Ex-Broker Gets Probation, Home Detention In ‘Squawk Box’ Case

NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- A former Merrill Lynch & Co. broker was sentenced to probation Thursday in a scheme to misuse brokerage firm ‘squawk boxes.’ At a hearing before U.S. District Judge John Gleeson in Brooklyn, N.Y., Timothy O’Connell was sentenced to

U.S. wireless users satisfied, FCC should help more: GAO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Most customers are generally satisfied with their wireless telephone service, but many are frustrated with fees associated with ending their contract to switch carriers, according to a congressional study released on Thursday.

IMA slams personal accounts delay

The Investment Management Association has slammed the Government’s latest delay to its pension reforms claiming the move could lead to greater complexity. In his pre-Budget report yesterday, Chancellor Alistair Darling announced that employers can

Swine flu has killed 10,000 Americans since April

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Swine flu has killed nearly 10,000 Americans, including 1,100 children and 7,500 younger adults, and infected one in six people in the United States since arriving last April, health officials said on Thursday.