Investment Management

Arkansas company buys remainder of Branson duck boat fleet

May 8, 2019

The company that originally owned a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer killing 17 people has sold the remainder of its fleet to an Arkansas-based investment company

Australia's Nine media sells 170 newspapers for $81 million

Apr 30, 2019

Australia's Nine Entertainment to sell 170 regional and rural newspapers for 115 million Australian dollars ($81 million)

New indictment expands case against Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

Apr 22, 2019

Prosecutors indict Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn on fresh breach of trust charges, expanding the case further and prolonging his detention

The Latest: Court says Nissan ex-chair Ghosn seeking bail

Apr 22, 2019

Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn seeks bail after indictment on fresh breach of trust charges

US investor charged in Moscow released to house arrest

Apr 11, 2019

A Russian court has released from jail a U.S. investor who faces charges of embezzlement and has placed him under house arrest

Union: Protect casino workers from hedge fund neglect

Apr 10, 2019

The nation's largest casino workers union is asking gambling regulators to protect employees from neglect by hedge funds or private equity firms seeking short-term returns from casino ownership

Univision unloads Gizmodo, The Onion to private equity firm

Apr 8, 2019

Univision sells Gizmodo, The Onion and other English-language blogs to the private equity firm Great Hill Partners

Liz Weston: Why you should love robo-advisers

Apr 1, 2019

Robo-advisers - also called automated investment advisers - keep investment costs low and also avoid the conflicts human advisers often have

UN rights experts decry Big Finance moves in housing market

Mar 26, 2019

Two independent U.N. human rights experts are denouncing moves by big private equity and investment firms to buy up affordable and low-income homes to the detriment of tenants, singling out one by name: Blackstone Group

Correction: Financial Markets story

Mar 26, 2019

Correction: Financial Markets story

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