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Berkshire defends accounting

OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett’s company is defending its decision not to write down the value of its investments in Kraft Foods, US Bancorp and other stocks even though they were worth nearly $1.9 billion less at the end of 2009 ...

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SEC: DioGuardi tied to firm sued for fraud

ALBANY — U.S. Senate candidate Joe DioGuardi had financial ties to a California business accused in federal court of defrauding investors by misappropriating millions of dollars, according to federal regulators.

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SEC backs new rules on debt disclosure

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal regulators voted Friday to propose new rules that could make it harder for financial firms to disguise their level of debt. The Securities and Exchange Commission ...

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Dell: SEC staff to recommend accounting settlement

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Computer maker Dell Inc. said Friday it’s getting closer to settling investigations by regulators into its accounting and the actions of CEO Michael Dell.

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SEC widens net to stem insider-trading

When the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed federal fraud charges against the powerful New York hedge fund Galleon Management and its billionaire owner, an SEC official seized the opportunity to issue a warning to those working in the industry.

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