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TORONTO, Aug 1- Quebec's securities regulator is investigating Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd, its chief executive officer and president for possible illegal insider trading as well as tipping, or passing along sensitive information, Fairfax said.
July's gain of 209,000 nonfarm payrolls shows the economy is chugging along, and the labor market is improving, but is not strong enough to push the Fed to hike rates anytime soon.
July's employment report is expected to be strong—good news for the economy, but possibly bad news for markets.
Gina Martin Adams expects the market to close the year 5 percent lower—but she says it could get much worse than that.
Argentina nears default, and somewhat counter-intuitively, debt defaults historically are good for a nation's stocks.
Warren Buffett called into CNBC to surprise 17-year-old Tre Grinner, a Hodgkin's Lymphoma patient who wants to be an investment banker.
*To raise $1 bln from sale of corporate assets. July 23- Dow Chemical Co said it would raise about $1 billion from the sale of corporate assets such as rail cars and that it was reviewing joint ventures, part of a plan to raise as much as $6 billion through asset sales.
CHICAGO, July 23- As U.S. farmers turn in record grain crops this autumn, many will have a powerful new tool- giant sausage-shaped storage bags- to help them avoid the lowest prices in years and gain more control over trade with giants such as Cargill Inc..
NEW YORK, July 22- A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered Travelers Cos Inc to pay more than $500 million to satisfy asbestos-related claims stemming from the insurer's coverage of insulation maker Johns-Manville Corp, a policyholder that spent six years in bankruptcy during the 1980 s.
Warren Buffett's annual gift to the Gates Foundation is worth a record $2.1 billion this year, up from $2.0 billion last year.
July 15- Warren Buffett this week donated $2.8 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly all of his wealth. About 16.6 million shares, worth more than $2.1 billion, went to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which focuses on education, health and poverty problems.
NEW YORK, July 14- Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta, serving a two-year prison term, has failed to persuade a federal appeals court to overturn his insider trading conviction.
A young man's "selfie" photograph with Warren Buffett and Paul McCartney sitting on a bench is getting a lot of attention on the Internet today.
NEW YORK, July 6- When Goldman Sachs' then-senior partner, Gus Levy, suffered a stroke in the middle of a client meeting in 1976 and died shortly after, the bank's management didn't know who would lead the firm.
Carol Loomis, the business journalist who helps edit Warren Buffett's widely-read annual letter to shareholders, is retiring from Fortune at age 85.
Reinsurers have been negotiating with insurance company clients in the United States, Australia and Latin America to set the terms and prices for shouldering big risks like hurricane and earthquake damage in contracts that take effect from July 1.
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Chinese magnate and philanthropist Chen Guangbiao hosted a charity lunch for the homeless in New York City's Central Park on Wednesday.
The recovery is leading to a number of acquisitions as the largest telecom companies duke it out with cable operators and telecom providers such as Level 3 Communications Inc to serve corporate customers.
NEW YORK, June 17- Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta on Tuesday began serving his two-year prison term for insider trading, and lost his challenge to a $13.9 million civil penalty and permanent ban from acting as a public company officer.