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  • proper noun An English habitational surname from any of several places of that name.


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  • Dave Breeden is certainly more than willing to be honest, and I suppose I appreciate that - even if he's not excited about local Pinot!

    Blind Tasting of Finger Lakes Pinot Noir Reveals Progress, Challenges

  • State Sen. Joyce Woodhouse, a Democrat and former Clark County School District colleague, called Breeden a "consensus-builder and problem-solver."

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

  • The "interim" tag has been dropped from Mr. Killion's current CEO title while Richard Breeden, head of an asset-management firm that is Zale's largest shareholder, resigned from the board after failing to turn the jeweler around.

    Zale Posts Smaller Loss, Margins Improve

  • Richard Breeden, a special investigator brought in eight years ago by minority shareholders of Black's newspaper empire, Hollinger International, had accused Black and his associates of stealing more than $400 million.

    A Head-Scratching Verdict Against Conrad Black

  • "The Fed has effectively been taxing money-market funds [by cutting short-term interest rates] to recapitalize the financial system and to make things easier on borrowers," says Dan Dektar, chief investment officer at Smith Breeden Associates.

    The Bond 'Bubble': Are Small Investors Taking Too Big a Bet?

  • "You are coming into an environment where the margin of error is a lot less," said Jon Duensing , principal and head of corporate credit at Smith Breeden Associates.

    Turning Up Their Noses at 'Junk'

  • In April, the company tapped board member Robert A. Gerard to be chairman, succeeding Richard C. Breeden , who announced his plan to depart a month earlier.

    H&R Block Posts Profit Drop, but Sees Filing Volume Pickup

  • The inflation change upon which TIPS funds will be basing their SEC yields in May will be nearly 1%, notes Dan Dektar , chief investment officer at Smith Breeden Associates in Durham, N.C. That suggests some funds might soon sport much higher yields.

    How Inflation-Protected Funds Get to Inflate Their Yields

  • On August 31, 2004, a special committee of the Board of Directors investigating the alleged misconduct of the controlling shareholders of Hollinger International submitted the 512-page Breeden Report to the U.S.

    The Invasion | ATTACKERMAN

  • "The spread that exists between financials and industrials should continue to close," says John Duensing , head of corporate credit at asset manager Smith Breeden Associates.

    Bank Bonds: Beware


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