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Maryland to become 'ground zero' in mutual funds fraud litigation

...corporation and securities law. Investors are suing Janus Capital Group Inc., Strong Capital Management Inc., Bank One Corp., Bank of America Corp., Putnam Investments and Alliance Capital Holdings. About 95 million Americans invest in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/03/fin_410893.shtml
Finance
Deals seen as welcome sign of recovery's strength

...activity. Including the Comcast offer for Disney and the pending $58 billion merger of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Bank One Corp., there have been $170 billion in bids and deals announced so far this year, according to Thomson Financial. By...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/16/fin_404760.shtml
Finance
Banking giants merge, with eye to growing even bigger

...financial services industry has given birth to another mega-bank - and the new team of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Bank One Corp. already is talking about getting bigger. The nation's third- and sixth-largest banks hooked up in a long-rumored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/16/bus_401179.shtml
Business
Experts say consolidation in the banking industry isn't over

NEW YORK -- The megamerger of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Bank One Corp. will likely shift the banking industry landscape, setting off a cascade of deals among mid-sized institutions while creating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/16/bus_401183.shtml
Business
Some firms could benefit from mutual fund scandal

...recommended investors consider selling funds from five firms implicated in the scandal - Bank of America's Nations Funds, Bank One Corp., Janus Capital Group, Strong Capital Management Inc. and Fred Alger & Co - because their problems are serious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/17/fin_392559.shtml
Finance
Growing regulatory probe threatens to dampen fund firm profits

...Capital Partners LLC in September of illegal trading involving Bank of America Corp., Janus Capital Group Inc., Bank One Corp. and Strong Financial Corp. funds. And several other companies, including Merrill Lynch & Co., Alliance Capital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/03/fin_387951.shtml
Finance
How to protect against market-timing

...Inc. Spitzer has accused hedge fund Canary Capital Partners LLC of market timing involving Bank of America, Janus, Bank One Corp. and Strong Financial Corp. funds. Alliance Capital Management Holding LP also suspended two employees Tuesday for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/06/fin_394473.shtml
Finance
Bank of America says it's prepared to reimburse shareholders

...engaged in illegal trading practices with several large mutual fund companies, including Bank of America, Janus, Bank One Corp. and Strong Financial Corp. None of the mutual fund firms named in the complaint have been accused of a crime, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/09/fin_385907.shtml
Finance
Index of leading indicators drops 0.5 percent

...expectations. "There was a big drop last month - surprise, surprise," said Diane Swonk, chief economist at Bank One Corp. in Chicago. "Is the worst yet to come? Yes. We still have to pay the price of all the layoffs that just got dumped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/23/bus_328347.shtml
Business
Merger's area effects uncertain

...include investment and trust services, credit cards and consumer lending. Its credit card portfolio is being sold to Bank One Corp. Headquarters: Winston-Salem, N.C. 2000 sales: $7.3 billion 2000 net income: $832 million Employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/17/bus_313299.shtml
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