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WikiLeaks sets sights on major U.S. bank

A big U.S. bank is the target of the next megadata dump by WikiLeaks, the online site that this week released a trove of confidential U.S. diplomatic cables from around the world. In an interview with Forbes, WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange compared the upcoming release, scheduled for next year, to the damaging emails that came out after the collapse of Enron Corp. He did not identify the bank.

That’s not stopping others from speculating.
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Pritzker’s Triton rumored to be up for sale

Triton Container International Ltd., owned by Chicago’s Pritzker family, is up for sale, the latest attempt at selling the container leasing company that could be worth about $1 billion, several sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.

The auction is the latest in a series of asset sales by the Pritzkers, one of the wealthiest U.S. families. They have been selling assets after a 2001 settlement agreement, in which 11 heirs set a plan to break up the family fortune. Get the full story »

BofA suspends foreclosures, states eye Chase

Amid growing public anger over U.S. home seizures, Bank of America Corp has suspended some of its foreclosures and JPMorgan Chase & Co has come under investigation in California and Connecticut. Get the full story »