Financial news on April 25th, 2010
Business and Financial news
Kim Yong-chul’s popular tome on Samsung’s convicted chairman raises questions about the independence of the judiciary and media and the role of the corporation in Korea. Read more..
A deal among Democrats on derivatives raised the pressure on Senate Republicans, who said they were still fighting for changes to the bill. Read more..
We have a Monday puzzle by Lynn Lempel and an announcement about a new Wordplay feature. Read more..
Down at Intrade.com, an online prediction market where wagers can be made on real-world events, people are placing bets on whether Lloyd C. Blankfein will keep his job til year’s end, and whether his bank, Goldman Sachs, will end up paying $25 million in fines. Read more..
Talks between the two airlines have stumbled over which share prices to use in their proposed stock-for-stock merger. Read more..