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Deutsche Bank Again Refuses Democrats' Requests for Trump Accounts

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Lawyers for Deutsche Bank rebuffed arguments by Rep. Maxine Waters and four other Democrats that the bank was too broadly interpreting bank-secrecy laws.

SEC Says All Companies Can Now File Secretly for IPOs

The SEC announced that it would allow all companies to file paperwork confidentially as a first step toward going public. Until now that privilege has only been available to firms with less than $1 billion in annual revenue

Activist Engaged Capital Moves to Overhaul Hain Celestial Board

Hain Celestial Group Inc., fresh off accounting troubles that nearly pushed it from public markets, now faces a board overhaul from an investor that recently won a similar battle against Rent-A-Center Inc.

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Google Executive to Tackle Slow Pace of Change

Google's workforce continues to look pretty much the same as previous years, according to its annual diversity report published Thursday, a sign of the task awaiting Danielle Brown, the company's newly named head of diversity.

Nike Confirms Partnership With Amazon

Nike Inc.'s chief executive said the company is starting a pilot program to sell sneakers through Amazon.com Inc., ending a long stalemate between the sportswear giant and the online retailer.

New York Times Staffers Stage Walkout to Protest Job Cuts

New York Times staffers held a walkout on Thursday afternoon to protest pending job cuts expected to affect the newspaper's copy editing staff.

Puerto Rico Utility Moves Closer to Bankruptcy

Puerto Rico declined a $450 million loan offer, according to creditors of its public power monopoly, a decision they said virtually guarantees a bankruptcy for the indebted electric utility known as Prepa.

Oaktree Nears Buyout of Fifth Street Asset Management

Oaktree Capital is nearing a buyout of debt investor Fifth Street Asset Management, according to people familiar with the matter.

CFTC Won't Prosecute Ex-Citigroup Traders Over 'Spoofing'

Three former Citigroup traders struck nonprosecution agreements with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission thanks to their cooperation in a larger investigation of "spoofing" in U.S. Treasury markets, the CFTC said.

Greta Van Susteren Leaves MSNBC

MSNBC has dropped Greta Van Susteren as the anchor of its 6 p.m. hour after only six months.

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June 29, 2017 21:16 ET (01:16 GMT)