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Madoff Trustee still going after big banks

Pointing The Finger

The trustee seeking to recover money for the victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to review a ruling that prohibits him from suing several of the world’s largest banks that he contends aided the fraud.

Meredith Whitney deregisters brokerage

Meredith Whitney Still

Meredith Whitney, who built her own Wall Street advisory firm after winning renown for a 2007 call on Citigroup, deregistered her brokerage unit after three unprofitable years and is setting up an investment fund, according to industry records.

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The Horologicon

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London skyscrapers see rent prices boom

The cost of renting office space in the tallest buildings in London has surged almost 11 percent in the last six months, as construction of a number of high-profile skyscrapers have been completed and occupancy rates are at multi-year highs.