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Twitter icon on a smartphone. (AP Photo/dpa, Soeren Stache, File)

NYSE holds ‘successful’ dry run for Twitter IPO

The New York Stock Exchange says its test run of Twitter’s initial public offering on Saturday was a success, as the exchange takes pains to avoid the technical problems that marred Facebook’s debut. While the […]

10/26/2013

SEC considers allowing startups to “crowdfund”

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Startup companies would be able to sell stock over the Internet to small-time investors under rules put forth Wednesday by federal regulators. So-called “crowdfunding” has been popular for years now for […]

10/23/2013

The exterior view of JPMorgan Chase offices in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Govt, JPMorgan reach tentative deal

WASHINGTON (AP) – JPMorgan Chase & Co. has tentatively agreed to pay $13 billion to settle allegations surrounding the quality of mortgage-backed securities it sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, a person […]

10/20/2013

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban at an NBA game in Dallas on March 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Mike Fuentes, File)

Jury says Cuban did not commit insider trading

DALLAS (AP) — Mark Cuban won a years-long fight with the federal government Wednesday when jurors said that the billionaire basketball owner did not commit insider-trading when he sold his shares in an Internet company […]

10/16/2013

The exterior view of JPMorgan Chase offices in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

JPMorgan pays $100M, admits fault in London trades

WASHINGTON (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay a $100 million penalty and admitted that its traders acted “recklessly” during a series of London trades that ultimately cost the bank $6 billion. […]

10/16/2013

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban walks into the Earle Cabell Federal Courthouse for closing arguments with his lawyers. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox)

Jury deliberations begin in Mark Cuban trial

DALLAS (AP) — Jurors in the federal government’s insider-trading lawsuit against billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban picked as their leader a woman who said she served on a jury that acquitted a defendant accused […]

10/16/2013

Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball team owner and business man Mark Cuban at the federal courthouse in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Focus on video testimony as Cuban case winds down

DALLAS (AP) — The government’s insider-trading case against billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is heading toward the final buzzer. After six days of testimony, closing arguments are expected Tuesday afternoon in federal court […]

10/14/2013

Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball team owner and business man Mark Cuban at the federal courthouse in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Mark Cuban says he won’t be bullied by SEC

DALLAS (AP) — Mark Cuban says he learned he was being sued for insider trading when he turned on CNBC one day “and I was the headline.” The billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner told jurors […]

10/07/2013

Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball team owner and business man Mark Cuban at the federal courthouse in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Cuban, gov’t lawyer spar at insider-trading trial

DALLAS (AP) — Mark Cuban says he’s a follow-the-rules investor who checked with his broker to make sure that his 2004 sale of stock in an Internet company was legal. Cuban testified Thursday that he […]

10/03/2013

A Twitter icon on the display of a smartphone. (AP Photo/dpa, Soeren Stache, file)

Twitter unseals IPO papers, hopes to raise $1B

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has unsealed the documents for its planned initial public offering of stock and says it hopes to raise up to $1 billion. The company is also revealing for the first […]

10/03/2013

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