KKR preparing up to six companies for IPOs-report

LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – Private equity firm Kohlberg
Kravis Roberts & Co [KKR.UL] is preparing up to six companies
for initial public offerings (IPOs) in the next year, the
Financial Times reported in its Saturday edition.

Apple warns iPhones vulnerable; fixes bug

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Apple Inc has released an iPhone software patch to fix a critical software bug uncovered by two independent researchers that make the devices susceptible to secret attacks by hackers.

Frontier deal could create risks for Southwest

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Southwest Airlines Co’s bid for bankrupt Frontier Airlines could reignite growth at the airline, but questions remain about how smoothly the famously no-frills company can integrate the two carriers.

Senator Dodd has prostate cancer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic Senator Christopher Dodd, a leading force for U.S. healthcare reform, said on Friday he has prostate cancer but still plans to run for re-election next year.

Congress moves to extend autos ‘clunkers’ plan

WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress moved to triple the funding for the government’s successful “Cash for Clunkers” auto rebate program, which has brought car buyers back into showrooms and raised the outlook for an industry beset by abysmal sales, bankruptcies and job cuts.

Personal Finance Daily: Congress go home so we can make money

Adios target-date funds A fund for Congress-haters Home-title options for spouses Congress is set to head out of Washington and give itself — and us — a break until after Labor Day. That may be cause for celebration in a lot of circles, even when there