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Many banks not understanding of Gulf businessmen

Jul 16, 2010
Oil may no longer be spilling into the Gulf, but it still leaves many Gulf businessmen at the mercy of banks and creditors who may not be sympathetic to their circumstances.
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SEC v. Goldman Sachs: Who won?

Jul 16, 2010
The Securities and Exchange Commission settled with Goldman Sachs & Co. yesterday for $550 million for civil fraud charges of misleading investors -- $300 million in fines, and the rest as compensation for investors who lost money. But who wins in this situation?
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Goldman Sachs, SEC deal could lead to other bank settlements

Jul 16, 2010
Goldman Sachs' half-billion dollar settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission could lead to similar deals with other big-player banks.
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How will financial reform actually work?

Jul 16, 2010
Financial regulatory reform passed the Senate yesterday. Jennifer Collins explores the nitty-gritty of how that will work.
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JP Morgan's success not what it seems

Jul 15, 2010
JP Morgan appeared to have blown everyone's expectations by posting $4.8 billion in profits, but read between the lines, and there's some interesting accounting that made for a seemingly successful quarter.
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Big picture near finished, then little details

Jul 15, 2010
The financial reform bill is just one signature away from becoming law, but that won't be the end -- a whole new round of tough decision-making will start for federal agencies.
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JP Morgan makes $4.8 billion in quarter

Jul 15, 2010
JP Morgan Chase earnings are up significantly quarter over last year. The robust numbers were unexpected in a currently volatile stock market.
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Outlook for banks improving over last year

Jul 15, 2010
Last year, the Treasury's stress tests found 10 of the 19 biggest U.S. banks likely couldn't weather a severe recession. Now, banks are expected to be in the black.
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SEC considers settling lawsuit against Goldman

Jul 15, 2010
The Securities and Exchange Commission is talking to Goldman Sachs about settling its lawsuit against the bank over its actions during the housing collapse.
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Reform bill grazed past shadow banks

Jul 14, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace editor Paddy Hirsch how the financial reform bill barely touched on shadow banks, "alter egos" larger banks use to cover up risky investments.
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