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Dealing With Phibro: The Best Choice for Citigroup

New York Times Blogs – Selling a controlling stake in Phibro won’t cut it for Citigroup, Breakingviews writes. Sure, it would probably quell some of the uproar around the flashpoint that put Citi’s full ownership of Phibro, a commodities trading […]

Darling warns banks of return to risk-taking

Times Online – Alistair Darling has warned that he will impose tougher regulation to avoid a repeat of the banking crisis amid fears of a return of the bonus-driven, risk-taking culture in the City. The Chancellor told The Independent newspaper […]

Star commodities traders ditch banks for hedge funds

Reuters – Star commodity traders, once synonymous with high-profile banks, are leaving for little-known investment firms that let them work and earn in ways iconic Wall Street firms no longer can. The financial crisis and its amplifying threat on risk […]

Star commodities traders ditch banks for hedge funds

Reuters – Star commodity traders, once synonymous with high-profile banks, are leaving for little-known investment firms that let them work and earn in ways iconic Wall Street firms no longer can. The financial crisis and its amplifying threat on risk […]

GLG hedge fund executives reduce their salaries to $1

Financial Times – The top three executives at GLG Partners, until recently Europe’s biggest hedge fund, have cut their salaries to $1 (69p) as the global financial turmoil puts pressure on senior managers to waive their pay. Noam Gottesmann and […]

EDF close to buying half of Constellation

Reuters – Electricite de France SA is close to an agreement to buy half the nuclear power business of Constellation Energy Group Inc (CEG.N) for $4.5 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the situation. Approval by Constellation‘s board, subject […]

GE to raise $15 billion, Buffett gets preferred stake

Reuters – General Electric Co plans to raise $15 billion through stock sales — including $3 billion from Warren Buffett — to improve liquidity and give it the option of more acquisitions at a time of intense market turmoil, the […]

Chinese fund manager wins Warren Buffett lunch

Reuters India- A Chinese fund manager has won a lunch with famed U.S. investor Warren Buffett after bidding $2.11 million for the opportunity in a charity auction, more than three times what the lunch fetched last year. Zhao Danyang, who […]

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