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Wall Street asks: 'What shutdown?'

Oct 1, 2013
Investors seem to be tuning out the political impasse in Washington, at least so far.
Posted In: Wall Street, investment banks, government shutdown 2013

When the financial crisis met pop culture

Sep 12, 2013
How the bad banks, home foreclosures and layoffs of the financial crisis found their way into pop culture.
Posted In: Pop Culture, Wall Street

Dow changes raise questions about relevance

Sep 10, 2013
There’s a shakeup in the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average. How much will this affect the average investor?
Posted In: Dow, Dow Jones Industrial Average, Wall Street

Nasdaq glitch: Why no backup?

Aug 23, 2013
The Nasdaq closure had nothing to do with rogue or erroneous orders. The system that shows stock prices failed.
Posted In: Wall Street, new york stock exchange, NASDAQ

Goldman's multi-million dollar computer trading mistake

Aug 21, 2013
A trading error on Goldman Sach's options desk shows mistakes still happen, despite all the computers.
Posted In: Goldman Sachs, Wall Street

Combat vets make it in the trenches on Wall Street

Aug 12, 2013
Big banks are pledging to hire more vets. One Wall Street firm already has.
Posted In: veterans, Bank of America, Wall Street

IPO boom another sign of economic recovery

Aug 6, 2013
As more companies rush to go public, signs point to a healthier economy.
Posted In: Wall Street, IPOs, Silicon Valley

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

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

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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