Energy: Powerful Production
On August 5, Southwest Gas Corp reported second quarter earnings of $0.21 per share vs. $0.22 per share last year. Excluding COLI, earnings were $0.16 per share versus $0.18 per share.
Critics Attack Dual Class of Manchester United Shares
Not everyone is happy about the Manchester IPO scheduled for Friday. Critics are especially hard on the share structure, which allows the Glazers to remain in control.
Knight Capital Blunder Hastens SEC Rulemaking on Exchange Integrity
After a computer mishap spewed orders through stock exchanges on Wednesday and led to a $440 million loss at market maker Knight Capital Group, the SEC is speeding efforts to require exchanges to ensure the “capacity and integrity of their systems.”
Fidelity to Pay $42 Million to Mutual Funds
In response to the scandal over favors given to some Fidelity mutual fund equity traders and supervisors by certain broker/dealers from 2002 to 2004, Fidelity chairman Ned Johnson apologized to shareholders, customers, clients and employees, and said Dec. 21 that the company would pay $42 million plus interest to its...