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Stanford whereabouts unknown after charges: SEC

Reuters – Federal regulators said on Wednesday they do not know the whereabouts of billionaire Texas banker Allen Stanford, charged with a "massive" $8 billion international financial fraud. "We are unaware of his whereabouts," Securities and Exchange Commission spokeswoman Kimberly […]

Royal Bank of Canada Sued Over Failed Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Royal Bank of Canada, the country’s biggest bank by assets, was sued by investors in Olympus United Funds who claim they lost more than $90 million in the funds’ collapse. Royal Bank, based in Toronto, “secretly managed” the […]

Royal Bank of Canada Sued Over Failed Hedge Funds

Bloomberg – Royal Bank of Canada, the country’s biggest bank by assets, was sued by investors in Olympus United Funds who claim they lost more than $90 million in the funds’ collapse. Royal Bank, based in Toronto, “secretly managed” the […]

Ameriprise to buy J&W Seligman

Star Tribune- Minneapolis Star Tribune- A terrible year for financial stocks isn’t keeping Ameriprise Financial Inc. from growing. The Minneapolis-based financial planning and insurance company announced Monday that it will acquire the asset management firm J&W Seligman & Co. Inc. […]

Conseco rejects hedge fund proposal

Reuters – Conseco Inc on Thursday rejected hedge fund Steel Partners’ request to raise its shareholding in the insurance company to as much as 22 percent, saying the proposal could reduce its "financial flexibility." Conseco told Steel Partners in a […]

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