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Isn't one Internet enough?

The late linguistics and political columnist William Safire used to write delightfully about retronyms—words or expressions that change because newer versions of the object or concept they describe render the original obsolete. 517 more words

Tech

The Feds Are Going After Angelo Mozilo -- Bank of America braced for $17bn settlement over mortgages case

Countrywide Financial Corp. co-founder Angelo Mozilo hasn’t entirely escaped prosecutors’ wrath for his company’s risky lending. A U.S. government task force wielding an innovative legal strategy plans to bring a civil case against him over the excesses of the subprime-mortgage boom. 975 more words

Trade

SEC: Colorado Woman Defrauded Investors Of $800,000

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is suing a former Colorado Springs woman for allegedly defrauding investors in several states of nearly $800,000 in a smartphone venture. 95 more words

News

Auditors under increased scrutiny as PwC fined US$25M for 'improperly altered' report

Auditors have once again been thrust into the spotlight, with fresh penalties meted out Monday against one firm as such “gatekeepers” come under increased scrutiny in the United States and Canada. 689 more words

FP Street

Spiderwoman Brings Hope to Winklevoss Twins’ Bitcoin ETF

By Christopher Condon

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are fighting for approval from regulators for their proposed bitcoin exchange-traded fund. They stand a chance because Spiderwoman is on the case. 1,607 more words

Business

Bill Ackman's Pershing Square says it welcomes SEC review of Allergan takeover tactics

Pershing Square Capital Management LP, which teamed with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. to bid for Allergan Inc., said it welcomes a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission review of its takeover tactics and defended them. 439 more words

Investing

SEC allows Pimco Total Return ETF to trade derivatives

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approved the use of derivatives in Pacific Investment Management Co.’s Total Return exchange-traded fund, allowing it to more closely track the world’s biggest bond mutual fund. 149 more words

ETFs