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  • Obamacare’s Latest Threat Nears Turning Point in Court

  • Rajaratnam Case Shows Outmanned, Outgunned SEC on a Roll

    One late afternoon in March 2007, Sanjay Wadhwa sat at his desk transfixed by the data on his computer screen. Wadhwa was then a low-level supervisor in the Wall Street office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigating a supposedly routine case of “cherry- picking.” The SEC had gotten a complaint that Rengan Rajaratnam, the founder of Sedna Capital Management LLC, a small hedge fund, was doling out a disproportionate share of his best trades to the beneficiaries of a “friends and family” account. It was Wadhwa’s job to figure out what was going on, Bloomberg Businessweek reports in its April 23 issue.

  • House Passes $39 Billion Cut in Food-Aid Programs

    When Andres Gonzalez’s mother lost her job two years ago, the former student at South Texas College applied for food stamps, a federal aid program for the poor.

  • Anadarko May Use Arbitration to Resolve BP Oil-Spill Dispute

    Anadarko Petroleum Corp. may resolve a dispute with BP Plc over who should pay for the biggest oil spill in U.S. history through a private proceeding not accessible to the public.

  • Anadarko, BP May Use Cheaper Arbitration Process to Resolve Clash on Spill

    Anadarko Petroleum Corp. may address its dispute with BP Plc over who should pay for the biggest oil spill in U.S. history through a private proceeding intended to resolve the issue faster and more cheaply than litigation.

  • Foreclosure Fortune Buys Bugatti, Yacht, Mansions for Attorney

    For Americans, the foreclosure crisis has wiped out fortunes, bringing destitution and homelessness. For Florida attorney David J. Stern , it has brought mansions, a Bugatti sports car and a luxury yacht.

  • Texas Judge’s Campaign Says He’s Taken on the EPA

    A Texas state judge is promoting his recent decisions favoring a gas driller in its dispute with a local landowner as part of his election campaign, a move some legal scholars say may violate state judicial ethics rules.

  • Dueling Houston Donors Take Feud to Presidential Campaign

    Fliers distributed at the Texas Republican convention last month depict Democrat Steve Mostyn in a menacing sketch, asking why he’s trying to “infiltrate” their party. A companion website, largely financed by rival Bob Perry, warns of Mostyn’s “invisible hand” in state politics.

  • Lithium Boom Spurs Production From Brine: Commodities

    Lithium demand, seen doubling in the next eight years on sales of batteries used in electric vehicles, is spurring a U.S. company to build a factory to extract the metal from brine in California.

  • Anadarko Says BP's `Reckless Decisions' Led to Spill

    Anadarko Petroleum Corp. , the Texas oil company that owns 25 percent of the damaged well pouring crude into the Gulf of Mexico, said BP Plc , the well’s operator, should pay the costs from the disaster because of the reckless and unsafe way it drilled at the site.

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