May 5, 1993 |
Merrill Lynch Suspends 3 Executives: Merrill Lynch & Co. has suspended three senior executives involved in a $2.9-billion bond transaction under investigation by federal officials. Officials for the securities firm also said an internal audit showed "apparent irregularities" related to transactions with Armacon Securities, a company tied to New Jersey Gov. Jim Florio's chief of staff, Joseph C. Salema, the New York Times reported. Salema has been subpoenaed in relation to the investigation.
July 26, 1993 |
Required Disclosure of Contributions Urged: The Public Securities Assn. today urged the Securities Exchange Commission to introduce laws requiring public finance officials and public officials who issue municipal bonds to disclose information on political contributions they receive.
August 27, 1992 |
Interim Manager John Wathan will join Buck Rodgers on the Angel bench instead of returning to his third base coaching duties Friday, when Rodgers returns to the dugout for the first time since the team's May 21 bus crash. "I'm going to need John and Lach (pitching coach Marcel Lachemann) down there with me because I've been away so long and they really know what's going on," Rodgers said by telephone Wednesday from his home in Yorba Linda.
November 25, 1999 |
Travelers took to the rails, roads and air by the millions Wednesday in the annual exodus to visit relatives for Thanksgiving. Amtrak put more trains on the tracks and more cars on its trains. Airlines expected a record 19.8 million passengers in the week and a half surrounding the holiday, 10% more than last year. The American Automobile Assn. said nearly 28 million people would drive 100 miles or more; Greyhound Lines rented extra buses.
August 5, 1993 |
A key rule-making board for the municipal securities industry on Wednesday proposed procedures to make it virtually impossible for underwriting firms and dealers to make political contributions, while requiring greater disclosure of financial information to bond customers.
April 8, 1991 |
The mud itself is a deeply held family secret--sort of like the formula for Coca-Cola--but 70-year-old Burns Bintliff will tell you this much: Major league baseball would be in a real pickle if it wasn't for his Lena Blackburne Rubbing Mud Co. Although practically no one in professional baseball knows his name, Bintliff, a retired carpenter with the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, is the sole purveyor of the mud umpires rub on six dozen baseballs before every major league baseball game.