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DeakBook Today's Top Headlines - July 31, 2015: Supreme Court Asked to Review Insider Trading Case | SoulCycle Goes Public | NBCUniversal Said to Be Near Buzzfeed and Vox Investment | Taxing Gordon Gekko.

    Friday, July 31, 2015 TODAY'S TOP HEADLINE By AMIE TSANG SUPREME COURT ASKED TO REVIEW INSIDER TRADING CASE Preet Bharara, the United States attorney in Manhattan, will get one more chance to preserve his near-perfect record in insider trading prosecutions, Alexandra Stevenson and Matthew Goldstein report in DealBook . Mr. Bharara persuaded the Justice Department to ask the Supreme Court to review an appellate court ruling that narrowed the definition of insider trading and overturned the convictions of two hedge fund managers.

DeakBook P.M. Edition - June 5, 2014: BNP Paribas Executive Asked to Leave Amid Investigation.

For the latest updates, go to » THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014 TOP STORY BNP Paribas Executive Asked to Leave Amid Investigation   The executive, one of BNP Paribas's three chief operating officers, would step down as part of the bank's settlement with New York State's financial regulator, according to people briefed on the matter. DEALBOOK » For the latest updates, go to » DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS S.E.C. Chief Calls for Sweeping Changes to Stock Market Rules   The package of recommendations for new rules and other changes, unveiled on Thursday, would touch virtually every corner of the market, including exchanges, private trading venues, brokerage firms and high-frequency traders. DEALBOOK » Are There Any Telecommunications Deals Left?   In the wake of a recent wave of consolidation - Sprint and T-Mobile, AT&T and DirecTV - there are only a few potential targets remaining. DEALBOOK » T

DeakBook Today's Top Headlines - May 8, 2014: Barclays Overhaul | The Rise of Jack Ma | Betting on Reverse Mortgages | Growing Pains for a Goldman Fund.

For the latest updates, go to » THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014 TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES BY SYDNEY EMBER BARCLAYS TO SHRINK INVESTMENT BANK IN OVERHAUL Barclays said on Thursday that it planned to cut 7,000 jobs from its investment bank in the next three years and create an internal "bad bank" to house businesses and classes of assets it is getting out of as part of an overhaul of its operations,  Chad Bray writes in DealBook . The moves are part of efforts by Antony P. Jenkins, the chief executive of the British lender, to reshape the bank and revive its image amid a series of scandals. Under the strategy introduced on Thursday,  the bank will be streamlined within four core businesses : retail and corporate banking in Britain, the Barclaycard credit card business, banking in Africa and investment banking. The British lender also plans to accelerate its cost-cutting plans by further reducing its work force. As part of those reductions,  the i