Financial news on May 15, 2011

Business and Financial news
Credit Error? It Pays to Be on V.I.P. List

The major credit bureaus keep a V.I.P. list of boldface names, consumer lawyers say, and those people get special help in fixing mistakes on their credit reports. Read more..

By TARA SIEGEL BERNARD - The New York Times

How Drudge Has Stayed on Top

The Drudge Report, outgrowing its roots in the Lewinsky scandal, is responsible for a surprisingly large portion of the hits at mainstream news sites like WashingtonPost.com. Read more..

By DAVID CARR - The New York Times

News Corp. Will Disclose Its Political Donations

The company, accused of bias toward Republican causes, says it will list all political contributions made each year. Read more..

By BRIAN STELTER - The New York Times

TMX Group Gets Takeover Bid

TMX, parent of the Toronto Stock Exchange, which had been criticized for trying to merge with the London Stock Exchange, received an unsolicited takeover bid from several Canadian banks and pension funds. Read more..

By IAN AUSTEN - The New York Times

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