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Are Citigroup's shareholders starting a trend?

Apr 18, 2012
Citigroup stock is down 0.1 percent , that after shareholders in an advisory vote said no dice to a hefty pay package for executives, including a $15 million salary for Citigroup's CEO.

Markets feeling the ripples from Europe and earthquake

Apr 11, 2012
There were several massive earthquakes off the coast of Indonesia today, triggering tsunami warnings across the Indian Ocean. Those warnings have been cancelled and no serious damage has been reported so far.

Markets react to Fed news, ADP jobs report

Apr 4, 2012
The payroll processing company ADP said the U.S. private sector added 209,000 jobs last month, a sign that job growth has yet to be affected by high gas prices. The seeming recovery has also led the Fed to announce it will ease off with quantitative easing.

Good and bad signs for the U.S. housing market

Mar 28, 2012
It is one step forward, one step back for the housing market. The mortgage bankers association says this morning applications for home mortgages were up 3.3 percent last week but demand for refinancing dropped for the sixth straight week.

Banks pass stress tests, Goldman fails an employee review

Mar 14, 2012
Big U.S. banks passed a round of stress tests conducted by the Fed. Meanwhile, one former Goldman Sachs employee is speaking out on the corporate culture there, which he claims leaves much to be desired.

Will U.S. jobs numbers continue to improve?

Mar 7, 2012
The payroll processing company ADP said this morning that the private sector added 216,000 jobs last month, that beat expectations.

Payroll tax extension, Greek news won't make huge impact

Feb 15, 2012
News out of the U.S. and Europe today could mean more spending at home and more debt problems in Greece. But Josh Brown of Fusion Analytics says neither piece of news will make a huge difference in the markets.

A little risk in the portfolio could be worth it

Feb 8, 2012
The markets will always have their ups and downs, but Josh Brown of Fusion Analytics thinks the best way to prepare for a long retirement is to keep a little risk in your portfolio, especially as markets are looking up.

Federal prosecutors target former Credit Suisse traders

Feb 1, 2012
Prosecutors are expected to file criminal charges against traders from Credit Suisse for inflating the value of mortgage bonds back in 2008. Why it has taken so long for these charges to be filed?

Long-term manufacturing decline hard to reverse

Jan 25, 2012
President Obama announced that he hoped to start bringing manufacturing jobs back to our shores. But we might never again reach the peak of the 1940's.