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  • DealBook: S.E.C. Has Yet to Tackle Tricky Ratio of Chief Executive’s Pay To Workers’
    The costs and complications of a provision in the Dodd-Frank financial reform act requiring public companies to disclose the pay ratio between chief executives and their median workers have stalled its implementation.
    By Andrew Ross Sorkin.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:16:15 GMT.
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  • Alibaba Private Bank To Launch In First Half of 2015
    Alibaba Group Holding’s finance arm will launch its private bank by June this year, Yu Shengfa, vice president of the Alibaba affiliate, says during a press event today.
    By Yue Wang.  Forbes.  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:45:00 GMT.
  • Op-Ed Contributors: Save the New Ukraine
    The pro-European reformers desperately need financial aid to survive Russia’s assault.
    By Bernard-henri LÉvy and George Soros.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:27:13 GMT.
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  • Rangers accept £10m Ashley loan
    Rangers agree a £10m loan from Mike Ashley's Sports Direct to relieve the club's "perilous" financial state.
    BBC News.  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:14:22 GMT.
  • Lexmark reports fourth quarter and full year results
    LEXINGTON, Ky., Jan. 27, 2015 -- Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014. ...
    PR Newswire.  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:30:00 EST.
  • Finance comes face to face with Greek democracy: Don Pittis
    Hardliners say no new bailout for Greece. But the newly elected government has the democratic mandate for a solution that scares Europe just as much and would cost it more.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:00:14 EST.
  • VIDEO: Greek election: The financial fallout
    Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras has vowed to renegotiate Greece's bailout, worth €240bn (£179bn; $268bn), to end Greece's "humiliation and pain".
    BBC News.  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:58:41 GMT.
  • Soros eyes investing in auto dealer groups - report
    Billionaire financier George Soros wants to invest in or buy a large automotive dealership group, potentially following in the footsteps of Warren Buffett, Automotive News reported. ...
    Yahoo.  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:15:05 GMT.
  • Healthways hires financial adviser; move could lead to sale
    Healthways, a Franklin, Tenn.-based developer of wellness and population-health management programs, has hired an investment bank to advise it on a long-term strategy. The move could lead to a sale of the company, among other alternatives.
    Modern Healthcare.  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:45:00 EST.
  • News Analysis: How Syriza's Win Could Change EU Policy On Russia
    The electoral victory by Greece's far-left Syriza party is already shaking up Europe's financial markets, but the impact on EU foreign policy could be equally important.
    Radio Liberty.  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:37:51 +0000.

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