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August 27, 2013                   
08-27-2013 11:44:05 AM

Spanish police arrested former JP Morgan Chase trader Javier Martin-Artajo on Tuesday as he prepares to fight possible extradition to the United States over a $6.2 billion financial scandal at the United States' largest bank. The arrest came after the (...)Read the rest of this entry »....»

08-27-2013 11:54:44 AM

A unit of UBS AG (UBSN.VX) will pay nearly $4.6 million to settle allegations by multiple state securities regulators that unregistered sales assistants accepted clients' orders to buy and sell securities, New Jersey's highest law enforcement agency announced. U.S.-based UBS (...)Read the rest of this entry »....»

08-27-2013 11:51:22 AM

U.S. regulators have asked Nasdaq OMX Group (NDAQ.O) and NYSE Euronext (NYX.N) to come up with a timeline of Thursday's three-hour trading disruption, but the rival exchange operators have been unable to agree on the details, according to several sources familiar with the situation (...)Read the rest of this entry »....»

08-27-2013 11:39:47 AM

A federal judge on Monday threw out Bank of America Corp's (BAC.N) lawsuit against the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp over $1.7 billion of investor losses stemming from the collapses in 2009 of a large regional bank and a large mortgage (...)Read the rest of this entry »...»

08-27-2013 11:35:30 AM

Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK.N) may have to get in line behind former customers of Sentinel Management Group who are seeking to recoup money lost in the futures broker's 2007 collapse, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday. The U.S. (...)Read the rest of this entry »...»

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08-27-2013 12:05:37 PM

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) lost tens of millions of dollars after a computer glitch led to a flood of erroneous options trades last week, a source close to the matter said on Monday. Last Tuesday, an upgrade of Goldman's internal (...)Read the rest of this entry »...»

08-27-2013 12:03:43 PM

UBS Financial Services Inc of Puerto Rico on Monday prevailed in a legal battle over a shareholder derivative lawsuit filed by pension plans in Puerto Rico, when the U.S. Supreme Court formally dismissed the case. The high court had been (...)Read the rest of this entry »...»

08-27-2013 13:18:06 PM

This ain't hard time. Fat-cat financial felon Raj Rajaratnam is kickin' it big in the Big House - with a personal "manservant" at his beck and call, a prison insider tells me. "He's reigning like a king," said the source (...)Read the rest of this entry »...»

08-27-2013 13:21:39 PM

The trustee seeking money for victims of Bernard Madoff has reached a $98 million settlement with Maxam Absolute Return Fund, which fed cash into the imprisoned swindler's Ponzi scheme. The accord, disclosed in court papers filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan (...)Read the rest of this entry »...»

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08-27-2013 08:02:25 AM

Former JPMorgan executive involved with the London Whale Scandal was Caught and Released   Former JPMorgan (JPM) employee Javier Martin-Artajo, who was arrested by Spanish police earlier on Monday in connection to a trading scandal at the bank, has been released from custody, according to a Spanish court source....»

08-27-2013 07:34:00 AM

Tuesday Morning Compliance News Roundup A Bitcoin trade group met yesterday with the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and an array of law-enforcement officials and regulators to discuss oversight of the digital currency....»

08-26-2013 16:50:53 PM

For New York Magazine's Fall Preview issue, we asked 50 local retailers (and e-tailers) which goods they were most excited to stock for the upcoming season. Click through the gallery ahead to see their responses, from bright bike locks and chunky throws to leather aprons and studded ankle boots....»

08-26-2013 16:04:03 PM

Mauricio Dias was being courted by Wall Street.

After losing his job at the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette when it was sold to Credit Suisse, he received a phone call from the office of Hamilton E. James, the executive who had orchestrated the sale, Mr. Dias said. Mr. James was starting a new role as the No. 2 at the Blackstone Group, a big investment firm, and wanted Mr. Dias to join him...»

08-26-2013 13:46:54 PM

Pop star Madonna was the world's top-earning celebrity over the past year, trumping the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg.

The 55-year-old Material Girl made an estimated $125m (£80m) thanks to her MDNA tour, clothing and fragrance lines, according to Forbes....»

08-26-2013 13:04:10 PM

Celine Dion has long been one of the top-earnering women in music, and her real estate portfolio reflects her incredible wealth. Across North America, the grammy-winning diva owns 6 properties. Now, the international superstar has just listed the crown jewel of her real estate holdings - a 5.5 acre, 17,000 square foot estate with water park - for $72 million!.....»

08-26-2013 13:00:41 PM

On a hotel rooftop in Bangkok, dozens of barrels of green liquid bubble under the sun - the latest innovation in urban farming....»

08-26-2013 12:55:53 PM

JCPenney doesn't have Bill Ackman to kick around anymore.

The New York hedge-fund billionaire - who surrendered his seat on the retailer's board this month after picking a public fight with fellow directors over hiring a new CEO - has sold his 18-percent stake in the company.....»

08-26-2013 12:41:10 PM

Imagine a world where a guy can make $12 million in three minutes, where blow jobs are a perk of the gig, dwarfs are tossed to raise employee morale, and inhaling anthills of coke, Scarface style, is encouraged. Now imagine a world where a studio would pass on a movie with a subject that titillating, even if it came tied in a ­Leonardo DiCaprio-and-Martin Scorsese bow....»

08-26-2013 12:39:02 PM

Ari Schochet has grown so accustomed to being sent to jail for missing alimony payments that he goes into a routine......»