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The No-Win French Bank Situation

Aug 11, 2011
This morning started with an explosive headline reminding everyone that the worries about France and its banks are going to take more than one day...
Posted In: Panics, Wall Street

What Other Banks Are Saying About SocGen: Don't Panic

Aug 10, 2011
Today, French bank Societe Generale caused a widespread case of post-traumatic stress disorder for everyone in the markets in 2008 who saw Bear...
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Market gyrations cause heartache, economic pain

Aug 10, 2011
For traders, stock market volatility creates opportunities to profit. For the rest of us, it generates fear that hurts businesses and the economy
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Market shock: Why the roller coaster ride?

Aug 10, 2011
Josh Brown, a financial adviser at Fusion Analytics, says despite months of poor economic reports, Wall Street hasn't declared another recession, and 'they never will until we're about halfway through' it.
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Global market mood: Volatile

Aug 9, 2011
Markets overseas have fluctuated wildly throughout the morning, and investors are looking to the Federal Reserve for answers
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Flummoxed by market reaction? Traders aren't...

Aug 8, 2011
Ellen Zentner, senior U.S. economist at Nomura Securities, says no one's surprised by the hot-and-cold reaction to the S&P downgrade.
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Debt downgrade: Could we see a relief rally?

Aug 8, 2011
Markets are down slightly this morning, but Marketplace's Jeff Horwich says that stocks could see a big gain: because the downturn has investors seeing sale prices.
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Market worries are more about long-term outlook than credit ratings

Aug 8, 2011
Julia Coronado, chief economist with the investment bank BNP Paribas, says we can't really resolve our debt problems without taking fewer retirement benefits and paying higher taxes
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Traders say downgrade overshadowed by economic slowdown

Aug 8, 2011
Investors still see the U.S. as creditworthy. But, they're turning their attention to worries over economic growth.
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Debt downgrade: The view from the trading floor

Aug 8, 2011
Marketplace's New York Bureau Chief Heidi Moore explains why Wall Street is more concerned with poor economic growth and a weak job market than the downgrade on U.S. debt
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