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March 13- General Electric Co's North American retail finance business filed with U.S. regulators to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock. The business will operate under a new name, Synchrony Financial, GE said in a statement.
COPENHAGEN, March 13- Shares in Danish outsourcing company ISS jumped by more than 15 percent from the offer price after they returned to the Copenhagen stock market on Thursday.
The euro hit a fresh 2-1/2-year peak on Thursday amid underlying bullishness towards the single currency stemming from diminished expectations for easing by the European Central Bank.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $17.28. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 45 or. 9 percent, to $47.98. Goldman Sachs fell$. 17 or. 1 percent, to $169.72.
NEW YORK, March 12- Over the next decade, Wall Street banks will cut in half the proportion of support staff they have in pricey cities like New York and London and shift those workers to less expensive cities in the developing world, according to a projection by consulting firm Johnson Associates Inc..
SAO PAULO, March 12- The hiring of three top bankers of BR Partners Banco do Investimento SA by New York- based Moelis& Co LLC was "improper and unethical," Ricardo Lacerda, chief executive officer of the Brazilian investment bank, said on Wednesday, adding that BR Partners is considering possible action.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $17.30. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 47 or 1.0 percent, to $47.96. Goldman Sachs fell$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $169.77.
District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan came in one of the highest-profile cases brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in response to the events leading up to the 2008 financial crisis. The SEC had sought to recoup $1.15 million from Tourre, including a $910,000 fine plus ill-gotten gains and interest.
A U.S. judge ordered former trader Fabrice Tourre to pay more than $825,000 after a jury found him liable for defrauding investors.
Pushing Fannie and Freddie private is a good thing for investors — and GDP growth. Why should the government stop there?, asks Michael Yoshikami.
HONG KONG, March 12- China's largest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding has agreed to buy a controlling stake in ChinaVision Media Group Ltd for $804 mln, giving it access to TV and movie content as competition in the world's biggest Internet market becomes increasingly cutthroat.
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 20 or 1.1 percent, to $17.27. Citigroup Inc. fell $1.14 or 2.3 percent, to $48.43. Goldman Sachs fell $3.62 or 2.1 percent, to $169.89.
March 11- A former analyst for hedge fund Two Sigma Investments LLC was indicted in New York on Tuesday on state charges he stole information about the fund's confidential computer trading models.
SAO PAULO, March 11- Moelis& Co LLC, the financial firm founded by banker Ken Moelis, opened an office in Brazil on Tuesday, the latest move by an independent investment bank into the merger and acquisitions business in Latin America's biggest economy.
Turney Duff chronicled his spectacular rise and fall on Wall Street in "The Buy Side." Here, he offers 10 tips for those young traders climbing the Wall Street ladder now.
Trading firm Virtu Financial says it expects to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering.
Bank of America Corp. rose$. 14 or. 8 percent, to $17.47. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $49.57. Goldman Sachs fell$. 75 or. 4 percent, to $173.51.
March 10- Germany has granted Northwest Biotherapeutics Inc special permission to sell its experimental brain cancer drug in the country, the company said, and its stock jumped as much as 36 percent.
*Each company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. FMC's shares rose as much as 8 percent to a life-high of $83.94 on Monday on the New York Stock Exchange.
March 10- Minerals Technologies Inc said on Monday it would buy Amcol International Corp, which produces a type of clay used in everything from cosmetics to oil drilling, for about $1.7 billion as Imerys SA bowed out of a month-long bidding war.