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Seeking elusive ‘alpha,’ investors scour the globe

NEW YORK — You can leap off a mountainside in extreme skiing, kick and claw to near death in extreme fighting and twist yourself into a pretzel in extreme yoga. Why not turn investing into an adventure sport? Professional money ...

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Cardin, Gansler criticize oil company tax breaks at Baltimore Shell station (access required)

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin and Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler held a press conference Monday afternoon outside of the Shell gas station on Russell Street in Baltimore, criticizing subsidies and tax breaks for the five biggest oil companies: Exxon Mobil, Shell, Chevron, BP and Conoco Phillips.

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Chevron fined $8 billion in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador — An Ecuadorean judge ruled Monday that Chevron Corp. was responsible for oil contamination in a wide swath of Ecuador’s northern jungle. The plaintiffs’ attorney says the company was fined $8 billion. Chevron confirmed the ruling but not ...

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Banking, other deals drive stock indexes higher

NEW YORK — Financial companies led the stock market higher Tuesday after another big banking deal raised hopes that more acquisitions could be on the way. Toronto-Dominion Bank is buying Chrysler Financial, the automaker’s old lending arm, from Cerberus Capital ...

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Caterpillar’s purchase of Bucyrus spotlights M&As

Big deals are a big deal again. From Caterpillar to Chevron to Google, some of the best-known names in corporate America are scooping up smaller companies, finally putting the piles of cash they’ve been sitting on to use and positioning ...

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