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Weekly Wrap: Greece and American banks

Jan 20, 2012
A review of the week's biggest business news. This week: News of a debt deal for Greece and what U.S. bank earnings says about the industry in the future.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Wall Street, Greece, bank

Weekly Wrap: Europe downgrade, JPMorgan

Jan 13, 2012
Reviewing the week’s headlines on Wall Street and beyond. This week: The Europe downgrade, JPMorgan's earnings and are we really in a recovery?
Posted In: Wall Street, Weekly Wrap

World markets: Winners and losers in 2011

Dec 30, 2011
The past year wasn’t kind to those with money in the Greek market, but Zambian investors are laughing all the way to the bank.
Posted In: stock market, venezuela, cyprus, 2011, Wall Street

Weekly Wrap: The year on Wall Street

Dec 30, 2011
Reviewing the most negative and positive headlines from Wall Street and the business world this year.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Wall Street, 2011

A bedside vigil for the S&P 500?

Dec 28, 2011
For a quiet week on the markets, there was still enough going on the global headlines to bring things down.
Posted In: Wall Street, markets, S&P 500 index

Lessons learned from Washington's down-to-the-wire deadlines

Dec 23, 2011
What have Wall Street economists learned from watching Washington lawmakers duke it out over things like extending the payroll tax cuts?
Posted In: Wall Street, Washington, payroll tax

Why Europe matters

Dec 14, 2011
Polls show that Americans are not paying much attention to the debt crisis in Europe.
Posted In: Europe, bank, Wall Street, bank bailout

Wall Street braces for smaller bonuses

Dec 13, 2011
Bankers and traders could receive as much as 30 percent less in year-end bonuses. Some just hope they keep their jobs amid mounting layoffs
Posted In: Wall Street, Wall Street bonuses

President Obama pushes to get CFPB head approved

Dec 5, 2011
this week, President Obama's expected to put the pressure on Congress to approve his nominee to head the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. But Republicans vow to hold up any nominee until the bureau itself gets overhauled.
Posted In: politics, CFPB, Richard Cordray, Wall Street

Raj Rajaratnam reports to prison

Dec 5, 2011
The former billionaire hedge fund manager convicted of insider trading reports to prison today. It isn't so cushy at Club Fed anymore, as more upscale federal prisons used to be called.
Posted In: Raj Rajaratnam, Wall Street, insider trading

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