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Jeff Bezos' plan for world domination: Lose money

Jul 26, 2013
Most businesses get hammered by the markets when they fail to meet profit expectations; not Amazon.
Posted In: Amazon, jeff bezos, Wall Street
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SAC: 'A magnet for market cheaters'?

Jul 25, 2013
The Justice Department has charged big hedge fund SAC with insider trading.
Posted In: Wall Street, insider trading, hedge funds, sac capital
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Why your bank might own an oil tanker

Jul 23, 2013
Banks are coming under scrutiny for doing business outside of banking, like owning metal warehouses and power plants. The Senate Banking Committee and federal regulators are looking into whether big banks are profiting at the consumer's expense.
Posted In: Wall Street, aluminum
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Bank of America profits and America's banks

Jul 17, 2013
Bank of America is the latest major U.S. bank to report strong profit growth. But does the mean the economy is healing?
Posted In: Banks, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Wall Street
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Earnings calls: A banker's driveway moment

Jul 16, 2013
In an effort to spice up boring earnings conference calls, Yahoo added a live video stream of Marissa Mayer today. Netflix will do the same, with a twist, next week.
Posted In: Wall Street, Yahoo, conference calls
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Wall Street movie looks at life as the bull

Jul 12, 2013
For the past 23 years, there's been one up-close observer of Wall Street. A new short film offers perspective from the point-of-view of The Charging Bull of Wall Street.
Posted In: Wall Street
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Fantasy trading site allows users to 'play' the stock market

Jul 11, 2013
Players are signing up for Wall Street Magnate in droves, in part, because the simulated experience reflects the stock market in real time.
Posted In: Wall Street, trading, stock market, games
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Thomson Reuters expected to suspend data sneak peaks: Report

Jul 8, 2013
Is ok to pay to get the jump on market-moving news? Thomson Reuters is expected to suspend the practice of selling so-called sneak peeks of certain economic data to select clients today.
Posted In: reuters, stock market, big data, Wall Street
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Bitcoin entrepreneurs barrel ahead despite legal clouds

Jul 3, 2013
A crop of start ups with venture capital backing are trying to make Bitcoin more mainstream and easy to trade.
Posted In: bitcoin, Wall Street, currency
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Gold buyers, Wall Street both hate Bernanke right now

Jun 20, 2013
The markets take a hit in the wake of Fed chairman Ben Bernanke’s “good” news about the economy.
Posted In: Wall Street, gold, Bernanke, QE2

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