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  • Cablevision CEO wants New York cable deal Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 3:07 PM ET

    Cablevision CEO James Dolan was speaking on a stage Wednesday with CEOs of most of the country's biggest cable companies, excepting Comcast, at an event at an industry trade show in Chicago. Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable recently fell apart because of regulators' concerns about the combined company's power over the Internet and the growing...

  • The FAA has been under intense pressure from industry and Congress to allow beyond-line-of-sight operations. Reuters first reported last week that the FAA is in talks with drone manufacturers and operators about testing beyond-line-of-sight drone systems, and an announcement is expected as soon as this week. "We anticipate receiving valuable data from...

  • Sheila Bair named president of private Maryland college Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 2:27 PM ET

    CHESTERTOWN, Md.— Sheila Bair, who led the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. during the financial crisis, has been named president of Maryland's Washington College, a private liberal arts school. Bair was appointed by President George W. Bush in 2006 as FDIC chairwoman, becoming one of the key regulators shaping the government's response to the crisis that struck...

  • The FAA has been under intense pressure from industry and Congress to allow beyond-line-of-sight operations. The FAA is in talks with drone manufacturers and operators about testing beyond-line-of-sight drone systems, and an announcement is expected as soon as this week. "We anticipate receiving valuable data from each of these trials that could result in...

  • Lake Forest, Illinois- based Akorn sent the letter in March to attorney general's offices in states including Alabama, Florida, Ohio, Oregon and Texas. Akorn strongly objects to the use of its products in capital punishment, and using the drugs for lethal injection violates federal drug regulations and may also violate federal drug laws, the company said in the...

  • WASHINGTON, May 6- The chairman of the Senate Banking Committee is pushing ahead with a bill to ease rules across sections of the financial industry after the first round of efforts to work with his Democratic counterpart failed. The bill could also seek to ease regulations on regional banks such as Comerica Inc and insurers such as Allstate Corp and curb the...

  • Restaurant chain operator Wingstop files for IPO Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 12:33 PM ET

    May 6- Restaurant chain operator Wingstop Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday to raise up to $86.25 million in an initial public offering of its common stock. The company has spread its wings to Indonesia, Mexico, the Philippines, Russia and Singapore, housing a total of 41 franchised restaurants outside the United States. Morgan Stanley, Jefferies and...

  • Casino project owners, investors vetted by regulators Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 12:16 PM ET

    BOSTON— State gambling regulators on Wednesday approved the developers of a proposed Brockton casino, setting the stage for a referendum next week that will determine the fate of the $650 million project. Robert Kelly, a representative for the Brockton development team, said Wednesday's vote wasn't surprising since a majority of the individuals and...

  • Wall Street watchdog calls out LPL for risky ETFs Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 10:58 AM ET
    Mark Casady, chairman and chief executive officer of LPL Financial Authority.

    Financial company must pay $11.7 million for "widespread supervisory failures."

  • HONG KONG, May 6- China has more than tripled the number of central government owned firms allowed to trade commodities derivatives overseas without regulator approval, sources told Reuters, in a move that will give China more clout in global markets for metals, energy and agricultural products. "This will boost trading by Chinese companies, energy in...

  • BRUSSELS, May 6- EU regulators will investigate whether electronics and digital content companies illegally curb cross-border online sales, the EU's antitrust chief said on Wednesday, a move likely to affect both e-commerce giant Amazon and traditional retailers. The inquiry into the retail sector is part of a broader strategy by the European Commission to...

  • BRUSSELS, May 6- European Union antitrust regulators opened an investigation into cross-border e-commerce on Wednesday in a move aimed at removing borders to online sales as part of a broad strategy to overhaul the bloc's digital market. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager had announced her intention in March to open the sector inquiry. 1/...

  • LAS VEGAS, May 6- Daimler has been granted a licence by the U.S. state of Nevada to test self-driving trucks on public roads, as the United States and Europe race to establish a regulatory framework for autonomous vehicles. While companies such as Google have dominated the headlines with advances in driverless cars, Daimler board member Wolfgang Bernhard told...

  • JPMorgan gets SEC subpoenas over mutual fund sales Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 5:11 AM ET

    May 6- JPMorgan Chase& Co said it has received subpoenas from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over how it sells its mutual funds. Other government authorities and a self-regulatory organization, apart from the SEC, are also seeking information about the bank's use of proprietary products in its wealth-management business, JPMorgan said in a...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Google, Yahoo and other major technology companies are far more inclined to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers or executives, according to a study released Wednesday. Ascend, a group focused on Asian business issues, based its conclusions on 2013 data filed with U.S. employment regulators by five Silicon...

  • Bankers, regulators sound warning siren on bonds Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    Representative Barney Frank, a Democrat from Massachusetts.

    Wall Street chieftains, huge investment firms and top bank regulators are warning that the world's bond markets are in danger of breaking down. The NYT reports.

  • US gives farmers approval to spray crops from drones Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 8:36 PM ET

    The drone, called the RMAX, is a remotely piloted helicopter that weighs 207 pounds, said Steve Markofski, a spokesman for Yamaha Corp. U.S.A., which developed the aircraft. The FAA approved it for the U.S. on Friday. The drone is best suited for precision spraying on California's rolling vineyards and places that are hard to reach from the ground or with larger,...

  • May 5- Ride-hailing service Uber on Tuesday said it ceased operations in Kansas after the state legislature decided to override Governor Sam Brownback's veto of a bill that will impose stricter regulations on ride-hailing services. The Kansas Senate on Tuesday voted 96-25 to override Brownback's veto of the Kansas Transportation Network Company...

  • 5 years after Dow's flash crash: What has changed

    Sayena Mostowfi, principal and head of U.S. equities research at TABB Group, discusses the lessons learned from the 2010 ¿flash crash¿ that sent the blue-chip Dow plummeting nearly 1,000 points.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, May 5- Brazil's securities industry regulator accused the former board of state-run oil producer Petrobras of setting a fuel pricing policy that misguided investors and hurt the company. The former board, chaired for years by then-Finance Minister Guido Mantega, approved a $221 billion, 2014-2018 investment program with specific debt...