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Last Updated May 24, 2016 01:05AM

Morris Zukerman spent 16 years at Morgan Stanley, at various points overseeing its energy and merchant banking practices, before starting his own investment firm in the late 1980s. His firm’s partners...

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  • AFL-CIO seeks SEC probe of mutual funds
    The AFL-CIO, the largest U.S. labor-union federation, is urging the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate whether OppenheimerFunds Inc. an...
    Updated May 24 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Jury told Oracle sued Google over a ‘hamburger’
    Oracle Corp. sued Google over the equivalent of a hamburger. That’s a Google lawyer’s message to jurors at the companies’ copyright infringement trial...
    Updated May 24 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • New Tribune investor eyes print with ‘machine vision’
    Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong, a biotechnology pioneer, wants to bring the print newspaper back to life. On Monday, Tribune Publishing Co. said Soon...
    Updated May 24 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Cold coffee is booming in U.S.; everyone piling in
    The coffee industry is getting ready for its very own big chill. Coffee makers from global giants JAB and Illy to smaller upstarts such as High Brew, ...
    Updated May 24 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share


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  • Brazil’s acting Foreign minister Jose Serra arrives for a press conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, May 23, 2016. Serra is on his first state visit since being appointed in the wake of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) Argentina, Brazil to mediate Venezuela crisis
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  • Airbnb, others pay billions beneath IRS radar
    The IRS has been so slow to adapt to the rapidly emerging peer-to-peer economy that billions of dollars in taxable income a year are probably going un...
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  • Singapore investors boost LendingClub holdings
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  • (Tribune file photo)   Gastronomy co-owner John Williams.   Utah restaurant, development communities remember ‘local hero’ John Williams
    Prominent restaurateur John Williams brought grace, style and a sharp eye for design to Salt Lake City’s dining scene and made indelible marks on its ...
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  • FILE - This Jan. 19, 2012 file photo shows a Broadway street in Times Square, in New York. Broadway’s attendance figures hit a record high this season, but box office revenue ticked upward only slightly. The Broadway League said Monday, May 23, 2016, that box offices reported a record total gross of $1.37 billion - up 0.6 percent from the previous season, or about $8 million. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File) Broadway’s attendance soars; box office mostly flat
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  • Vermont law covers vasectomies, birth control
    Montpelier, Vt. • Vermont is poised to become the first state to require public and private health insurance to cover vasectomies without copays and d...
    Updated May 23 2016 05:55 pm   |     |   Share
  • Resorts filling rooms, winter and summer
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    Updated May 23 2016 05:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • Fraud finding against Bank of America reversed
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    Updated May 23 2016 05:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • Toyota adds 1.6M vehicles to Takata air bag recall
    Detroit • Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 1.6 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially faulty front passenger air bag inflators made...
    Updated May 23 2016 05:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE -- In this Jan. 22, 2010 file photo, supporters of Oregon’s Measures 66 and 67, designed to raise taxes on high-income earners and corporations, hold a rally in Portland, Ore. A proposal for the largest tax hike on big corporations in Oregon history is just weeks away from being inked on the November ballot and could spark one of the ugliest political battles between the measure’s labor-union backers and the business community at large. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, file) Oregon voters eye ‘gigantic’ corporate tax hike
    Salem, Ore. • A massive $2.8 billion annual corporate tax hike is likely headed to Oregon voters in November, a move that could create the most aggres...
    Updated May 23 2016 05:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • Puerto Rico budget has $200M debt payment
    San Juan • Puerto Rico’s governor unveiled a stark budget Monday that sets aside more than $200 million for a critical bond payment as the U.S. territ...
    Updated May 23 2016 05:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • General Atlantic buying most of Argus Media
    Argus Media agreed to sell a majority stake to buyout firm General Atlantic, the commodity price news service said in a statement Monday. General Atla...
    Updated May 23 2016 05:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • Monsanto gains on Bayer offer, Tribune plunges
    New York • Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday: • Monsanto Co., up $4.48 to $106 Bayer of Germany offered to buy the agricultur...
    Updated May 23 2016 03:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo shows the Wall Street entrance of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks were little changed in early trading Monday, May 23, 2016, as investors sat on the sidelines waiting to see where the Federal Reserve might move interest rates the following month. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) Stocks close slightly lower as investors wait for Fed
    New York • Stocks ended a quiet day slightly lower on Monday as investors sat on the sidelines waiting for more clues about whether the Federal Reserv...
    Updated May 23 2016 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • 2016 follows a corporate buyout bonanza year
    After 2015’s blistering global buyout pace, this year is shaping up to be quite the sequel with Bayer’s $62 billion attempt to buy Monsanto and create...
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  • House OKs small business contract bill
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  • Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., embraces Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 19, 2016, during a news conference to discuss bipartisan legislation to improve the federal regulation of chemicals and toxic substances. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del. is at right. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) House Dems back chemical-rules overhaul
    Washington • The White House and top House Democrats said Monday they will support a bipartisan bill to overhaul regulation of asbestos and other dang...
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  • Union members on strike stand near burning barricade preventing the access to a refinery in Fos sur Mer, southern France, Monday, May 23, 2016.  Union-led blockades of French depots and oil refineries have led to fuel shortages and police action. (AP Photo/Claude Paris) Fuel blockades by striking French workers lead to Paris shortages, police action
    Fos-Sur-Mer, France • Behind a barricade of flaming tires, striking workers in front of the Fos-sur-Mer oil depot are standing firm, playing the accor...
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  • Ride-hailing service Lyft testing reservation feature
    San Francisco • Ride-hailing service Lyft says it’s testing a feature that would let users schedule a trip up to 24 hours in advance. While many comme...
    Updated May 23 2016 02:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - The Oct. 2, 2013 file photo shows the logo of Bayer at the Berlin Brandenburg Airport in Schoenefeld, Germany. German drug and chemicals company Bayer AG says it has made a $62 billion offer to buy U.S.-based crops and seeds specialist Monsanto Company. Bayer said Monday, May 23, 2016 that the all-cash offer values Monsanto shares at $122 each. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File) Bayer-Monsanto merger would impact many
    Frankfurt, Germany • Bayer wants to buy Monsanto for $62 billion, hooking up the German chemical and drug company with the St. Louis-based producer of...
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