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*Buybacks' tailwind may be slowing. NEW YORK, Nov 20- With just over a month remaining in a year that has seen the S&P 500 rocket to new records, one of the rally's drivers could have peaked: stock buybacks. In the last few years, major U.S. companies, including IBM, Apple and Exxon Mobil have dramatically boosted share repurchases.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?
LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Nov 18 (Reuters)- Linda Woodford spent the last 15 years of her career inserting phony numbers in the U.S. Department of Defense's accounts.
Visit any American city and it doesn't take a whole lot of imagination to see where its greatness came from—however faded it may seem to be.
Chattanooga has made a comeback over the last 5 years thanks to investing in high-speed broadband. In the process, it has wooed $4 billion in foreign investment.
Federal and state funding cutbacks are challenging Main Street. The future of America is at stake since cities contribute more than 90 percent to GDP.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
NEW YORK, Nov 14- An expert witness testified on Thursday that Bank of America Corp's proposed $8.5 billion settlement with mortgage bond investors is "not reasonable" and rife with conflicts of interest, as opponents made a final push to derail the deal.
NEW YORK, Nov 14- An expert witness testified on Thursday that Bank of America Corp's proposed $8.5 billion settlement with mortgage bond investors is rife with conflicts of interest, as opponents made a final push to derail the deal.
Nov 12- Global Aviation Holdings Inc may not be a household name, but it should be familiar to bankruptcy lawyers. Global Aviation or previous incarnations filed bankruptcies in 2004 and 2006 in the Southern District of Indiana and last year in the Eastern District of New York.
Nov 12- Global Aviation Holdings Inc, the largest commercial provider of charter air transportation for the U.S. military, filed for bankruptcy protection early on Tuesday, just months after emerging out of its prior reorganization process.
The state of New Jersey granted its first online gambling licenses to several big international gaming companies on Friday, dramatically speeding their re-entry to the lucrative U.S. market. New Jersey joins Nevada and Delaware in permitting online poker and it is more populous than those states.
Nov 8- Apollo Tyres Ltd did not breach its obligation to close its $2.5 billion buyout of Cooper Tire& Rubber Co last month as originally agreed, a Delaware judge ruled on Friday. Judge Sam Glasscock rejected Cooper's allegations that Apollo was intentionally dragging its feet in talks with the United Steel Workers as an excuse to cut the deal's price.
LONDON, Nov 8- Online gaming group bwin.party Digital Entertainment has been given permission to start offering gambling in New Jersey, the third and potentially most lucrative U.S. state to allow internet betting.
WASHINGTON, Nov 5- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a case of warring legal doctrines raised by a heart pacemaker patent fight between giant medical devices company Medtronic Inc and privately owned Mirowski Family Ventures LLC.
WILMINGTON, Del., Nov 5- Cooper Tire& Rubber Co's partner in a Chinese joint venture was exploring a bid for the fourth-largest U.S. tire maker when Cooper struck a deal with an Indian suitor, Cooper's chief executive told a court on Tuesday.
WILMINGTON, Del., Nov 4- Cooper Tire& Rubber Co of the United States and Apollo Tyres Ltd of India should be enjoying a honeymoon. The result is a lawsuit in Delaware's Court of Chancery in which Cooper, which has 13,000 employees worldwide, is seeking a court order to close the deal.