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CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports from Chen Guangbiao's charity lunch in Central Park. Guangbiao is a recycling tycoon, one of the richest people in China, and now says he wants to buy the Wall Street Journal.
June 24- Lagardere SCA's Hachette Book Group said it would buy Perseus Books Group, keeping the books business of the sixth-largest U.S. publisher and selling the client services businesses to Ingram Content Group.
June 24- Hachette Book Group is close to buying Perseus Books Group, the sixth-largest U.S. publisher, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
June 24- Used-car retailer CarMax Inc's advertisements promising its vehicles undergo quality checks are deceptive as it does not fix cars recalled by automakers before reselling them, 11 consumer groups said in a petition to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the New York Times reported.
NEW YORK/ BUENOS AIRES, June 22- Argentina splashed advertisements in leading U.S. newspapers over the weekend to make its case in the ongoing debt saga, slamming holdout creditors and arguing court rulings could force the country into another catastrophic default.
The news was first reported by the New York Times, citing a report from CoinDesk, an online website devoted to Bitcoin. FBI seized the bitcoins during a raid in October on the Internet marketplace Silk Road, known as a hub for transactions involving illegal drugs and criminal activities.
"We all feel strongly that something should be done and we should get on with this," said William Ruckelshaus, the first EPA chief, who served under EPA founder, President Richard Nixon, and again under Ronald Reagan.
NEW YORK, June 17- While the New York Times Co has shrunk by more than half in the past eight years, the compensation of the top three executives at the company has held steady.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet disclosed that he had a malignant tumor on his kidney that was removed over the weekend.
June 16- Newly appointed New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet disclosed in a memo to staff on Monday that he had a malignant tumor on his kidney that required "immediate attention" and that it had been removed. Baquet and a spokeswoman for the New York Times Co were not immediately available to comment.
June 16- Capital One Financial Corp has agreed to fundamentally change the way it uses consumer database, ChexSystems, to restrict only customers who land in the database for fraud, the New York Times reported, citing people briefed on the matter.
Discussing how unrest in Iraq is weighing on the U.S. stock market and if investors should be concerned, with James Stewart, columnist for The New York Times.
James Stewart, The New York Times, discusses his column about the appeals court ruling that reversed Judge Jed Rakoff's rejection of an SEC settlement with Citigroup.
NEW YORK, May 30- The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating possible insider trading involving billionaire investor Carl Icahn, golfer Phil Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, a source familiar with the matter said. Spokespeople for Mickelson, the FBI and the SEC declined to comment.
NEW YORK, June 2- Questions about how to apply securities law to activist investors could complicate any potential insider trading case against billionaire Carl Icahn, pro-golfer Phil Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, legal experts said.
June 12- Golf star Phil Mickelson was not involved in insider trading in the shares of Clorox Co when billionaire investor Carl Icahn was attempting an unsolicited takeover of the consumer products company in 2011, the New York Times reported, citing people briefed on the probe.
June 11- Golf star Phil Mickelson was not involved in insider trading in the shares of Clorox Co while billionaire investor Carl Icahn was attempting an unsolicited takeover of the consumer products company in 2011, the New York Times reported, citing people briefed on the probe.
*Bank of America shares biggest drag on S&P 500. *World Bank cuts global 2014 outlook. NEW YORK, June 11- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the Dow breaking a four-day string of record closing highs, following the World Bank's reduction of its global growth forecast.
*Bank of America shares biggest drag on S&P 500. *World Bank cuts global 2014 outlook. NEW YORK, June 11- U.S. stocks dropped on Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 pulling back from recent record highs, following the World Bank's reduction of its global growth forecast.