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  • NEW YORK— The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. Other measures that would highlight the income gap between CEOs and typical workers are on the way, but governance...

  • MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives brief welcome remarks before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute in Minneapolis 1430 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard gives dinner speech before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth...

  • MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives brief welcome remarks before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute in Minneapolis 1430 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard gives dinner speech before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth...

  • MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives brief welcome remarks before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute in Minneapolis 1430 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard gives dinner speech before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth...

  • MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives brief welcome remarks before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute in Minneapolis 1430 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard gives dinner speech before the first conference of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth...

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Peter Praet will participate in the moderation of a high-level panel on "How to address the still low level of banking integration?" BRUSSELS- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio will give a speech on "Banking union and capital markets union: Interaction and synergies" at the Joint ECB/European Commission...

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Peter Praet will participate in the moderation of a high-level panel on "How to address the still low level of banking integration?" BRUSSELS- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio will give a speech on "Banking union and capital markets union: Interaction and synergies" at the Joint ECB/European Commission...

  • May 18- Billionaire hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman and his firm Omega Advisors Inc agreed on Thursday to pay $4.95 million to settle the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's insider trading lawsuit against them. Omega has also suffered, with assets under management falling to about $3.6 billion as of March 31 from about $5.4 billion when the SEC sued in...

  • May 18- Billionaire hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman and his firm Omega Advisors Inc agreed on Thursday to pay $4.95 million to settle the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's insider trading lawsuit against them. Omega has also suffered, with assets under management falling to about $3.6 billion as of March 31 from about $5.4 billion when the SEC sued in...

  • NEW YORK— Few media titans can claim a lasting legacy. Ailes died after a fall at his Palm Beach, Florida, home on May 10 caused bleeding on the brain, the Palm Beach County Medical Examiner's Office said. He was taken to a hospital by attending paramedics, the Palm Beach Police Department said.

  • NEW YORK— Roger Ailes, the communications maestro who transformed television news and America's political conversation by creating and ruling Fox News Channel for two decades before being ousted last year for alleged sexual harassment, died Thursday, according to his wife, Elizabeth Ailes. A former GOP operative to candidates including Richard Nixon,...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- U.S. That came after the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday named former FBI chief Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate alleged Russian interference in the election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. The risk going forward is that this thing goes on and on and we dont have a resolution, which means the new...

  • SeaWorld and Sesame Workshop, which run decades-old educational and entertainment brands trying to adjust to 21st century tastes, are extending their almost-four-decade partnership through 2031.. During that time, SeaWorld will build a second Sesame Place theme park to complement its existing location outside Philadelphia, open a Sesame Street land in...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Executive Board Member Yves Mersch and Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann deliver speeches at a symposium on payment systems of the Bundesbank. FRANKFURT- ECB governing council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Mersch will give speech on "Vision 2020 of the...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Executive Board Member Yves Mersch and Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann deliver speeches at a symposium on payment systems of the Bundesbank. FRANKFURT- ECB governing council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Mersch will give speech on "Vision 2020 of the...

  • CARLSTADT, N.J.— Authorities have released the name of a crew member killed along with a colleague when the plane they were flying crashed this week at a small airport outside New York City. Bergen County officials said Wednesday that 33- year-old Jeffrey Alino was co-piloting the Learjet that crashed Monday afternoon in an industrial area near Teterboro...

  • Massachusetts, New York City and Philadelphia have passed laws that bar employers from asking applicants about their salary history. And several states, including California, Mississippi and Pennsylvania, have proposed similar legislation this year. "I would not be surprised if we see other states and cities consider it," says Christine Hendrickson, an...

  • NEW YORK— When Snapchat went public this year, it was a reminder to many small business owners that they need to be part of the social media evolution. There's no' one size fits all,' "says Michelle Vroom, whose eponymous public relations company in the Philadelphia suburb of Horsham advises small businesses on how to use social media. "They need to think about where...

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Urban Outfitters Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $11.9 million. The average estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 16 cents per share. Urban Outfitters shares have fallen 28 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased 7 percent.

  • RONKONKOMA, N.Y.— Smoke in the cockpit forced an American Eagle flight to return to an airport on New York's Long Island. Newsday reports that the flight was carrying 40 passengers to Philadelphia. The Federal Aviation Administration says the twin-engine turboprop de Havilland DH8 landed safely at Long Island MacArthur Airport before 7 a.m. Tuesday.