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Business Insurance
AIG faces up to past losses, future challenges as break-up pressure mountsPoor commercial property/casualty insurance results helped push American Intern
AIG faces up to past losses, future challenges as break-up pressure mounts
Business Insurance / Posted 5 minutes ago
Poor commercial property/casualty insurance results helped push American International Group Inc. to a net loss of $1.84 billion during the fourth quarter of 2015 from a net gain of $655 million during the same period a year earlier, the New... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stocks extend highs as crude oil soarsStocks extended highs in a rally on Friday afternoon as crude oil spiked and ba
Stocks extend highs as crude oil soars
TheStreet.com / Posted an hour ago
Stocks extended highs in a rally on Friday afternoon as crude oil spiked and banking stocks recovered after steep declines a day earlier. The S&P 500 was up 1.5%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.6%, and the Nasdaq climbed 1.3%. Crude oil... Read more
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Salon.com
Don’t straightwash Deadpool: It’s time for Marvel to let a queer superhero be queer on filmThe famously sarcastic Marvel character, often described as “the Merc with a mo
Don’t straightwash Deadpool: It’s time for Marvel to let a queer superhero be queer on film
Salon.com / Posted an hour ago
The famously sarcastic Marvel character, often described as “the Merc with a mouth,” is pansexual in the original Marvel comics. However, his fluid sexuality is merely winked at in “Deadpool,” the character’s second stint on the big screen (following... Read more
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Business Insurance
AIG faces up to past losses, future challenges as break-up pressure mountsPoor commercial property/casualty insurance results helped push American Intern
AIG faces up to past losses, future challenges as break-up pressure mounts
Business Insurance / Posted 2 hours ago
Poor commercial property/casualty insurance results helped push American International Group Inc. to a net loss of $1.84 billion during the fourth quarter of 2015 from a net gain of $655 million during the same period a year earlier, the New... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Winter Carnival Book Sale today and SaturdayThe 27th annual Winter Book Sale continues today and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4
Winter Carnival Book Sale today and Saturday
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 2 hours ago
The 27th annual Winter Book Sale continues today and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Thomas B. Cantwell Community Room at the library, 109 Main St. Warm up between Carnival events and find hundreds of hardcover and paperback books for adults... Read more
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International Business Times
Liquid graphene electrons flow 'like a wave through water' producing electric currents The wonder material graphene has provided scientists with even more reasons to
Liquid graphene electrons flow 'like a wave through water' producing electric currents
International Business Times / Posted 2 hours ago
The wonder material graphene has provided scientists with even more reasons to be optimistic about its applications, as they find its electrons moving "like a wave through water." This liquid motion means that the heat produced gives rise to electric... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stocks jump as oil, banks lead gainsStocks bounced on Friday, looking to end the week with a rally, as crude oil sp
Stocks jump as oil, banks lead gains
TheStreet.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Stocks bounced on Friday, looking to end the week with a rally, as crude oil spiked and banking stocks recovered after steep declines a day earlier. The S&P 500 was up 0.53%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.71%, and the Nasdaq climbed... Read more
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TribLIVE
Temps near, below zero prompt Western Pennsylvania advisory | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Temperatures forecast to be near or below zero ha
Temps near, below zero prompt Western Pennsylvania advisory
TribLIVE / Posted 3 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Temperatures forecast to be near or below zero have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Last Night's Dem Debate in WisconsinIf you entered last night’s Democratic debate leaning towards former Secretary
Last Night's Dem Debate in Wisconsin
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 3 hours ago
If you entered last night’s Democratic debate leaning towards former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, you came away with plenty of reasons to justify your choice. If you entered leaning towards Sen. Bernie Sanders, you also received plenty to... Read more
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Newsmax
Paulson, Icahn Score AIG Board Seats, Only to Face Uphill BattleJohn Paulson and Carl Icahn, who became billionaires by identifying mispriced s
Paulson, Icahn Score AIG Board Seats, Only to Face Uphill Battle
Newsmax / Posted 3 hours ago
John Paulson and Carl Icahn, who became billionaires by identifying mispriced securities and pushing for corporate shakeups, face a new challenge after winning seats on the board of American International Group Inc., the insurer that’s been too big... Read more
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CNBC
Early movers: JPM, BA, ITT, NFLX, CBS, P & moreCheck out which companies are making headlines before the bell: Boeing — The s
Early movers: JPM, BA, ITT, NFLX, CBS, P & more
CNBC / Posted 4 hours ago
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell: Boeing — The stock was downgraded to "neutral" from "overweight" at JPMorgan Chase, which points to recent reports of a Securities and Exchange Commission probe into Boeing's accounting... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stock futures are setting up for a rallyStock futures were rising Friday, looking to end the week with a rally as Europ
Stock futures are setting up for a rally
TheStreet.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Stock futures were rising Friday, looking to end the week with a rally as European markets rebounded from an ugly session on Thursday. S&P 500 futures were up 1.1%, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures gained 0.9%, and Nasdaq futures climbed... Read more
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Business Insider
10 things you need to know before the opening bellThe world has entered a bear market. On Thursday, the MSCI All-Country World In
10 things you need to know before the opening bell
Business Insider / Posted 5 hours ago
The world has entered a bear market. On Thursday, the MSCI All-Country World Index ended down 20% from its May peak, marking the start of a global bear market. The index tracks large and mid-cap stocks in 23 developed and 23 emerging... Read more
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Zero Hedge
February 12Overnight Media Digest - World powers agreed early Friday to reach a cease-fir
February 12
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 hours ago
Overnight Media Digest - World powers agreed early Friday to reach a cease-fire in Syria in one week, allowing aid in but giving Russia and the Assad regime time to press an offensive that has expanded the Kremlin's clout in the... Read more
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TheStreet.com
10 things you should know for Friday, Feb. 12Here are : 1. -- U.S. stock futures were rising Friday and European stocks reb
10 things you should know for Friday, Feb. 12
TheStreet.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Here are : 1. -- U.S. stock futures were rising Friday and European stocks rebounded and oil prices came off 12-year lows. Asian shares finished the session lower, after Japan's main stock index lost... Read more
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Calcutta News
Icahn, Paulson given board seats by AIG to avoid proxy fight NEW YORK American International Group has given two boardroom seats to Carl I
Icahn, Paulson given board seats by AIG to avoid proxy fight
Calcutta News / Posted 10 hours ago
NEW YORK American International Group has given two boardroom seats to Carl Icahn and John Paulson, thus avoiding a possible public showdown with the billionaire investors over the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Mee Hits 782 Series At JBCMee connected for a 247-268-267-782 for Gametime to lead the way in the Hall of
Mee Hits 782 Series At JBC
The Post-Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
Mee connected for a 247-268-267-782 for Gametime to lead the way in the Hall of Fame Scratch Doubles at JBC. Alan Felmlee drilled a 223-279-268-770 for Southern Tier T-Shirts, John Williams Jr. had a 227-255-246-728 for Southside Redemption, Howie... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
716 series for GrummonMen's Handicap Leagues Greg Swanson, 214-245-255-714; Bruce Rollins, 230-243-2
716 series for Grummon
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 11 hours ago
Men's Handicap Leagues Greg Swanson, 214-245-255-714; Bruce Rollins, 230-243-218-683; Michael Klaassen, 229-225-226-680; Drew Hansen, 258-226-673; George Valdes, 256-248-673; Dave Hilbert, 208-225-234-667; Mike Anderson, 233-210-219-662; Jim Byson,... Read more
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Freeman journal
STATE DREAMS ON LINE FOR 8 LYNXAnd that's been the plan of Webster City wrestling coach Chad Hisler all season
STATE DREAMS ON LINE FOR 8 LYNX
Freeman journal / Posted 11 hours ago
And that's been the plan of Webster City wrestling coach Chad Hisler all season long. It would be easy for Dinsdale, the Lynx top-ranked 220-pounder, to gaze off into the distance. Find a wrestler that hasn't thought about standing on top of the... Read more
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News 8000
News 8 Sports Round Up - February 11, 2016Logan hasn't loss since that first meeting. First-place Central entering the e
News 8 Sports Round Up - February 11, 2016
News 8000 / Posted 12 hours ago
Logan hasn't loss since that first meeting. First-place Central entering the evening with a one-game lead in the standings. Just like at Logan last month. standing room only this evening at Central. Early- Kobe King and Central, much better job... Read more
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CNBC
Paulson: We're not facing another financial crisisThe U.S. is not facing another financial crisis and the stock market's overreac
Paulson: We're not facing another financial crisis
CNBC / Posted 12 hours ago
The U.S. is not facing another financial crisis and the stock market's overreaction to fears about the economy could be a value opportunity, billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson said. But even the storied manager who profited handsomely by... Read more
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Market Watch
AIG makes peace with Icahn, PaulsonBillionaire investors Carl Icahn and John Paulson dropped their public fight wi
AIG makes peace with Icahn, Paulson
Market Watch / Posted 14 hours ago
Billionaire investors Carl Icahn and John Paulson dropped their public fight with American International Group Inc. on Thursday, promising a year of peace in exchange for two board seats. The pact ends a monthslong showdown between the two activist... Read more
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Science Daily
A metal that behaves like water: Researchers describe new behaviors of grapheneSince its discovery a decade ago, scientists and tech gurus have hailed graphen
A metal that behaves like water: Researchers describe new behaviors of graphene
Science Daily / Posted 14 hours ago
Since its discovery a decade ago, scientists and tech gurus have hailed graphene as the wonder material that could replace silicon in electronics, increase the efficiency of batteries, the durability and conductivity of touch screens and pave the way... Read more
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TribLIVE
Warming centers to open in Pittsburgh on Friday | TribLIVE Neighborhoods The city's Citiparks facilities will serve as war
Warming centers to open in Pittsburgh on Friday
TribLIVE / Posted 15 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods The city's Citiparks facilities will serve as warming centers Friday for people seeking shelter from the cold. Friday's high... Read more
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The Star
Friday, February 12Market wrap: Bank shares dragged Wall Street lower on Thursday on concerns the
Friday, February 12
The Star / Posted 16 hours ago
Market wrap: Bank shares dragged Wall Street lower on Thursday on concerns the slowing global economy will continue to pressure interest rates, while energy shares helped pare losses late in the session. Volume was high as the S&P 500 touched its... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Carl Icahn and John Paulson just scored a big winCarl Icahn and John Paulson scored a big win on Thursday. The billionaire inve
Carl Icahn and John Paulson just scored a big win
Stamford Advocate / Posted 17 hours ago
Carl Icahn and John Paulson scored a big win on Thursday. The billionaire investors got seats on the board of insurance giant AIG. Icahn won't be on the board, but he'll have one of his firm's analysts take the seat. Paulson will have a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Carl Icahn and John Paulson just scored a big winCarl Icahn and John Paulson scored a big win on Thursday. The billionaire inve
Carl Icahn and John Paulson just scored a big win
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 hours ago
Carl Icahn and John Paulson scored a big win on Thursday. The billionaire investors got seats on the board of insurance giant AIG. Icahn won't be on the board, but he'll have one of his firm's analysts take the seat. Paulson will have a... Read more
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Fortune
AIG Settles with Activist Carl IcahnScore another victory for activists, sort of. On Thursday, American Internatio
AIG Settles with Activist Carl Icahn
Fortune / Posted 18 hours ago
Score another victory for activists, sort of. On Thursday, American International Group aig agreed to give two board seats to hedge fund managers Carl Icahn and John Paulson, both of whom had called for the giant insurer to be split up. Paulson, who... Read more
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The Columbian
High school scoreboard 2/11BOYS BASKETBALL 2A District tournament Pigtail game Washougal at W.F. West,
High school scoreboard 2/11
The Columbian / Posted 18 hours ago
BOYS BASKETBALL 2A District tournament Pigtail game Washougal at W.F. West, 7 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL 4A district tournament Second round (loser out-x) Battle Ground at Skyview, 7 p.m. (x-Skyview cannot be eliminated) 4A DISTRICT... Read more
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PhysOrg
A metal that behaves like waterIn a new paper published in Science, researchers at the Harvard and Raytheon BB
A metal that behaves like water
PhysOrg / Posted 18 hours ago
In a new paper published in Science, researchers at the Harvard and Raytheon BBN Technology have advanced our understanding of graphene's basic properties, observing for the first time electrons in a metal behaving like a fluid. Credit: Peter... Read more
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CNBC
After-hours buzz: CBS, P, TWTR, FEYE & moreFireEye shares were lower in extended trading after the virtual security provid
After-hours buzz: CBS, P, TWTR, FEYE & more
CNBC / Posted 18 hours ago
FireEye shares were lower in extended trading after the virtual security provider's CEO, Dave DeWalt, said he sees cybersecurity spending growing at a reduced rate this year. DeWalt said the industry's sales were boosted last year by "emergency... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Under pressure from Icahn, AIG hikes dividend despite earnings lagAlong with the quarterly payout of 32 cents a share, the New York-based company
Under pressure from Icahn, AIG hikes dividend despite earnings lag
TheStreet.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Along with the quarterly payout of 32 cents a share, the New York-based company approved $5 billion in share buybacks, on top of $2.5 billion so far this year. The company's stock rose about 1% to $51 in after-hours trading in New York. "These... Read more
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Morningstar
AIG Reaches Agreement With Icahn for Board RepresentationAIG will add billionaire investor John Paulson and Samuel Merksamer, a top lieu
AIG Reaches Agreement With Icahn for Board Representation
Morningstar / Posted 19 hours ago
AIG will add billionaire investor John Paulson and Samuel Merksamer, a top lieutenant of Carl Icahn, to its board at the 2016 annual meeting. The board will expand to 16 members. The announcement came as AIG released fourth-quarter results. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
AIG strikes deal with Icahn, posts bigger-than-expected lossREUTERS: American International Group Inc capitulated in its boardroom fight wi
AIG strikes deal with Icahn, posts bigger-than-expected loss
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
REUTERS: American International Group Inc capitulated in its boardroom fight with activist investor Carl Icahn, nominating both his representative and billionaire John Paulson to its board, as it unveiled a bigger-than-expected quarterly... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Puerto Rico pushes tax incentives for wealthy amid crisisSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) � Puerto Rico's government is trying to convince hun
Puerto Rico pushes tax incentives for wealthy amid crisis
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 hours ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) � Puerto Rico's government is trying to convince hundreds of wealthy investors to move to the U.S. territory, hoping they could help lift it out of a deepening economic crisis. Officials hosted a meeting for investors on... Read more
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Market Watch
AIG averts proxy fight with Carl IcahnAmerican International Group Inc. reached a settlement with activist investors,
AIG averts proxy fight with Carl Icahn
Market Watch / Posted 19 hours ago
American International Group Inc. reached a settlement with activist investors, averting the possibility of a proxy fight at the insurance giant. AIG will add billionaire investor John Paulson and Samuel Merksamer, a top lieutenant of Carl Icahn, to... Read more
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Science Daily
Breaking cell barriers with retractable protein nanoneedles: Adapting a bacterial structure, researchers develop protein actuators that can mechanically puncture cellsDescribed in the American Chemical Society Synthetic Biology journal, the team
Breaking cell barriers with retractable protein nanoneedles: Adapting a bacterial structure, researchers develop protein actuators that can mechanically puncture cells
Science Daily / Posted 19 hours ago
Described in the American Chemical Society Synthetic Biology journal, the team describes using protein polymers known as "R bodies," which are found in certain bacteria, as retractable nanoneedles that can extend to puncture cellular membranes and... Read more
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ABC News
Puerto Rico Pushes Tax Incentives for Wealthy Amid CrisisPuerto Rico's government is trying to convince hundreds of wealthy investors to
Puerto Rico Pushes Tax Incentives for Wealthy Amid Crisis
ABC News / Posted 19 hours ago
Puerto Rico's government is trying to convince hundreds of wealthy investors to move to the U.S. territory, hoping they could help lift it out of a deepening economic crisis. Officials hosted a meeting for investors on Thursday to promote local tax... Read more
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Business Insurance
AIG strikes deal with Icahn, posts bigger-than-expected loss(Reuters) — American International Group Inc. capitulated in its boardroom figh
AIG strikes deal with Icahn, posts bigger-than-expected loss
Business Insurance / Posted 20 hours ago
(Reuters) — American International Group Inc. capitulated in its boardroom fight with activist investor Carl Icahn, nominating both his representative and billionaire John Paulson to its board, as it unveiled a bigger-than-expected quarterly... Read more
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Business Insider
Carl Icahn and John Paulson just scored a big winCarl Icahn and John Paulson scored a big win on Thursday. The billionaire inve
Carl Icahn and John Paulson just scored a big win
Business Insider / Posted 20 hours ago
Carl Icahn and John Paulson scored a big win on Thursday. The billionaire investors got seats on the board of insurance giant AIG. Icahn won't be on the board, but he'll have one of his firm's analysts take the seat. Paulson will have a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Puerto Rico pushes tax incentives for wealthy amid crisisSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico's government is trying to convince hundreds
Puerto Rico pushes tax incentives for wealthy amid crisis
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico's government is trying to convince hundreds of wealthy investors to move to the U.S. territory, hoping they could help lift it out of a deepening economic crisis. Officials hosted a meeting for investors on... Read more
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Business Wire
AIG Announces Expansion of Board of Directors and Nominates Two New DirectorsNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) said t
AIG Announces Expansion of Board of Directors and Nominates Two New Directors
Business Wire / Posted 21 hours ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) said today that its Board of Directors has agreed to expand the size of the AIG Board from 14 seats to 16 seats. The Board will nominate its existing Board of Directors, as... Read more
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Havre Daily News
State Wrestling 2016: THE DRIVE FOR A 4-PEATFor the Havre High wrestling team, there really is only one meet that matters,
State Wrestling 2016: THE DRIVE FOR A 4-PEAT
Havre Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
For the Havre High wrestling team, there really is only one meet that matters, one meet that defines its season - the Class A state tournament. And after waiting all season long for it, the Blue Ponies are dying to get the tournament started. Havre... Read more
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Boston Globe
Record fund-raising by US colleges last year; Harvard takes second placeThe nation’s colleges and universities raised a record amount of money last yea
Record fund-raising by US colleges last year; Harvard takes second place
Boston Globe / Posted 22 hours ago
The nation’s colleges and universities raised a record amount of money last year, and near the top of the list is a school famous for its prodigious fund-raising: Harvard University, which received $1.05 billion in charitable contributions in... Read more
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The Irish Times
Hedge funds believe next Big Short will be subprime car loansA group of hedge funds, convinced they have found the next Big Short, are looki
Hedge funds believe next Big Short will be subprime car loans
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
A group of hedge funds, convinced they have found the next Big Short, are looking to bet against bonds backed by subprime auto loans. Money managers have looked at betting that subprime auto securities will collapse for many of the same reasons that... Read more
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Investopedia
Too Big to Fail Gets Its Day in Court (MET, AIG)One of the key provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act is the systematically impo
Too Big to Fail Gets Its Day in Court (MET, AIG)
Investopedia / Posted yesterday
One of the key provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act is the systematically important financial institution (Sifi) designation, which subjects "too big to fail" bank and non-bank financial institutions to regulations that many firms find onerous. One... Read more
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PhysOrg
New strategy results in custom 'designer proteins' for sensing a variety of moleculesUsing LacI protein as a test case, Wyss Institute researchers developed custom
New strategy results in custom 'designer proteins' for sensing a variety of molecules
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Using LacI protein as a test case, Wyss Institute researchers developed custom protein variants that can sense arbitrary molecules. Here, a variant of LacI is depicted with mutated residues (flashing) that confer response to the small molecule... Read more
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PhysOrg
Breaking cell barriers with retractable protein nanoneedlesIn this time-lapse, retractable protein actuators called "R bodies" - found nat
Breaking cell barriers with retractable protein nanoneedles
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
In this time-lapse, retractable protein actuators called "R bodies" - found naturally in certain bacteria - are seen extending from barely-visible tiny coils into long pointy tubes that are capable of rupturing cell membranes. The extension is... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Some hedge funds eye the next Big ShortA group of hedge funds, convinced they have found the next Big Short, are looki
Some hedge funds eye the next Big Short
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
A group of hedge funds, convinced they have found the next Big Short, are looking to bet against bonds backed by subprime auto loans. Good luck finding a bank willing to do the trade. Money managers have looked at betting that subprime auto... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
In other business news, Carly Fiorina is 'now available for speaking engagements'Well, that didn't take long. Within a few hours of Carly Fiorina's announcemen
In other business news, Carly Fiorina is 'now available for speaking engagements'
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
Well, that didn't take long. Within a few hours of Carly Fiorina's announcement that she was ending her presidential bid, she started her transition back into the world of commerce, as a speakers bureau representing the former Hewlett-Packard chief... Read more
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