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Markets to watch Bernanke testimony closely

Feb 15, 2006
The new Fed Chief comes before the House Financial Services Committee today for a report on the state of the Federal Reserve. Eric Niiler reports that the financial markets are going to hang on every word.
Posted In: Economy, Investing, Wall Street

Merrill Lynch eyes BlackRock

Feb 13, 2006
Rumors are flying on Wall Street that Merrill Lynch hopes to acquire a large stake in money management firm BlackRock, in a deal that could be worth $8 billion. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

ABC, NBC, Al Michaels, and...

Feb 13, 2006
... a cartoon rabbit? Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan and Scott Jagow discuss the business implications of Disney and NBC's recent swap of sportscaster Al Michaels for a cartoon character.
Posted In: Sports, Wall Street

David Johnson checks in

Feb 10, 2006
Kai Ryssdal talks with Dallas stock broker David Johnson about the week on Wall Street.
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Last gasp for open outcry trading?

Feb 9, 2006
After years of shunning electronic trading in favor of boisterous trading pits, the New York Mercantile Exchange has decided to fire up the computers like other futures markets. Is this the end of an era? Amy Scott reports.
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David Johnson checks in

Feb 3, 2006
Tess Vigeland checks in with Dallas stock broker David Johnson to find out about the week on Wall Street.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Burger King goes public

Feb 1, 2006
Burger King stock will be publicly offered for the first time in the chain's history. Burger King is one of the top three burger chains in the country, but it's the only one never to be traded publicly. Amy Scott takes a closer look.
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Google stock

Feb 1, 2006
Google's been an investment darling for some time now. But last night, Wall Street got a bit frugal on the company. Scott Tong reports.
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Trimming back the hedge funds

Feb 1, 2006
New SEC guidelines are set to go into effect today regulating accounting and disclosure practices at hedge funds. Amy Scott has more.
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The Bank of eBay?

Feb 1, 2006
Think eBay is just an online auction site? Think again. It also happens to be a money-market manager with assets of $500 million, thanks its PayPal electronic payment service. As Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, the eBay money market fund pays one of the highest yields in the industry.
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