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  • May 15- Delta Air Lines Inc said on Friday that Amtrak customers whose tickets were canceled because of Tuesday's train crash in Philadelphia can fly between New York and Boston or Washington for free on Delta's shuttle service for the next four days. The Atlanta- based airline is adding seats along the Eastern Seaboard in response to the crash by flying more...

  • CARACAS/ NEW YORK, May 14- A growing number of U.S. companies say they can't cope with Venezuela's sinking bolivar currency, prompting some of them to remove their operations in the South American nation from their consolidated financial reports. The restructuring moves can shield the financial results of parent companies such as batteries and razors maker...

  • May 14- In an unprecedented move, Eaton Vance Corp will offer to help some brokerages pay their technology costs to make the fund company's new breed of exchange-traded funds available to investors, Tom Faust, Eaton's chief executive officer, told Reuters this week. The moves come as a number of industry officials question whether there will be investor demand...

  • CARACAS/ NEW YORK, May 14- A growing number of U.S. companies say they can't cope with Venezuela's sinking bolivar currency, prompting some of them to remove their operations in the South American nation from their consolidated financial reports. The restructuring moves can shield the financial results of parent companies such as batteries and razors maker...

  • Why Ted Cruz is wowing some of Wall Street's money-men Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 1:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, May 14- Presidential candidate Ted Cruz, a Tea Party favorite and leading figure in the 2013 government shutdown that rattled investors, isn't the kind of politician who usually wins a lot of friends among Wall Street campaign donors. Despite the uncompromising rhetoric, Cruz is winning praise from some potential Wall Street donors, including bankers...

  • The Republican-controlled House of Representatives Appropriations Committee rejected a Democratic bid to provide Amtrak the full $2.45 billion in funds for the upcoming fiscal year requested in President Barack Obama's budget. The cause of Tuesday's crash has only begun to be investigated, but federal investigators said preliminary data showed the...

  • Connecticut fund executive faces new SEC fraud charges Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 4:03 PM ET

    The SEC said Ahmed induced his Greenwich, Connecticut- based firm into overpaying for investments in two Asian e-commerce companies, and pocketing $20 million for himself. The SEC wants Ahmed to give up illegal gains and pay a civil fine. The SEC brought related civil charges.

  • May 13- A Massachusetts lawyer has admitted to trading on inside information about American Superconductor Corp that a fellow golfer was told in confidence by an executive, his attorney said on Wednesday. Douglas Parigian, 56, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to conspiracy and securities fraud charges after a federal judge in Boston refused to dismiss the case in...

  • BOSTON, May 12- Investors in some top U.S. media companies have had a rough ride as their shares have lagged the rest of the market. The CEOs of 11 major media companies were given median compensation of $32.9 million for 2014, much higher than any other industry group in the Standard& Poor's 500 index, according to regulatory filings posted in the first four months...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- The rebound in oil prices since mid-March is paying off for holders of corporate bonds of energy companies, and investors are confident that they will outperform Treasuries this year, despite lingering risks. "Treasuries are significantly overpriced in the current market while energy bonds are cheap," said Kevin Dachille, institutional...

  • BOSTON/ WASHINGTON, May 9- Robert Shillman heads a publicly traded American technology company called Cognex Corp with a market value of $4 billion. Shillman said he remains a director of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, whose Jihad Watch website helped organize the cartoon event in a Dallas suburb with activist Pamela Geller's American Freedom Defense...

  • The company has been steadfast in its refusal to combine with Teva and is instead encouraging shareholders to support its own $34 billion unsolicited offer for over-the-counter drugmaker Perrigo Co Plc. Teva said on Tuesday it will move ahead with its plans to acquire Mylan if the Perrigo deal is not completed. Speaking privately to investors this week,...

  • NEW YORK, May 7- Four Bank of America Corp directors on the board's governance committee received unusually small majorities of votes for re-election at this week's annual meeting, according to tallies the company released on Thursday. Shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services had recommended voting against the four directors after...

  • What 'Deflategate' will cost Tom Brady Thursday, 7 May 2015 | 2:23 PM ET
    New England Patriots’ Tom Brady looks on prior to Super Bowl XLIX against the Seattle Seahawks in Glendale, Ariz., Feb. 1, 2015.

    Despite findings that Brady was probably aware of equipment tampering, his cash flow and sponsor support likely will not wane.

  • BOSTON, May 6- Puerto Rico's troubled electric utility on Wednesday asked a U.S. appeals court for an alternative to restructure some $9 billion in debt, saying it would otherwise be at the mercy of U.S. bond funds. The legal battle moved on Wednesday to Boston where lawyers for both sides argued for more than an hour before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First...

  • Where Wall Street money may be headed Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 10:42 AM ET
    Downtown Miami along the Miami River

    Miami and Palm Beach have aggressively courted hedge funds and others to ditch the Northeast for warmer climes, but is it working?

  • Miami skyline

    Entrepreneurs and investors want South Florida to be a technology hub, but they have their work cut out for them.

  • NEW YORK, May 1- The U.S. stock market has struggled for direction of late, but next week's payroll report could confirm whether the recent weakness in data and stock prices is waning as the weather warms, or the start of a longer-term trend. "There are a lot of offsetting trends in the market, which is causing a lot of choppy volatility," said Michael Mullaney, chief...

  • NEW YORK, May 1- A former ally of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Friday pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the George Washington Bridge closure scandal, while two others were indicted- another blow to Christie's image at a time when he is trying to get his presidential campaign off the ground. David Wildstein, a former senior Christie appointee to...

  • NEW YORK, May 1- A former ally of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Friday pleaded guilty to charges related to the George Washington Bridge closure scandal, delivering another blow to Christie's image at a time when he is trying to get his presidential campaign off the ground. David Wildstein, a former senior Christie appointee to the Port Authority of New...