The Supreme Court takes up a case today that could have big implications on Wall Street. Investment banks are accused of conspiring to inflate IPO prices during the '90s dot-com boom and subsequent bust. And a whole lotta money hangs in the balance.
Are they just out to make a quick buck? A growing political backlash is taking form in Europe as deep-pocketed hedge funds and private equity groups continue to buy up companies and sell off their parts.