Banking / Finance / M&A

Baird Funds, a division of Milwaukee-based Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc., has launched two new municipal bond funds.
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Stock traders are reeling from one of the most turbulent market moves in history, after a record-breaking collapse on Monday followed by rallies that were nearly as intense. Although some analysts fear volatile markets, others recognize that volatility brings larger rewards along with larger risks.
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Dallas-based mortgage servicing firm Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. will provide up to $30 million in mortgage modifications to help financially-strapped Milwaukee residents keep their homes, under a partnership agreement announced today by city officials.
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Milwaukee-based Therapy Plus has been acquired by Exton, Pa.-based Physiotherapy Corp.
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Volatility has returned to U.S. stock markets with a vengeance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has fluctuated by a thousand or more points on recent trading days. During these times your 401(k) plan participants can become very nervous. Plan sponsors and their investment advisors should help participants remain calm during these periods of intense market fluctuations by sharing the following:
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The New York Stock Exchange continues its rocky stretch, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down another 205 points at close Tuesday, partially driven by fears about an economic slowdown in China.
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Robert Arzbaecher will receive $3 million in stock options for his role as interim president and chief executive officer of Actuant Corp., according to an SEC filing by the company.
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Despite a roller-coaster day on the stock market that started with a jaw-dropping 1,000-point drop Monday morning and ended with an overall drop of 588 points, analysts said Wisconsin investors should monitor events closely, but not panic.
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Global economic concerns had a big impact on markets this morning, as investor uncertainty contributed to significant declines in the U.S., China, Japan, France, Germany and Middle East markets.
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Milwaukee-based headphone manufacturer Koss Corp. has reported fiscal fourth quarter net income of $354,800, or 5 cents per share, compared with a net loss of $1.5 million, or 29 cents lost per share, in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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