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  • Puerto Rico govt seeks to lure wealthy investors Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Puerto Rico hopes to persuade wealthy investors to bet on the U.S. territory at a two-day conference aimed at attracting new money amid the island's struggles to recover from a nearly eight-year recession.

  • BOSTON, April 7- Hedge fund manager John Paulson's returns dipped in March, hurt in part by losses in the gold market, two people familiar with the numbers told Reuters on Monday. The Paulson Advantage Plus Fund dipped 7.4 percent last month, cutting its year-to-date gains to 2.6 percent.

  • Europe leads the way as global market listings leap Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    LONDON, March 31- Global initial public offerings almost doubled in value in the first quarter of 2014, Thomson Reuters data showed on Monday, with Europe leading the way thanks to a nascent economic recovery that lifted investors' confidence and stock markets. "There have been some fantastic deals," said Martin Thorneycroft, head of syndicate at Morgan Stanley.

  • NEW YORK, March 12- A U.S. judge on Wednesday ordered former Goldman Sachs Group Inc trader Fabrice Tourre to pay more than $825,000 after a jury found him liable for defrauding investors in a subprime mortgage product that failed during the financial crisis.

  • District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan came in one of the highest-profile cases brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in response to the events leading up to the 2008 financial crisis. The SEC had sought to recoup $1.15 million from Tourre, including a $910,000 fine plus ill-gotten gains and interest.

  • *Tensions over Ukraine hurt stocks, support gold. NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 10- Gold prices were little changed on Monday as disappointing Chinese export data helped underpin the market, with bullion investors closely monitoring the latest development in the standoff in Ukraine between Russia and the West.

  • "Europe is about three years behind the United States. The recovery both in the macroeconomy and stock prices is lagging, that's why U.S. investors are coming in now, "said Joseph Oughourlian, CEO of London- based hedge fund Amber Capital.

  • As part of that request, the SEC had pushed for an order preventing Tourre from accepting reimbursement from Goldman Sachs or anyone else for the $910,000 in penalties the agency requested the judge impose as part of that potential judgment.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 14- Hedge fund Paulson& Co maintained its stake in the world's biggest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, SPDR Gold Trust, in the fourth quarter, even as others exited when bullion prices posted their biggest annual loss in 32 years.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 14- Hedge fund Paulson& Co maintained its stake in the world's biggest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, SPDR Gold Trust, in the fourth quarter, even as others exited when bullion prices posted their biggest annual loss in 32 years.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- Talks between Comcast Corp and Charter Communications Inc over how they could together buy Time Warner Cable Inc quickly soured as the two bickered over price and the feasibility of engineering a split of the No. 2 U.S. cable operator.

  • Feb 10- U.S. casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp is working with investment bank Lazard Ltd on a financial restructuring, a person familiar with the matter said. Caesars, which operates the Caesars Palace and Flamingo casinos on the Las Vegas Strip, is saddled with more than $16 billion in debt, according to Thomson Reuters data.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 30- A New York state appeals court on Thursday refused to dismiss a $1.07 billion lawsuit accusing Goldman Sachs Group Inc of selling securities as the financial crisis began that it expected to lose value.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 30- A New York state appeals court on Thursday refused to dismiss a $1.07 billion lawsuit accusing Goldman Sachs Group Inc of selling securities as the financial crisis began that it expected to lose value.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 23- Goldman Sachs Group Inc must face a class-action lawsuit accusing it of defrauding investors to whom it sold $2 billion of risky debt linked to subprime mortgages that it was betting against before the 2008 financial crisis, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 23- Goldman Sachs Group Inc must face a class-action lawsuit accusing it of defrauding investors to whom it sold $2 billion of risky debt linked to subprime mortgages that it was betting against before the 2008 financial crisis, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.

  • In papers filed Tuesday night with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Tourre said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was not justified in demanding that he pay $1.15 million, including a $910,000 fine, as punishment.

  • *SEC seeking $1.15 million, including fine, from Tourre. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan on Tuesday said jurors did not make a mistake on Aug. 1 in finding Tourre liable on six of the seven civil charges brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • SEC seeks $1.1 m-plus from ex-Goldman VP Tourre Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 9:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec 16- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission asked a federal judge to order former Goldman Sachs Group Inc vice president Fabrice Tourre to pay more than $1.1 million for his role in a failed 2007 mortgage deal, according to a court document filed Monday in Manhattan federal court.

  • Dec 12- Bank of America Corp has agreed to pay $131.8 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that its Merrill Lynch unit misled investors about mortgage securities it structured and sold.

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