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  • NEW YORK, June 25- A former driver for Raj Rajaratnam has sued the one-time billionaire, claiming he was fired for complaining about secret wire transfers the founder of the Galleon Group hedge fund made to fellow prisoners following his conviction for insider trading.

  • Chinese tycoon invites homeless to lunch     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 6:44 AM ET

    Mogul Chen Guangbiao is hoping to improve U.S.-China relations by hosting a charity lunch for several hundred poor Americans in New York City's Central Park, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.

  • *Samwer brothers have raised 3- 4 bln euros for Rocket. BERLIN, June 24- Rocket Internet, the German venture capital group behind dozens of online start-ups, will aim to raise new capital to help it grow rather than see current owners cash out if it decides to proceed with a listing, sources close to the matter said.

  • SYDNEY, June 24- Australian billionaire Solomon Lew effectively ended a 17- year standoff with South Africa's Woolworths Holdings Ltd on Tuesday with a deal that will have the department store firm buy him out of two investments at a massive profit.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 23- A group of influential Internet moguls aim to fix what they refer to as the "big money problem" in Washington politics by, well, raising cash.

  • SYDNEY, June 24- South Africa's Woolworths Holdings Ltd offered on Tuesday to buy the 12 percent of Australian clothes retailer Country Road Ltd it does not already own from billionaire Solomon Lew for A $213 million.

  • SYDNEY, June 24- South Africa's Woolworths Holdings Ltd offered on Tuesday to buy the 12 percent of Australian clothes retailer Country Road Ltd it does not already own from billionaire Solomon Lew for A $213 million.

  • June 23- U.S. authorities have sought information from Dean Foods Co and Clorox Co in connection with an insider-trading investigation of billionaire investor Carl Icahn, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 22- Argentina is considering making an initial payment to "holdout" creditors before asking to extend negotiations to officially reach a settlement next January to avert a disastrous debt default, a leading local newspaper said on Sunday.

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 22- Argentina is considering making an initial payment to "holdout" creditors before asking to extend negotiations to officially reach a settlement next January to avert a disastrous debt default, a leading local newspaper said on Sunday.

  • The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday that Argentina could not continue to pay creditors who agreed to restructure their bonds after its 2001-02 default on $100 billion in debt unless it also paid $1.33 billion to the holdouts demanding full payment.

  • NEW YORK, June 20- Argentina may hyperventilate about greedy hedge funds right up to and past the point of another default on $100 billion of bonds, but posturing and talk won't stop events beyond its control from forcing a settlement with holdout bondholders, whether it's next week, next month or next year, experts said.

  • Oracle slumps, Carmax surges after results. NEW YORK, June 20- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, pushing the Dow and the S&P 500 to record levels and setting the benchmark index up to score its fourth weekly advance over the past five.

  • *Oracle slumps, Carmax surges after results. NEW YORK, June 20- U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, lifting the S&P index to a third straight intraday high and its sixth day of gains, with the benchmark index also poised to notch its fourth weekly advance over the past five.

  • *Oracle slumps in premarket after results. *Carmax surges in premarket after earnings. *Oracle Corp shares were down 6.3 percent to $39.82 before the opening bell after it posted fourth-quarter results that disappointed investors looking for more progress against rivals selling web-based services.

  • US STOCKS-Futures flat after five-day winning streak Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 7:50 AM ET

    *Oracle slumps in premarket after results. NEW YORK, June 20- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday, on the heels of a five-day rally in the S&P 500 that sent the benchmark index to its latest record high, putting it on track for its fourth weekly gain in the last five.

  • June 19- Midstream energy company Targa Resources Corp said on Thursday it is no longer in discussions with Energy Transfer Equity LP, the pipeline company controlled by billionaire Kelcy Warren, regarding a deal.

  • June 19- Activist investor Carl Icahn asked struggling retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc to put itself up for sale immediately, threatening a proxy war to replace the company's entire board if a sale process was not started.

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 19- Argentina hasn't prepared a team to go to New York to negotiate with holdout bondholders, Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich said on Thursday, casting doubt over whether it will seek a deal to stave off a debt default.

  • New airport plan for Mexico City eyes 6 runways - sources Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 10:39 AM ET

    MEXICO CITY, June 19- Mexico is reviewing design plans for a new 120 billion peso Mexico City airport which will eventually have six runways and should begin operating by 2018, according to sources familiar with the plan.