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Mexico City Wal-Mart

Opinion: Walmart Bribery And Mexico

According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.

12/19/2012

George WBush and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Second Coming Of W

Down to the trademark “W”, W. Mitt Romney is literally the second coming of the George W. Bush: the economic strategy that led to the worst American economy since the Great Depression and the Bush legacy of secrecy in the face of questions from the American public.

07/13/2012

A sign welcoming Facebook is flashed on a screen outside the NASDAQ stock exchange at Times Square in New York, May 18, 2012. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/GettyImages)

Federal Regulators Looked Into Facebook’s Mobile Relationships Before IPO

New documents show that federal regulators wanted to know more about Facebook’s mobile users and the company’s relationship with the online game company Zynga in the months leading to Facebook’s initial public offering of stock.

06/15/2012

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San Francisco’s Zynga Plans To List Stock On Nasdaq

Zynga said in a filing Thursday with Securities and Exchange Commission that it expects to list its shares on the exchange under the ticker symbol “ZNGA.”

10/13/2011

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Schwab Units To Pay $11.9M Over Alleged Misleading Statements

Two units of Charles Schwab Corp. have agreed to pay a total $118.9 million to settle federal regulators’ civil charges of making misleading statements about the risks of a short-term bond fund.

CBS San Francisco–01/11/2011

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SEC, Justice Department Expand Probe Into Hewlett-Packard

The U.S. Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission are expanding their probe into possible kickbacks on the part of computer maker Hewlett Packard Co., a regulatory filing said.

12/17/2010

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