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Report: 25 firms paid more in CEO pay than taxes

Twenty-five of the 100 largest U.S. corporations paid their chief executives more than they paid the government in federal income taxes last year, according to a report released Wednesday. The nonprofit Institute for Policy Studies says the 25 CEOs averaged ...

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Stocks rise after $19 billion acquisition flurry

NEW YORK — Stocks have closed higher for the third straight day after a $19 billion buying spree by corporations. The Dow Jones industrial average is up 213 points, or 1.9 percent, at 11,483. It has erased all its losses ...

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I hated the bar exam

I hated the bar exam. I really hated it. Although a pacifist in faith, I must confess I had some very bad thoughts for the folks who created the bar exam and those who graded it. The months leading up to it were a miserable existence of studying various subjects, some of which had very little to no impact in my law school life. I still remember looking at my BarBri book and reviewing the subjects with pure terror.

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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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