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Will New York be next for the fracking-fueled job boom?

Sep 18, 2012
A fracking-fueled job boom has erupted in parts of the U.S. and wages of gas workers have increased. But in New York fracking is banned. That hasn’t stopped an upstate New York school from offering training courses for work in gas fields, because many expect Gov. Andrew Cuomo to lift the ban.

The Must-Read Wall Street Books of the Summer of 2012

Aug 29, 2012
With only a few days left until the fall starts, you can still get in some beach reading. Here are the best books about investing and Wall Street to come out this summer.

Explainer: The Romney Tax Documents, Part I

Aug 23, 2012 dumped a ton of data about presidential candidate Mitt Romney's finances. This is the background that may help you explain it.

Citigroup CEO: Kudos to Me on a Job Well Done

Aug 22, 2012
In a speech in Singapore, Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit said the firm needed to be restructured after the financial crisis.

What NBC Can Learn from Wall Street Hubris

Jul 30, 2012
The peacock network has turned its mildly irritating coverage of the Olympics into a certifiable debacle. It's an old page in the Wall Street playbook.

LIBOR Pains: How Much Will the LIBOR Scandal Cost US Banks? $35 Billion.

Jul 17, 2012
Two fascinating pieces of research from Keefe Bruyette & Woods estimates how much American banks may be on the hook for as the LIBOR scandal grows.

50 ways to rig your LIBOR

Jul 16, 2012
As the scandal into rate-rigging grows, more theories and information are emerging about how, exactly, banks may have manipulated an important interest rate called LIBOR.

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JP Morgan's Trading Loss: The Essentials

Jul 13, 2012
JP Morgan announced the full scale of its disastrous "London Whale"loss to date. This is our primer on what you should know.

JP Morgan's Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Trading Loss

Jul 13, 2012
JP Morgan, already on the hot seat for a big $2 billion trading loss, admits that it lost more than $4.4 billion, and added that its traders lied about the size of the loss to make it look better.