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  • Nixon 100th Attracts Kissinger, Ben Stein: D.C. Scene

    Friends and family of Richard Nixon gathered last night at the Mayflower Hotel to celebrate the 37th president’s legacy on what would have been his 100th birthday.

  • Citigroup Drops Ben Stein Speech After Complaint Jokes Disparaged Women

    Citigroup Inc. canceled a planned keynote speech by writer, actor and TV personality Ben Stein after getting a complaint that he told jokes disparaging women at a private-equity conference in Dallas earlier this year.

  • Ben Stein Suit Says Kyocera Unit Canceled Ads Because of His Climate Views

    Actor Ben Stein sued a U.S. unit of Kyocera Corp., alleging a $300,000 agreement for him to appear in printer commercials and to give a speech at a company event was withdrawn because of his views on global warming.

  • Primary Global, Full Tilt Poker, BP, BofA in Court News

    A former executive at expert- networking firm Primary Global Research LLC, James Fleishman, was found guilty of helping pass confidential information to fund managers as part of an insider-trading scheme.

  • Goldman Fraud Suit Makes My Eyes Burn: Ben Stein

    Now for a few words about Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and the Securities and Exchange Commission complaint that accuses the firm and one of its young guns of fraud for constructing a synthetic housing-market bond that was sure to fail, selling it to a valued customer who specifically didn’t want that type of bond, conspiring with a short seller of bonds to create a vehicle for his firm to make money from the security and tricking a rating firm into approving it.

  • ‘Obama’s America’ Director Emulates Moore to Boost Movie

    With his election-year release of “2016: Obama’s America,” commentator Dinesh D’Souza is borrowing the strategy of a political opposite, Michael Moore, to promote the critical documentary film.

  • Expert-Networking Executive Fleishman Convicted at Insider Trial

    A former executive at expert- networking firm Primary Global Research LLC, James Fleishman, was convicted at trial of helping pass confidential information to fund managers as part of an insider-trading scheme.

  • Nixon Showed What Not to Do in an Economic Crisis: Echoes

    Head for Camp David. Convene meetings. Take advice from economists, your Cabinet, all the experts. Then put forward a giant new economic program, maybe including some dramatic form of shock therapy that will calm financial markets and create jobs.

  • Newsweek Gets Bids From OpenGate, Ritchie, Newsmax

    Newsweek , the weekly magazine being shopped by Washington Post Co. , drew formal interest yesterday from OpenGate Capital LLC, Ritchie Capital Management LLC Chief Executive Officer Thane Ritchie and Newsmax Media Inc.

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