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Europe awaits a firm plan from leaders to rescue banks

Oct 10, 2011
Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel agreed over the weekend to craft a plan to bolster eurozone banks. They have until the end of the month, but many questions remain as to what exactly the plan will be.
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How to switch banks, the smart way

Oct 7, 2011
Many people are gearing up to switch banks -- to ones with little or no fees. We learn some tips on how to make that transition as smoothly as possible.
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How free are those 'free' checking accounts?

Oct 6, 2011
There's a huge uproar over the fees many banks are proposing, but those checking accounts may never have been free to begin with.
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Morgan Stanley battles rumors about its health

Oct 5, 2011
Amid concerns about the vulnerability of banks in Europe, Morgan Stanley has been beset by rumors of exposure to risky European debt.
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Josh Brown: European banks on the precipice of a crisis

Oct 5, 2011
We hear from Josh Brown, analyst at Fusion Analytics, about how dire the banking crisis in Europe really is.
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What Dexia's troubles can teach us

Oct 5, 2011
The European bank Dexia was on the brink of being broken up, until it was saved by France and Belgium. What happened, and how will this affect the bank industry's future?
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Bank of New York Mellon sued over currency transactions

Oct 5, 2011
The U.S. Justice Department and the New York attorney general are suing Bank of New York Mellon over a policy that allowed them to make over $2 billion over a decade.
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Dexia trouble could spread to American cities

Oct 5, 2011
The Belgian bank Dexia is in trouble, running out of cash because it owns so much European debt. But the bank's failure could also affect many American cities.
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European bank's woes hit home in U.S.

Oct 4, 2011
Franco-Belgian bank Dexia, hobbled by Greek debt, backs billions of dollars worth of U.S. municipal bonds that pay for schools, sewers and airports.
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European bank Dexia brought down by euro debt crisis

Oct 4, 2011
Europe has been worried about the banking system being hurt by the bad debt of countries like Greece, Spain, and Italy. Now the bank Dexia is being propped-up by the governments of France and Belgium.
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