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- Traders Beat Street CEOs in Pay
Many Wall Street CEOs took a big pay cut for 2009. But their real value may have been in deflecting attention from their troops?who enjoyed the largest payday on record.
- Toyota Faces $16.4 Million U.S. Fine
U.S. regulators plan to fine Toyota $16.4 million for allegedly hiding gas-pedal problems from safety regulators. It would be by far the largest civil penalty ever imposed against an auto maker.
- Apartment Rents Rise as Sector Stabilizes
Apartment rents rose during the first quarter, ending five straight quarters of declines and signaling the worst may be over for the hard-hit sector.
- Touch of Film Noir in Fujitsu Drama
When Japanese executives are forced out of their companies, they usually go quietly. Kuniaki Nozoe has stunned Japan by challenging his ouster as president of Fujitsu.
- Bribe Case Focuses On Alcoa Negotiator
U.S. and U.K. prosecutors are investigating a prominent Canadian businessman for criminal money laundering and bribery as part of a two-year investigation centering on Alcoa.
- Maguire Properties Gets Offer by Founder
The founder of Maguire Properties is offering to take over three of the company’s office buildings, saying he is concerned they could wind up in default.
- Early iPad Sales Fall Short of Hopes
Apple said it sold more than 300,000 iPads in the U.S. on the first day the device went on sale, tempering Wall Street’s highflying expectations for the much-hyped multimedia tablet computer.
- Microsoft to Unveil ‘Pink’ Mobile Phones
Microsoft plans to introduce a new line of mobile phones whose social-networking capabilities are targeted at young consumers.
- U.S. Cities to Woo Chinese Investment
Chinese companies’ go-slow approach and a long-standing preference for investing in Asia may leave local U.S. governments disappointed.
- Fannie, Freddie Touch Off Swaps Scrap
The regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plans to have the mortgage-finance giants use a clearinghouse for interest-rate swaps trade by year’s end. Wall Street banks and exchanges are scrambling.