SEC Issues More Fines Over Magnetar Deals – and Appears to Move on
12 Dec 2013, 4:38 pm
by Jake Bernstein
and Jesse Eisinger
Five years after the financial crisis, the Securities and
Exchange Commission appears to be wrapping up its investigation into more than $40
billion worth of controversial mortgage deals
by A.C. Thompson
It’s been eight years since New Orleans police officers killed
Henry Glover and incinerated his
body, leaving his charred remains in a scorched Chevy Malibu parked on the
edge of the Mississippi Rive
by Nicole Collins Bronzan
As we reported with The New York Times this week, American and British spies have infiltrated online fantasy games, thinking them ripe for use by militants. Justin Elliott joins Stephen Engelberg i
by Charles Ornstein
When HealthCare.gov and
some state-run insurance marketplaces ran into trouble with their Web sites in
October and November, they urged consumers to submit paper applications.
Special meeting for Royal Gorge plans
The Canon City City Council held a special meeting to go over the final details for the most important construction project the area has seen in decades.
“Picking out the siding, picking out what the deck looks like and picking out what materials the metal is going to be,” said city cou
Phillip Rivers outplayed Peyton Manning and the San Diego Chargers sprung a 27-20 upset Thursday night (12/12/13) over the Denver Broncos.
Rivers threw for 166 yards and two scores to Keenan Allen and kept the Chargers' offense on the field for nearly 39 minutes.
Pueblo Police made a video encouraging people not to give to panhandlers.
Officers have seen an increase in panhandlers since January.
Pueblo Resident Derek Peasley said he likes help people, but he agrees with Pueblo Police's message because he believes panhandlers take advantage of peoples' gene
Ashlee Wiedeman turned five years old this week. It may not sound like much, but it was a big landmark for this small girl living with terminal cancer.
Her mother says it may be her last birthday, so on Thursday they celebrated.
Little Ashlee has liver cancer.
She's been living with a tumor growi
A Surprise From Hilton: Big Profit for Blackstone
From what looked like a sure loss during the financial crisis, Blackstone engineered one of the most successful deals in its history.
The settlement stems from a S.E.C. inquiry into two complex mortgage securities that the bank's Merrill Lynch division sold before the financial crisis.
'The Onion' Nailed It With Its Final Print Cover
Here is the cover of The Onion's final print edition. The satirical newspaper, begun 25 years ago in a Madison, Wisc. dorm, recently announced it was moving to an online-only format (via Mashable):
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Tumblr doesn't have as many monthly users as some of the other social networks. But those it does have are extremely valuable to brands. Tumblr users are young, and they are incredibly engaged.
According to survey data released earlier this year by GlobalWebIndex, 34 million Internet users globally
Microsoft veteran Greg Nelson claims that the rumor about Microsoft leaving the ad business has spun out of control and couldn't be less true. At least not anymore.
Nelson, general manager of display advertising for Microsoft's online services division, addressed the issue in a blog post Monday. Thi
Google took a major step toward pleasing its advertisers Thursday by announcing it will now sell display ads based on viewability, a metric that will allow marketers to pay only for ad slots users are likely to see.
As we've mentioned in the past, it's estimated that nearly half of all online advert