retirement investors are putting more money into stocks than they have since...
  • Shelly Sterling reportedly trying to sell the Clippers, and quickly

     Shelly Sterling reportedly trying to sell the Clippers, and quickly
    Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling is mounting a hurried sale of the team that her husband, Donald, bought 33 years ago and could name a prospective new owner by the end of the week, according to people familiar with the situation. Shelly...
  • At least 3 groups make offers in initial round of bidding on Clippers

    An initial round of bidding for the Los Angeles Clippers closed Wednesday with at least three potential buyers making offers and predicting that the winner will pay well over $1 billion, according to three people involved in the sale. Team co-owner...
  • Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wins Clippers bidding war for $2 billion

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer wins Clippers bidding war for $2 billion
    Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has won a frenetic bidding war for ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, with a $2-billion offer that would set a record price for an NBA team. Ballmer bid higher than competitors that included Los...
  • Herbalife gets more bad news: Illinois AG investigation

    Herbalife gets more bad news: Illinois AG investigation
    The bad news is piling up for Herbalife Ltd. Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan is investigating complaints that the Los Angeles weight-loss and nutrition company operates a pyramid scheme, Maura Possley, a spokeswoman for the attorney general, said...
  • Herbalife under FBI investigation; shares tumble

    Herbalife under FBI investigation; shares tumble
    Shares of Herbalife Ltd. suffered their biggest loss in more than a year Friday following a report that criminal authorities are investigating the Los Angeles nutritional products company. The FBI has launched a criminal investigation of Herbalife and...
  • Banks embrace riskier loans for homeowners, hedge funds alike

    Banks embrace riskier loans for homeowners, hedge funds alike
    Banks are reviving some of the riskier lending practices that preceded the financial crisis, attracting attention as you might expect, although they say they're keeping a lid on things this time.  One trend is enabling homeowners to tap equity...
  • IRA transfers vs. IRA rollovers

    Unfortunately, when it comes to Internal Revenue Service publications, you can't always depend on what they say. In a recent ruling about individual retirement account (IRA) rollovers, a tax court judge commented, "Taxpayers rely on IRS guidance at...
  • Allergan says it 'will carefully review' Valeant offer

    Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes popular wrinkle treatment Botox, acknowledged Tuesday that it has received a buyout offer from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. The company said the offer from the Canadian drug maker was...
  • Citadel marks 1st global hedge fund to raise funds in China

    Citadel marks 1st global hedge fund to raise funds in China
    Citadel, led by billionaire Ken Griffin, became the first international hedge fund to complete yuan fundraising from Chinese wealthy individuals and companies through a local unit. Citadel (Shanghai) Foreign Investment won regulatory approval for...
  • 'The Love Punch' not a direct comedy hit

     'The Love Punch' not a direct comedy hit
    Five years after the romantic drama "Last Chance Harvey," British filmmaker Joel Hopkins reteams with Emma Thompson for a caper set on the Côte d'Azur. The writer-director's affection for characters in late middle age is clear, but it's not enough to...