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  • Bank of America's fourth-quarter profit jumped 47 percent from a year ago as the nation's largest consumer bank benefited from higher interest rates and lower expenses. The Charlotte, North Carolina- based bank said it earned a profit of $4.34 billion after payments to preferred shareholders, or 40 cents per share, up from $2.95 billion, or 27 cents a share, in the...

  • AIG, the largest commercial insurer in the United States and Canada, said it would get $2.2 billion in cash, $250 million in Arch Capital's perpetual preferred stock and $975 million in non-voting common-equivalent preferred stock from the sale of United Guaranty Corp.. The Wall Street Journal first reported AIG's deal with Bermuda- based Arch Capital...

  • Aug 15- American International Group Inc said on Monday it would sell its mortgage-guaranty unit to Arch Capital Group Ltd for about $3.4 billion. AIG, the largest commercial insurer in the United States and Canada, said it would get $2.2 billion in cash, $250 million in Arch Capital's perpetual preferred stock and $975 million in non-voting common-equivalent...

  • SAO PAULO, July 26- Energisa SA, Brazil's sixth-largest power distributor, is expected on Tuesday to price an offering of units at 18.50 reais each, closer to the upper end of a suggested range, two sources familiar with the deal said. The company is seeking to place 61.5 million units, a blend of common and preferred shares, in the offering. According to the sources, who...

  • July 25- E* Trade Financial Corp said on Monday it would buy the parent of online brokerage OptionsHouse for $725 million in cash. E* Trade, which operates a discount broker-dealer and a bank, said it intends to help finance the deal by issuing up to $400 million of preferred stock. The deal for Aperture New Holdings Inc is expected to close in the fourth quarter, the...

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  • The Apple Store in Los Angeles, California.

    David Einhorn reiterated his arguments that a judge should block a shareholder vote on Apple's proposal to eliminate its ability to issue preferred shares without investor approval.

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    Dodge Dorland, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer, Landor & Fuest Capital Managers says activist investor David Einhorn has a good point and that Apple is going against its longer term goal to distribute cash back to its shareholders.

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    Andrew Tonner, Technology and Media Financial Editor at The Motley Fool tells you why Apple is the most misunderstood stock.

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    Preferred stocks are a special class of investments that have several unique features. Those features often make them confusing to investors. So what exactly are preferred stocks? CNBC explains.