Financial news on May 16, 2009

Business and Financial news
Barclays’ Asset Management Unit Draws Interest

A move by Barclays to sell all or part of its Global Investors business could derail an earlier agreement to sell its iShares unit. Read more..

By JULIA WERDIGIER - The New York Times

Buying Health Insurance Begins With Homework

Entrepreneurs find that deciding on the right health care plan is daunting, and not just because of the costs. Read more..

By LESLEY ALDERMAN - The New York Times

Court Issues Order Against 3 Car-Warranty Marketing Firms

The government said the companies’ automated sales calls were in violation of the National Do Not Call Registry. Read more..

By JENNIFER 8. LEE - The New York Times

Hedge Fund Manager’s Farewell

Neil Barsky, the head of Alson Capital, says the markets these days are trickier to read, but more than that, the daily grind has grown much less gratifying. Read more..

By JOE NOCERA - The New York Times

S.E.C. Lawyers Investigated for Insider Trading

A report found frequent stock trades over a two-year period, which raised suspicions of insider trading by two enforcement lawyers. Read more..

By BERNIE BECKER - The New York Times

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