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INSIGHT-Britain's bank tax jump threatens to push HSBC, StanChart to new home

*UK tax rise will cost pair $2 bln/ yr and may rise again. LONDON, April 19- HSBC and Standard Chartered are looking at the viability of quitting London for a new home in Asia because a big jump in a tax on UK banks makes staying in Britain increasingly painful. "There is a very clear risk that HSBC and StanChart reach a pain threshold where they think it is no longer worth...
Source: Reuters | By: Steve Slater and Sinead Cruise
Bernanke to be 'most vilified of century': Trader

Why does Guy Adami think Ben Bernanke is going to be one of the most vilified people of the 21st century?
Source: CNBC.com | By: Kristin Cwalinski
Deutsche Bank leans towards limited revamp with Postbank sale - sources

FRANKFURT, April 18- Deutsche Bank will sell Postbank but keep a pared back own-brand retail business in the overhaul plan currently favoured by management, sources familiar with the internal discussions at Germany's biggest lender said. The choice to keep most retail operations and offload only Postbank, which Deutsche bought in steps for about 6 billion...
Source: Reuters | By: Kathrin Jones
Japan's ANA Holdings to buy stake in Skymark Airlines

ANA's investment comes after Skymark filed for bankruptcy in January. Skymark agreed a 9 billion yen deal with Integral earlier this year and has been seeking other parties to help it turn the business around. Integral and ANA have made agreements on matters including the eventual relisting of Skymark and sustaining the number of employees, the sources said.
Source: Reuters | By: Maki Shiraki and Taiga Uranaka
UPDATE 1-Raytheon to acquire Websense for $1.9 billion -sources

April 17- U.S. arms maker Raytheon Co has agreed to buy Websense Inc from private equity firm Vista Equity Partners LLC, in a deal that values the network security company at $1.9 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Raytheon will combine Websense with its own cybersecurity operations and have an 80 percent stake in the combined...
Source: Reuters | By: Mike Stone and Liana B. Baker
EXCLUSIVE-U.S. defense IT contractor Vencore explores sale -sources

Vencore's owner, private equity firm Veritas Capital Management LLC, has hired Stone Key Group LLC and Wells Fargo& Co to advise on an auction for the company, three people said on Friday. Veritas Capital and Wells Fargo declined to comment. Veritas Capital bought the company, which was previously called SI Organization Inc, from Lockheed Martin Corp for $815...
Source: Reuters | By: Greg Roumeliotis and Mike Stone
Cramer quiz: Do you know how to get rich carefully?

Jim Cramer digs back into his past to review where he went right and when he went wrong. Do you have what it takes to get rich carefully, too?
Source: CNBC.com | By: Abigail Stevenson
Cramer: Learn to love secondary offerings  

Mad Money's Jim Cramer says there are many cases where secondaries can make fabulous buying opportunities.
Source: CNBC.com
Fitch Rates Cleveland MSD, OH's Qualified ULTGO School Improvement Bonds 'AA'; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK---- Fitch Ratings has assigned the following program rating of' AA' to the following Cleveland Municipal School District OH's unlimited tax general obligation qualified school improvement refunding bonds:. --$150,797,000, school improvement bonds, series 2015 A;. --$49,203,000, school improvement bonds, series 2015 B.
Source: Business Wire
Radian Announces Ability to Comply with Final PMIERs and Sets First Quarter Conference Call Date

PHILADELPHIA---- Radian Guaranty Inc., the mortgage insurance subsidiary of Radian Group Inc., today commented on the final Private Mortgage Insurer Eligibility Requirements developed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and issued by the Federal Housing Finance Agency earlier today. As of March 31, 2015, Radian Guaranty would be able to immediately comply with the...
Source: Business Wire