The top 25 hedge fund managers earned $13 billion in 2015 -- more than some nations

Top earners, Kenneth Griffin and James Simons, made $1.7bn each despite ‘hedge fund killing field’ on Wall Street where many companies lost billions or closed

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Clinton and Trump share 'tax loophole' address with Apple, Walmart and 285,000 firms

1209 North Orange Street in Wilmington is a nondescript two-story building, yet is home to Apple, American Airlines, Walmart and presidential candidates

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Los Angeles airport pushes to build special terminal just for celebrities -- and the 1 percent

Special suite at LAX will let stars and the world’s wealthy glide directly from their limo to their first-class seat without having to interact with the public

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Goldman Sachs worker likely faces jail amid rare criminal charges for a banker

A Goldman Sachs banker is expected to be jailed over the leaking of confidential information from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the investment banker’s former employer.

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Facebook only hired seven black people in 2013, latest diversity report says

Facebook is dominated by virtually as many white men as it was last year despite Mark Zuckerberg’s repeated promise to get serious about building a workforce that better reflects the diversity of its 1.4 billion global users.

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Goldman Sachs restricts intern workday to 17 hours in wake of burnout death

The benevolent firm introduced new work hours for summer interns after Bank of America Merrill Lynch intern died from seizure induced by all-nighters

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The truth about trailer parks: Poor forced to live among sex offenders and felons as owners cash in

The number one rule is stated twice, once in the classroom and once on the bus: “Don’t make fun of the residents.” Welcome to Mobile Home University, a three-day, $2,000 “boot camp” that teaches people from across the US how to make a fortune by buying up trailer parks.

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Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson rakes in $3.8 million in casino profits

Casinos owned by billionaire Republican donor Sheldon Adelson made profits of $3.8m last year as revenue increased to a record $14.6bn, leaving Adelson “extremely pleased”.

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The power of funny cats: BuzzFeed valued at more than three times The Washington Post

It is only eight years old and best-known for collating funny videos of cats and so-called "listicles" of trivia (such as 40 Things That Will Make You Feel Old), but viral internet sensation BuzzFeed was on Monday valued at more than three times as much as The Washington Post, the venerable US newspaper whose exposure of the Watergate scandal brought down President Nixon.

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Multinational companies illegal diversion of funds stymies African development

More than $60bn (£36bn) has been illegally siphoned out of Uganda, Ghana, Mozambique, Kenya and Tanzania over 10 years, with most of it squirrelled away in tax havens, according to a report by financial transparency campaigners.

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Facebook paid small tax bill on big profits made outside US, figures show

Company channelled bulk of profits through Ireland and onto Cayman Islands, allowing to it pay just £238,000 to UK taxman

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America's highest paid CEO accused of running 'ponzi scheme'

Investor Bill Ackman accuses America's best paid chief executive, Michael Johnson, of duping salespeople out of $3.8bn

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Apple paid less than 2 percent tax on overseas profits last year

Apple paid less than 2% tax on profit made outside the United States last year.

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Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit abruptly resigns

Vikram Pandit has abruptly quit as chief executive of Citigroup.

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