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  • Waldorf becomes most expensive hotel ever sold Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    The famed Waldorf Astoria hotel, famously called "the greatest of them all," is now the most expensive of them all, after selling for $1.95 billion.

  • Who will change the world in the next 25 years? Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 7:01 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook

    Meet a contingent of leaders and innovators that CNBC believes will have the greatest influence on business and society in 25 years.

  • Jonathan Gray Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 6:18 AM ET

    Global head of real estate, Blackstone Group

  • NEW YORK, Oct 2- Mortgage credit remains. For example, at Boston- based real-estate lender Edward Voccola& Co. clients who borrow to buy rental properties must simply provide identification, the property address and the expected annual rent. The Mortgage Bankers Association's Mortgage Credit Availability Index, which measures the ease of obtaining a home loan,...

  • Vivint, which is controlled by Blackstone Group LP, and SolarCity allow homeowners to lease solar systems rather than buying them outright, helping fuel the growth. SolarCity controls more than a third of the U.S. residential solar market, with Vivint trailing with a 15 percent share.

  • New debt crisis fear: Subprime auto loans Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    Investigations into lending practices and concerns about the exits of investors have some warning that trouble could lie ahead.

  • Oct 1- Shares of Vivint Solar Inc, the second-largest installer of residential solar panels in the United States, rose as much as 9 percent in their market debut on the New York Stock Exchange, valuing the company at about $1.84 billion.

  • Vivint Solar shares rise as much as 9 pct in debut Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 10:04 AM ET

    Oct 1- Shares of Vivint Solar Inc, the second-largest installer of residential solar panels in the United States, rose as much as 9 percent in their market debut on the New York Stock Exchange, valuing the company at about $1.84 billion.

  • Fed caution about rate hike right move: Ray Dalio Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 9:55 AM ET
    Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates

    Ray Dalio, founder of the world's biggest hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, says the Fed should wait for inflation signs before hiking interest rates.

  • Vivint Solar prices IPO Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 8:24 PM ET

    Sept 30- Residential solar panel installer Vivint Solar Inc priced its initial public offering at $16 per share, valuing the Blackstone Group LP- backed company at $1.68 billion.

  • How Hong Kong protests affect the big money Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 2:16 PM ET
    Student protesters chant pro-democracy slogans on the streets on September 30, 2014 in Hong Kong.

    Hedge funds and other big money managers in Hong Kong aren't panicking about the democracy protests sweeping the city.

  • Sept 29- Computer Sciences Corp has contacted private equity firms including Blackstone Group LP and Bain Capital LLC to gauge their interest in a leveraged buyout, Bloomberg reported. The talks are at an early stage and may not result in a deal, according to people with knowledge of the matter, Bloomberg said.

  • Sept 26- Lawyers who persuaded seven private equity firms to pay $590.5 million to settle lawsuits accusing them of conspiring to depress the prices of corporate buyouts before the financial crisis are seeking fees of about $195 million for their work.

  • Travelport raised about $480 million after its offering of 30 million shares was priced at $16 per share, the top end of the expected range of $14- $16. Travelport, which provides a travel commerce platform and technology services to travel agents, airlines, hotels and car rental companies, sold all of the shares on offer.

  • Travelport is offering all the 30 million shares in the IPO and, at the expected pricing, will raise up to $480 million, it said in a regulatory filing.

  • Sept 11- Travelport Worldwide Ltd, a provider of booking and transaction platforms for the travel industry, expects its initial public offering to raise up to $480 million, the Blackstone Group LP- backed company said in a regulatory filing.

  • June 4 (Reuters)- Travelport Worldwide Ltd, a provider of booking and transaction platforms for the travel industry, backed by private equity firm Blackstone Group LP, filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock.

  • June 4- Travelport Worldwide Ltd, a provider of booking and transaction platforms for the travel industry, backed by private equity firm Blackstone Group LP, filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock.

  • Sept 25- Travelport Worldwide Ltd's shares rose as much as 10.6 percent in their market debut, valuing the provider of booking and payment services to the travel industry at about $2.13 billion.

  • Travelport IPO priced at top of range, raising $480 mln Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 7:21 PM ET

    Travelport is offering all the 30 million shares in the IPO, raising $480 million. Travelport, which has about a 37 percent stake in online travel company Orbitz Worldwide Inc, scrapped its plans to list in London in 2010, citing poor market conditions.