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Was Jon Corzine Right About European Bonds?

Dec 13, 2011
During his third grilling in the Senate today, The former CEO of MF Global continues to defend the firm's investments in the European bond market
Posted In: Corzine, MF Global, insolvency
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Ben Bernanke in a Humvee: Why the Fed bailed out Europe

Nov 30, 2011
To better understand why central banks around the world today said they would "inject liquidity" into the global markets, you might imagine the global economy as a highway
Posted In: liquidity, Federal Reserve, Europe debt crisis
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Warren Buffett: Even Oracles Have Their Secrets, And the SEC Lets Them

Nov 8, 2011
Warren Buffett gets a lot of attention as an investor. His folksy communication style, long, chatty investment letters, vocal disdain of Wall...
Posted In: Palace Intrigue
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The Big Ideas: Financial Debates in Surprising Places

Nov 5, 2011
A weekly roundup - with a less-than-euphonious title - of the week's most interesting mentions of finance in surprising places....
Posted In: The Big Ideas
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What's Going on With MF Global?

Oct 26, 2011
When the market wants blood, it will have it. Today the object of the market's bloodlust is MF Global, the futures brokerage that has been...
Posted In: Easy Street
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Freakouts Without Borders

Sep 22, 2011
Today's market mania - the Dow closed down 391 points - has the rare distinction of being absolutely global: the U.S., Asia, Europe....they're all...
Posted In: Wall Street
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Front-running Goldman Sachs From A TD Ameritrade Account

Sep 21, 2011
In horror movies, you always know it's bad when the threatening call is coming from inside the house....
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Operation Twist... in the wind?

Sep 21, 2011
The Federal Reserve finally confirmed Wall Street's giddiest expectations today by enacting Operation Twist. If Operation Twist doesn't strike y...
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Wall Street
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Europe: The Ferris Bueller Bailout Plan

Sep 14, 2011
Forget the bulls. Let's talk about Bueller....
Posted In: Wall Street
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Does Bank of America Need to Split Off a Better "Bad Bank"?

Sep 8, 2011
Was Bank of America's executive-level exfoliation this week the end of the line for the bank's attempts to clean up its image in the markets? It...
Posted In: Wall Street

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From American Public Media's Marketplace, a blog devoted to listeners and readers who want to understand and talk about Wall Street. This blog supplements our stream of Wall Street coverage with a Marketplace perspective by New York bureau chief Heidi N. Moore.

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The secret life of a food stamp

Your article makes a lot of sense. Without the help of food stamps these people that are spending money at Walmart would be on the streets,...

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What 1717 means: your trolley number guess

I have no idea what 1717 refers to but I do know Marketplace is always great to listen to! Keep going...

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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...