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German finance minister skeptical at Cypriot proposal: paper – Chicago Tribune

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Democrats lose enthusiasm for Weatherford’s campaign finance overhaul – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Democrats wondered how that would make elections more accessible, but the bill’s sponsor, equated campaign cash with constitutional rights. “Contributions are akin to free speech,” said Rep. Rob Schenck, R-Spring Hill, who was tapped by Weatherford to champion the bill. “If you ask for my comfort level, I wouldn’t have any […]

Texas May Start Hoarding Gold…Secession Next? – Yahoo! Finance (blog)

We all know the cliché: ‘Don’t mess with Texas.’ Well, a new piece of legislation is being proposed to send that message to Washington, when it comes to protecting Texas’ gold. A lawmaker has proposed a bill to create a Texas Bullion Depository, which would allow the state and its citizens to store gold bullion […]

Is JPMorgan Chase America’s New Bad Bank? – Forbes

Is JPMorgan Chase America’s New Bad Bank? – Forbes

Senate Report Slams JPMorgan For London Whale Debacle Steve Schaefer Forbes Staff 10 Biggest Banking Scandals Of 2012 Halah Touryalai Forbes Staff Fed’s Capital Review Gives JPMorgan And Goldman An Incomplete Steve Schaefer Forbes Staff Bank Of America CEO Gets A Raise, Moynihan’s $12.1M Beats Jamie Dimon’s Pay Halah Touryalai Forbes Staff How the mighty […]

Hermès Profit Rises, and Not Just in Asia – New York Times

PARIS — Hermès International, the French maker of leather handbags and scarves, on Thursday reported a sharp increase in annual sales and profits, the latest luxury house to report strong growth. The company, founded in 1837, reported revenue of €3.5 billion, or $4.5 billion, for last year, up 23 percent from 2011. Net profit rose […]

Prudential Says Laughlin to Run $8 Billion Asia Real Estate Unit – Bloomberg

Prudential Financial Inc. (PRU), the second-largest U.S. life insurer, hired Morgan Laughlin to run its real-estate investment business in Asia as the company builds operations outside the U.S. Laughlin joins from Grosvenor Fund Management, according to a statement today from Prudential Real Estate Investors, which had about $8 billion in gross assets under management in […]

Cypriot Finance Minister declines to comment on deal with Russia – Fox Business

MOSCOW –  Cypriot Finance Minister Michael Sarris declined to comment late on Thursday on whether he managed to secure a deal with Moscow after two-days-long talks. “No comment,” Sarris said when asked in his hotel lobby if a deal with Russia was secured. Sarris was meeting Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov on Thursday, after falling […]

Is JPMorgan Chase America’s New Bad Bank? – Forbes

Is JPMorgan Chase America’s New Bad Bank? – Forbes

Senate Report Slams JPMorgan For London Whale Debacle Steve Schaefer Forbes Staff 10 Biggest Banking Scandals Of 2012 Halah Touryalai Forbes Staff Fed’s Capital Review Gives JPMorgan And Goldman An Incomplete Steve Schaefer Forbes Staff Bank Of America CEO Gets A Raise, Moynihan’s $12.1M Beats Jamie Dimon’s Pay Halah Touryalai Forbes Staff How the mighty […]

America Rising: Mitt Romney staffer starting opposition research group – Washington Post (blog)

America Rising: Mitt Romney staffer starting opposition research group – Washington Post (blog)

<!– Text Size Print Reprints –> Mitt Romney’s campaign manager is joining with two Republican National Committee staffers to form a new conservative opposition research group, America Rising. Matt Rhoades, Mitt Romney’s campaign manager and the research director for George W. Bush’s 2004 campaign, will reportedly lead the effort, first reported by […]

Europe’s Islamic radicals will soon land on America’s doorstep – Fox News

President Obama should listen to former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, the “founder” of shuttle diplomacy. Kissinger told Bloomberg TV’s Judy Woodruff recently that he sees little hope in the “Arab Spring,” nor is he optimistic about peace in the region following the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood. Welcome to the party, Dr. Kissinger. Some […]