Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) has got preliminary court approval to settle a $670-million-worth financial lawsuit.
The global document management company was sued in 2000 for misleading investors about the corporation’s financial state. By employing several "accounting maneuvers," Xerox managed to hide information about the stock that fell from a high of $63.69 to a low of $4.43 during 1998-2000. Xerox didn’t admit guilt.
Xerox will continue its dividend payments and its stock buyback program as the financial state is improved.
"We should use shock therapy to sober up the Americans. In this case, the Americans will speak about the need to resume dialogue. There is no other option"
The United States is concerned about the current crisis in the relations with Russia and suggests returning to reasonable policies to avoid a nuclear war