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  • PG&E expects federal criminal charges over San Bruno explosion

    SAN BRUNO, Calif. PG&E said Thursday it expects federal prosecutors to charge it with criminal violations as a result of the fatal 2010 natural gas explosion in San Bruno and disclosed that the government could seek to place the company's natural gas...
  • Payroll processor TriNet's shares rise 21 percent in debut

    (Reuters) - Shares of cloud-based payroll processor TriNet Group Inc rose as much as 21 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $1.32 billion. The San Leandro, California-based company raised about $240 million after its initial...
  • Office Depot execs get bonuses to stay

    Office Depot paid six-figure bonuses to retain top executives before and after its merger with OfficeMax, according to newly filed documents. The $1.2 billion merger was closed in November, and new chief executive Roland Smith has been forming his top...
  • Carl Icahn Blasts Lionsgate, Calling it 'Liar Gate'

    After two weeks of silence, shareholder activist Carl Icahn has unleashed a volley of criticism at Lionsgate over blocking him four years ago from a hostile takeover. Dubbing the studio "Liar Gate," Icahn pointed to Lionsgate's March 13 agreement to...
  • Blackstone Group agrees to acquire Gates Global for $5.4 billion

    Blackstone Group agreed to acquire industrial-products maker Gates Global Inc. from Onex Corp. and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for $5.4 billion. Gates, which makes power transmission belts, fluid hoses and other industrial equipment, filed in...
  • High-speed stock trading is focus of several investigations

    High-speed stock trading is focus of several investigations
    If you're not investigating high-speed stock trading, you're missing one of the hottest trends on Wall Street. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. announced Friday that the Justice Department is examining high-frequency trading for possible violations of...
  • Car-shopping company TrueCar.com plans initial public stock offering

    Car-shopping company TrueCar.com plans initial public stock offering
    TrueCar.com, the Internet car-shopping company backed by Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen and insurance giant USAA, plans an initial public stock offering. The Santa Monica company has grown rapidly over the last year by offering a platform for...
  • SeaWorld attendance drops 13% amid controversy over killer whales

    SeaWorld attendance drops 13% amid controversy over killer whales
    Amid ongoing controversy over its killer whale shows, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. reported a 13% drop in attendance for the first three months of the year. The attendance numbers were included in a notice to the Securities and Exchange Commission that...
  • FTC opens inquiry into Herbalife

    FTC opens inquiry into Herbalife
    The rancorous battle over Herbalife's business practices took a critical turn as the company revealed that it is being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission. Herbalife did not reveal details of the probe, but the Los Angeles nutritional...
  • Merger Bonus Pushes Retired Stanley Chairman's Pay To $123 Million

    Merger Bonus Pushes Retired Stanley Chairman's Pay To $123 Million
    Nolan D. Archibald, who led the former Black & Decker into a deal to create New Britain-based Stanley Black & Decker and then served as the new company's executive chairman, brought home $123.6 million last year, federal filings Tuesday show. The...
  • Corporate pay ratio plan proves divisive

    Corporate pay ratio plan proves divisive
    Almost 1,000 "unique" letters have been sent to the Securities and Exchange Commission since September about the issue. An additional 127,000 form letters have also rolled in. They come from backers and opponents of a new rule that will require most...
  • Einhorn identifies leaker of stock purchase, drops lawsuit

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Greenlight Capital Inc, the hedge fund overseen by David Einhorn, said on Monday it has unmasked the identity of an anonymous blogger who disclosed Greenlight's stake in a semiconductor company, and dropped a lawsuit to force...