BATS reveals multiyear pricing problem

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US stock exchange operator says its systems executed hundreds of thousands of trades beginning in 2008 that may have violated securities rules
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Coast Guard: Tanker that hit Bay Bridge was warned

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An empty oil tanker that crashed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was warned prior to striking the bridge tower, the Coast Guard said.

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Conoco moving West Texas management to Houston

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ConocoPhillips is splitting its vast mid-continent business in two and moving managers from Midland to Houston, as part of an internal reorganization, according to a spokesman.

Ex-SAC analyst gets two years probation

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Judge Jed Rakoff praised the quality and extent of Mr Wang’s assistance in the insider trading investigation
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Bredero Shaw introduces offshore pipe and joint coating package

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Bredero Shaw has introduced a packaged combination of products, expertise, infrastructure, and services to cover each stage of an offshore pipeline coating project, from concept to commissioning.
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Google has invested $200 million in the Spinning Spur wind farm (source: Google)

Google sinks $200 million into Texas wind farm

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Google has invested $200 million in a West Texas wind farm, which will become a part of the company’s $1 billion renewable energy portfolio, the Internet search giant said Wednesday.
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Stocks rise on earnings hopes

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Stocks are resuming their new year rally while prices of US sovereign bonds are falling, nudging yields up 1 basis point to 1.86%
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AP file photo/Gerald Herbert)

Transocean advised of rights at hearing on Gulf spill criminal charge

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Swiss drilling contractor Transocean made a brief appearance Wednesday in New Orleans federal court, where a lawyer for the company was advised of the misdemeanor criminal charge the company faces in connection with the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
The Kulluk conical drilling rig, shown in a Seattle shipyard earlier this year, has begun drilling in Alaska's Beaufort Sea.  (Jennifer A. Dlouhy / The Houston Chronicle)

Arctic standards urged for oil drilling in forbidding region

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Engineers, oil industry representatives and environmentalists on Wednesday urged federal regulators to adopt a suite of baseline standards that would govern a new era of oil drilling and possibly production in Arctic waters.
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Obama to weigh up executive order on guns

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That the president might use the power of his office to take action is a sign of how politically difficult it will be to advance legislation
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