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  • Zuckerberg to Buffett Show Rich Owners Dominating Big M&A Deals

    The megarich are dominating U.S. megadeals.

  • SEC Should Limit Gadflies’ Clout in Proxy Votes, Gallagher Says

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission should limit the ability of small investors to propose items for a vote in corporate elections, a top regulator said today.

  • Taxpayer Advocate Olson Leads Frustrated Filers Through IRS Maze

    Micah Andrews opened his first notice from the Internal Revenue Service a week before Christmas in 2010. He was standing in the kitchen of the house in the Atlanta suburbs that he and his wife had bought to make space for their new baby.

  • Suit Won’t Make Goldman Fly Straight: Jonathan Weil

    The satraps of Capitol Hill don’t have much taste for aggressive financial reform. They do have a certain talent, however, for the theater of aggressive reform. And when Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein settles in at the witness table of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations on Tuesday, that’s what they’ll try to deliver: a moment that crystallizes three years of global disgust with the smart money boys who seem to have played the rest of us for fools.

  • Suit Won’t Make Goldman Fly Straight: Jonathan Weil (Correct)

    The satraps of Capitol Hill don’t have much taste for aggressive financial reform. They do have a certain talent, however, for the theater of aggressive reform. And when Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein settles in at the witness table of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations on Tuesday, that’s what they’ll try to deliver: a moment that crystallizes three years of global disgust with the smart money boys who seem to have played the rest of us for fools.

  • PPIP’s Steep Tab, GM Swap Traders Adapt: Compliance

    Lenders could lose $168 billion if banks sell loans into the Public-Private Investment Partnership at market prices instead of their balance-sheet valuation, Jamie McGee and Margaret Chadbourn of Bloomberg News report, citing estimates in regulatory filings.

  • Dell Buyout Is Seen Triggering Lawsuits Over CEO’s Role

    Dell Inc.’s $24.4 billion leveraged buyout probably will draw criticism from some shareholders over a potential conflict of interest for founder and chief executive officer Michael S. Dell.

  • $1 Trillion Debt Crushes Business Dreams of U.S. Students

    Dr. Steve Sherick wants to build the emergency-care business he started two years ago that now employs seven doctors and two part-time administrators. The $300,000 in student loans he and his wife carry makes that prospect difficult, he said.

  • Alliant Energy Seen Luring Warren Buffett in Midwest Power Play: Real M&A

    With Alliant Energy Corp.’s shares approaching an all-time high, the electric utility could help shareholders reap a record profit by selling itself to Warren Buffett or Wisconsin Energy Corp.

  • Bank Boards, Goldman-PBGC Ties, SEC: Compliance

    Bank of America Corp., which has received $45 billion in taxpayer commitments, is still being run by CEO Ken Lewis, even after shareholders stripped him of his board chairmanship in a vote last month.

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