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Barclays investors seal BGI deal

The New York Times – Barclays shareholders overwhelmingly approved the bank’s sale of asset manager Barclays Global Investors to BlackRock for about $14 billion (8.3 billion pounds) on Thursday, but staff staged a protest against pension changes.Barclays chairman Marcus Agius […]

In Chrysler Saga, Hedge Funds Cast As Prime Villain

President Obama’s harsh attack on hedge funds he blamed for forcing Chrysler into bankruptcy yesterday sparked cries of protest from the secretive financial firms that hold about $1 billion of the automaker’s debt. Hedge funds and investment managers were irate […]

UK’s biz tycoons to flee high-taxed Britain

Indopia – Britain’s leading entrepreneurs are considering to leave the country as a mark of protest against UK Chancellor Alistair Darling’s new 50 per cent tax rate, a media report says. " Hugh Osmond, the pubs to insurance entrepreneur, is […]

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