Financial news on June 24, 2006
Business and Financial news
A federal appeals court ruled that the commission exceeded its power by treating investors in a hedge fund as "clients" of the fund manager. Read more..
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Industry groups are urging the European Commission to abandon its promise to adopt a single patent regime for the 25 countries of the European Union. Read more..
Most investors — professionals and amateurs — have reacted with relative calm to the recent downdraft in global financial markets. Read more..
A chart of the stock market over the last couple of months may look like the glide path of a damaged jet, but one investment adviser says there is no need to panic. Read more..
An online news outlet has published details about secret rooms where government spies are said to be gaining access to private e-mail messages. Read more..
Once the purview of fashion aficionados seeking deals on power suits and Prada boots, consignment stores have diversified. Read more..
The authors of "The Wages of Wins" are frank about their desire to have their book be seen as the "Freakonomics" of sports, but does it really matter whether Shaq is better than Kobe? Read more..
The bid now sets the stage for a showdown as Univision weighs whether to accept the offer, try to push for a higher bid or decide against selling the company. Read more..
SAN FRANCISCO, June 23 — A Justice Department lawyer pressed a federal judge on Friday to dismiss a lawsuit against AT&T over a government surveillance operation. But the plaintiffs maintained that the case could go forward even if some aspects we... Read more..