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Weekly Wrap: Tanking markets, government shutdown

Sep 23, 2011
Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: How to feel after another drop in the global markets, what to expect from the IMF and G20 meetings, and the possibility of a government shutdown.
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Stock markets tumble on fears of recession

Sep 22, 2011
Global stock markets tumbled a day after the Federal Reserve, justifying its latest moves, cited "significant downside risks" to the U.S. economy.
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The psychology behind market panics

Sep 22, 2011
In this time of economic uncertainty, we're more prone to market panics. But why do they exist and what are the causes?
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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...
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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...
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Weekly Wrap: Europe's ongoing debt crisis

Sep 16, 2011
Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: the continuing story on the European debt crisis.
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Europe: The Ferris Bueller Bailout Plan

Sep 14, 2011
Forget the bulls. Let's talk about Bueller....
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'Calmest' 300-point selloff on Wall Street today

Sep 9, 2011
This final note on the way out, just to get back to that idea that the legacy of September 11th fundamentally isn't about economics or money....
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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...
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CEO turnover can revitalize companies in hard times

Sep 7, 2011
Yahoo and Bank of America just let go of some top level officials. And while management may not feel layoffs as much as the average worker, hard times mean less job stability for executives too.
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