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Will Alibaba Eventually Buy Yahoo Spinoff?
A Bloomberg columnist proposes an interesting endgame for Yahoo's latest move to capitalize on its Alibaba share holdings.
Strong Dollar Deflates Earnings
Blue chips, including P&G, Dupont, and Pfizer, feel the effects of "unprecedented currency devaluations."
Durable Goods Down; Home Sales, Confidence Up
What message are economic data sending? It's hard to tell.
Risk & Compliance
Mortgage Loan Servicer Under Siege
Mortgage-backed securities investors jump on the bandwagon and accuse Ocwen Financial of mishandling loan modifications.
S&P Downgrades Russia’s Credit Rating to Junk
The credit rating agency cut its projection of Russia's annual economic growth to 0.5% for the next four years and called monetary policy less flexible.
Data Security Fight Requires Alliances
An IBM systems security executive says organizations must think beyond their own companies and fight hacktivists across entire industry "ecosystems."
Coinbase Opens First Licensed U.S. Bitcoin Exchange
Backed by the New Stock Exchange, the Coinbase exchange has approval to operate in about two dozen states.
Reinsurers Agree on $11B Merger
Combined, reinsurers AXIS Capital Holdings and PartnerRe will have cash and invested assets of more than $33 billion.
UPS Profit Hit By Costs of ‘High Quality’ Holiday Service
The delivery service muscled up for Christmas to avoid delivery problems, but demand came in below expectations.
SkyMall Publisher Lands in Chapter 11
Electronic-device use on airplanes helped doom the in-fight shopping catalog.
Engineering Firm Settles Qatari Bribery Charge
Executive of Tampa, Fla.-based firm offered foreign officials bribes to get access to sealed-bid information on government contracts, says the SEC.
Out of the Frying Pan …
Activist Carl Icahn pushes for governance changes at upcoming spinoffs from eBay and Gannett that would leave them vulnerable to takeovers.
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