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Shares reel, but up on week

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market dropped in light trading Friday, knocked down by concerns over corporate governance issu

Corporate issues drive stocks lower

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market were lower in light trading at midday Friday, knocked down by concerns over corporate go

NY identity theft ring impacts nationwide

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 2 (UPI) -- New York's attorney general warned Americans Friday to monitor their financial records in the wake of several arraignments in connection with a "massive sophisticated identity theft ring" in Albany.
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

NY identity theft ring impacts nationwide

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 2 (UPI) -- New York's attorney general warned Americans Friday to monitor their financial records in the wake of several arraignments in connection with a "massive sophist

Washington Agenda-General

UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL
By United Press International

Executive Business Briefing

Here is a look at more of Tuesday's top business stories:

Change to investor law questioned

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- An attempt by investment banks to change impending legislation designed to increase investor protection was blasted Monday by the head of a securities association, who said the amendment would bar investigations into potential widespread fraud.
T.K.MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor

Citibank to block online gambling

ALBANY, N.Y., June 14 (UPI) -- Citibank, the nation's largest credit card issuer, agreed to block gambling on the Internet via its credit cards, after reaching an agreement Friday with the Ne

Global View: Business, Dodger!

Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist" features the character of Fagin who trains boys, run-aways, to pick pockets and bring home cash and watches and jewelery. Wall Street analysts, though rather better remunerated, wearers of slick suits, not tattered clothes,
IAN CAMPBELL, UPI Chief Economics Correspondent

Executive Business Briefing

Here is a look at more of Friday's top business stories

Tyco CEO resigns as legal probe steps up

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- Investor fears about the trustworthiness of corporate governance re-emerged Monday as Tyco International Ltd.'s L. Dennis Kozlowski announced his resignation as chief executive officer of the Bermuda-based manufacturing conglomerate.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

On the Net

California seeks $88.7 million fine from online pharmacy, New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer files suit against MonsterHut, and other news about the World Wide Web.
CHRIS H. SIEROTY, UPI Technology News

Tammany's Town: McCall & the millionaires

NEW YORK, May 24 (UPI) -- Most of the attention paid to last week's New York State Democratic Party convention focused on the late decision by gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo to ski
JAMES B. CHAPIN, UPI National Political Analyst

Merrill Lynch to pay $100M to states

NEW YORK, May 22 (UPI) -- Merrill Lynch has agreed to pay $100 million to New York and other states, in a settlement announced Tuesday.

Merrill Lynch, NY reach $100M settlement

NEW YORK, May 21 (UPI) -- Merrill Lynch & Co. reached a settlement Tuesday with New York state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer on charges the Wall Street firm misled investors with biased
FRANK SCHNAUE, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Shares down as investor caution lingers

NEW YORK, May 21 (UPI) -- Stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market closed lower in moderate trading Tuesday as Merrill Lynch's settlement in a New York sta

Merrill Lynch reaches settlement with NY

NEW YORK, May 21 (UPI) -- Merrill Lynch & Co. and New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer Tuesday reached a long awaited agreement to settle charges the Wall Street firm misled investors with overly optimistic research on investment banking clients. Merrill Lynch will pay $4

Merrill Lynch, NY reach $100M deal

NEW YORK, May 21 (UPI) -- Merrill Lynch & Co. reached a long awaited agreement Tuesday with New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer on charges the big Wall Street firm misled investors with overly optimistic research on investment banking clients.
FRANK SCHNAUE, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Stocks drift lower

NEW YORK, May 21 (UPI) -- Stock prices on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market were lower in moderate trading at midday Tuesday as Merrill Lynch's settlement in a New

Executive Business Briefing

Here is a look at Friday's top business stories:

Merrill court order takes affect Thurs

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- Shares of Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. were trading lower Tuesday in the wake of a court order from the state of New York requiring that the financial services company disclose the relationship between its investment bankers and equity analysts.

Living Today: Issues of modern living

AMERICAN RED CROSS
By United Press International

Red Cross money to victims, NY loses vote

NEW YORK, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- The American Red Cross said the Liberty Fund raised in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 will go solely to the victims.

More firefighters at World Trade Center

NEW YORK, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani reversed his decision Thursday to cut police and firefighters at the World Trade Center who are searching for the remains o
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