Articles by Peggy Truong
Cezanne

Works by Cezanne, Matisse Each Sell For $19 million

The spring art sales got off to a solid start at Christie's on Tuesday, with works by Cezanne and Matisse each selling for $19 million (11 million pounds) as the auction house moved $117 million worth of Impressionist and modern art.
Louboutin

Shoe Designer Louboutin Defends Right to Red Soles

French shoe designer Christian Louboutin, famed for his glossy red-soled shoes, defended his decision to go to court with fashion label Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) and its parent company PPR to protect his trademark look on Monday.

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Barclays

Barclays Mulling Standard Chartered Merger

The potential move to merge with Standard Chartered could be a way for Barclays to thwart possible demands from an activist investor to return capital to shareholders, the Financial Times reported Wednesday.
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Small Banks Trump Wall Street On Dodd-Frank Rewrite

Congress on Tuesday rolled back some of the restraints imposed on banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, but big players like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase, will not be breaking out the champagne.
MH17

Investigators Reveal MH17 Was Shot By Russian Missile

Wilbert Paulissen of the Joint Investigations Team said new evidence suggested the Buk missile, used to blow the plane out of the sky, originated from the Russian military’s 53rd anti-aircraft missile brigade based in the city of Kursk.