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  • Box Said To Further Delay Its IPO

    Box, an enterprise-facing cloud storage and productivity company, is said to be further delaying its initial public offering (IPO). The delay could last until its fiscal fourth quarter, which ends after the first month of the new year.This is viscerally unsurprising given that the company has…

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  • 2 white Ohio women sue over sperm from black donor

    CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio woman and her partner have sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended.

    Associated Press
  • Judge: Stockton must treat pension like other debt

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Striking at the sanctity of public pensions in California, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that U.S. bankruptcy law allows the city of Stockton to treat pension fund obligations like other debts, meaning the city could trim benefits.

    Associated Press
  • $23 billion pulled from Pimco fund

    Investors pulled a record $23.5 billion from Pacific Investment Management's Total Return Fund in September, the month "bond king" Bill Gross quit, intensifying the outflows that began last year ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Stockton bankruptcy ruling could deal blow to CalPERS, public pensions

    A federal bankruptcy judge dealt a serious blow to California's public employee pension systems by ruling Wednesday that payments for future worker retirements can be reduced when a city declares bankruptcy ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Pimco investors withdrew $23.5 billion last month, mostly on Gross' departure

    Investors pulled another $23.5 billion out of the Pimco Total Return Fund last month as "bond king" Bill Gross stepped down, Pacific Investment Management Co. said Wednesday.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Houzz Raises $165M Series D Funding Round Led By Sequoia To Fuel International Expansion

    Houzz, the fast-growing home-remodeling site, today announced that it has raised a $165 million Series D round led by Sequoia Capital, one of its early backers. Existing investors Oren Zeev, New Enterprise Associates, GGV Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers also participated in this…

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  • Europe chicken group put on the menu

    Plukon, one of Europe's largest chicken farmers, has been put on the block by its private equity owner in a move that highlights the growing demand for food companies.. The Dutch group, owned by buyout ...

    Financial Times
  • 'Vultures' hover over Argentina -US relations

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Relations between Argentina and the United States have sunk so low the South American nation's president is blaming the Obama administration for her country's debt crisis and suggesting Washington might even want to have her killed.

    Associated Press
  • New Mexico women say motel owner assaulted them

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three women have sued a New Mexico motel owner and the director of the halfway house where they lived, saying they were repeatedly sexually assaulted at work and threated with being sent back to prison when they complained.

    Associated Press
  • Ohio city defaults on traffic camera bill

    EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — One of Ohio's poorest cities was dealt another financial blow Wednesday when a federal judge stuck it with a $638,000 judgment in favor of a Rhode Island company that supplied the traffic cameras it hoped would provide a revenue boost.

    Associated Press
  • What Do Snoop Dogg, Marc Andreessen and Peter Thiel Have in Common? Reddit, Y'all.

    With so much drama in the LBC, somehow, someway, Snoop still keeps coming up with funky-ass investments like every single day.

  • Google to stop publishing extracts from Axel Springer

    A clash between Google and European media groups stepped up a gear on Wednesday after the US tech company announced that it would stop publishing snippets of their articles in search results. The move ...

    Financial Times
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  • Full Constellation Earnings Preview

    Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE: STZ) is set to report its earnings for the second quarter, Thursday before the market opens. With as much as this stock has pulled back from its highs and with so much ...

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  • The Two Issues That Could Bring Down Obamacare

    Today marks the one-year anniversary for Obamacare’s health exchanges—which have helped more than 7 million people across the country enroll in health coverage. Under this provision, if insurers’ expenses exceed 103 percent of their projected costs, the federal government would be required to…

    The Fiscal Times
  • Berlin-Based Adtech Startup Remerge Raises $1M For Its Mobile App Marketing Platform

    Berlin is starting to get a reputation for adtech startups, particularly those that play in the mobile app space. Some of this can be attributed to ‘startup factory’ HitFox Group, which is focusing on adtech and related ‘big data’ and has hatched or acquired companies such as AppLift, ad2games,…

  • U.S. government, Silicon Valley head for a showdown over encryption

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s comments this week about the data encryption indicate the government is not going to let this issue go. Holder said Tuesday that “it is fully possible to permit law ...

    San Jose Mercury News
  • Reddit community braces for change after site raises $50 million

    Social news site Reddit has raised $50 million from celebrities such as rapper Snoop Dogg and actor and musician Jared Leto, raising concerns among the loyal Reddit community that changes may be ahead ...

    San Jose Mercury News
  • Mexico Acquisition Positions Steve Madden For Margin Expansion

    The shoe seller Steven Madden acquired its Mexican distributor for $15 million, a move that should drive revenue and profits, says Wunderlich Securities.  Steven Madden (SHOO) announced Tuesday that it would acquire Trendy Imports, Comercial Diecisiette and Maxiumus Designer Shoes from Grupo…
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  • Goldman fund takes stake in Caxton

    Caxton Associates, one of the best known macro hedge fund managers, has sold a 9.9 per cent stake in itself to a fund managed by Goldman Sachs, according to a letter sent to its investors. The investment ...

    Financial Times