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DealB%K Afternoon Edition: Murdoch Faces Off With Shareholders

TOP STORY Murdoch Faces Off With Shareholders DealBook live-blogged News Corp.'s first shareholders meeting following a phone-hacking scandal. DEALBOOK »   DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS Deal Professor: Corporate Governance Issues Grow More Complex The Deal Professor examines the unintended consequences of changes in corporate governance and the prospects for the future. DEALBOOK » London Protesters Asked to Leave St. Paul's Cathedral On Friday, religious leaders at St Paul's Cathedral, a 300-year church whose grounds the Occupy London Stock Exchange campaign had used as its headquarters, called on the protesters to decamp. DEALBOOK » What Is a Banker Worth? Here Is One Answer Are you worth $85,000 on the job market? $500,000? A new Web site -- "What Is My Value?" -- allows finance workers to find their personal price tag. DEALBOOK » Bridgewater's Dalio: 'I Think I Did Everything Right' R

DealB%K Afternoon Edition: White Collar Watch: The Late Mover Advantage in Citigroup's Settlement

TOP STORY White Collar Watch: The Late Mover Advantage in Citigroup's Settlement The fraud cases against Goldman Sachs and Citigroup may have been identical, but Citigroup paid a smaller settlement and doesn't face the same highly charged outrage. DEALBOOK » | Citigroup to Pay Millions to Close Fraud Complaint   DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS Deloitte's Quandary: Defy the S.E.C. or China The S.E.C. is stepping up the pressure on Deloitte's Shanghai affiliate, which is resisting turning over records about accounting fraud at a Chinese company. DEALBOOK » 8 Lessons From the Women on Wall Street Conference Sharon L. Allen, Anne Marie Petach, Katherine Garrett-Cox and other women offer their top advice from the annual gathering. DEALBOOK » Blackstone Reports a Loss Amid Tough Markets Blackstone's loss were driven by markdowns in the value of the firm's private equity and real estate holdings, as the firm battled a to

DealB%K afternoon Edition : Abbott to Split in Two.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 TOP STORY Abbott to Split in Two By breaking off its research pharmaceutical business, Abbott Laboratories will follow a string of companies that have turned to corporate breakups to bolster shareholder value. DEALBOOK »   DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS Lawsuit Claims Herb Allen Forged a Signature The head of Allen & Company was accused of forging his dying cousin's signature to protect a family ranch against his cousin's creditor. DEALBOOK » In Debt: Bankruptcy Venue and the Delaware Solyndra Ruling Despite moves in Congress to change Chapter 11 venue rules, the Delaware court ignored any political pressure to name a trustee in the Solyndra bankruptcy. DEALBOOK » The Breakup Advisers As the number of corporate spinoffs mounts, Lazard so far leads a Thomson Reuters league table for advising on them. DEALBOOK » Bulls and Bears Battle Over Green Mountain Coffee Digging into David Einhorn&#

DealB%K Afternoon Edition: Regulators Move to Rein In Speculative Trading

TOP STORY Regulators Move to Rein In Speculative Trading But the battle over position limits on 28 commodities may continue if Wall Street, as expected, takes its complaints to the courts. DEALBOOK » DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS In Debt: Deutsche Bank's Lehman Claims What class the claims end up could mean a difference of more than $100 million to Deutsche Bank and other distressed debt investors. DEALBOOK » Dropbox Confirms $250 Million Investment The latest fund-raising round values the online storage company at $4 billion. DEALBOOK » Goldman Sachs Reports $428 Million Loss Goldman, weighed down by problems in its private equity portfolio and the broader global economic woes, reported a loss of $428 million, only the second quarterly loss since the investment bank went public in 1999. DEALBOOK » | Financial Stocks Lift Wall Street 2:48 PM ET Bank of America Notches $6.2 Billion Profit Bank of Amer