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Billion-dollar hedge fund stars face grilling

Financial Times – Hedge fund managers who earned more than $1bn last year, including George Soros and Philip Falcone, are being summoned to Capitol Hill on Thursday to testify under oath about the potential risks their firms pose to the […]

Obama brushes aside GOP criticism of his tax plans

Bloomington Pantagraph – Democrat Barack Obama on Wednesday brushed aside Republican charges that his tax plan amounts to socialism, but acknowledged it involves “spreading around opportunity’’ so that wealthier Americans — like himself — pay a little more to help […]