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President Obama gets big business to help long-term jobless

President Obama gets big business to help long-term jobless

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- President Obama Friday signed up hundreds of top corporate executives to get them to help end discrimination against the long-term unemployed.
Morgan Stanley appoints Erskine Bowles as lead director

Morgan Stanley appoints Erskine Bowles as lead director

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. investment bank Morgan Stanley Tuesday announced Erskine Bowles has been appointed lead director of the company's board of directors.
Apple may have sold 55 million iPhones in Q4 of 2013

Apple may have sold 55 million iPhones in Q4 of 2013

Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Apple is expected to announce its December quarter results for 2013 next week, and according to some analysts, the introduction of two new phones could mean sales of close to 55.3 million iPhones last quarter.
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Cooper Tire calls off deal with Apollo Tyre

FINDLAY, Ohio, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Cooper Tire said Monday it would no longer pursue closure on a $2.2 billion deal to sell itself to India's Apollo Tyres.
Hilton hikes price to $2.4 billion in the largest ever hotel IPO

Hilton hikes price to $2.4 billion in the largest ever hotel IPO

Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Hilton hikes its initial public offering, to be the largest hotel IPO ever and possibly the second largest IPO of the year.
Sonali Basak
Twitter shares open 73 percent higher than asking price

Twitter shares open 73 percent higher than asking price

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Shares of Twitter topped $50 per share Thursday after opening 73 percent above the initial asking price of $26 on the New York Stock Exchange.
Wall Street's year looks dinged by Washington

Wall Street's year looks dinged by Washington

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said gridlock in Washington and monetary policy are changing the state's financial picture.

Wife of Seattle Mariners player accused of wire fraud

SEATTLE, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Seattle Mariners outfielder Carlos Peguero's wife is facing fraud charges for allegedly using a debit card belonging to Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez's wife.
Twitter plans $1B stock market launch under TWTR symbol

Twitter plans $1B stock market launch under TWTR symbol

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Twitter Inc. plans a $1 billion stock market launch under the TWTR ticker symbol, but the U.S. online messaging service revealed it has never turned a profit.

Miccosukee Tribe's federal lawsuit against former chairman dismissed

MIAMI, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A federal judge has ruled a lawsuit by the Miccosukee Tribe in South Florida should be heard in a state court or tribal court.
Moody's considering credit downgrade of three big banks

Moody's considering credit downgrade of three big banks

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Credit rating firm Moody's Investors Service said it could cut the credit ratings of three large U.S. banks, citing shifting federal policies as the reason.

Blackstone prepares to take Hilton Worldwide public

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. equity firm Blackstone Group is taking steps to prepare Hilton Worldwide for a return to life as a public company, sources told The Wall Street Journal.

Private equity to buy Hub International for $4 billion

CHICAGO, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Hellman & Friedman said it had agreed to buy Chicago's Hub International, an insurance brokerage, for more than $4 billion.

Banks accused of colluding to protect Euro credit derivatives revenue

BRUSSELS, July 1 (UPI) -- Antitrust regulators in Europe charged 13 large banks Monday with colluding to prevent new competitors from entering the credit derivatives market.

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Bloomberg hires consultants to handle privacy breach problem

NEW YORK, May 18 (UPI) -- Wall Street data distributor Bloomberg LP said it was taking steps to get ahead of damage that may erupt from revelations of a privacy breach at the company.

Apple said considering multiple iPhone models to compete with Android

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 8 (UPI) -- Apple is planning to expand its iPhone lineup with multiple models in an effort to compete with Android-powered smartphones, a U.S. analyst says.

Stocks slide Thursday

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- U.S. stocks slid for the third session of the week as corporate reports and economic data failed to spark much enthusiasm.

Tokyo Disneyland nears 30, announces plans to increase attendance

TOKYO, April 13 (UPI) -- Tokyo Disney Resorts is aiming at topping its 2012 record of 27.5 million visitors in its 30th year, which begins next week, operators said.

Lagarde: 'Too big to fail' banks 'dangerous'

NEW YORK, April 11 (UPI) -- "Too big to fail" banks are "more dangerous than ever" to the U.S. and world economies and must be reined in, the International Monetary Fund chief said.

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S&P within sight of a record close ... Fed OKs capital plans at 14 banks ... Sun Belt cities growing again ... For one at UBS, a $26M payday ... News from United Press International.

Fed OKs capital plans at 14 banks

WASHINGTON, March 14 (UPI) -- The Federal Reserve said Thursday it has approved capital plans of 14 U.S. financial institutions under financial reform legislation enacted in 2010.

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Dow hits another high, jobless claims fall ... Fed stress tests show healthier banks ...Icahn stirs the pot at Dell ... Law schools launching clinics of their own ... News from United Press International.

Venezuela reforms at risk from transition

CARACAS, Venezuela, March 7 (UPI) -- Venezuela's economic reforms program is at risk of becoming more lopsided than it is at present as national attention rivets on mourning Hugo Chavez.

N.Y. state's top employer is healthcare

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Nine of New York state's Top 20 employers are in healthcare, with North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System No. 1 with 37,000 employees, researchers say.
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