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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

Sorry to say, but an apology costs money

Jun 19, 2013
SEC chairman Mary Jo White is pushing for more admissions of wrongdoing in cases of widespread harm to investors .
Posted In: Wall Street, Wall Street Reform, Mary Jo White, Securities and Exchange Commission

Snapchat's latest demographic? Wall Street bankers

Jun 13, 2013
Wall Street bankers are catching on to Snapchat, an app which allows user to send photos and other messages that self-destruct in a seconds.
Posted In: apps, Wall Street, social media

Could Bloomberg lose the trust of Wall Street?

May 17, 2013
Wall Street banks are taking on Bloomberg in the wake of news that the news service’s reporters snooped on clients. Could there be business implications for the company?
Posted In: bloomberg, Wall Street, journalism

Google's CIO on how NYC compares to Silicon Valley

Apr 15, 2013
Chief Information Officer Ben Fried gives a tour of Google's New York headquarters and discusses how its culture differs from Silicon Valley.
Posted In: Google, New York, Silicon Valley, Wall Street

Why Wall Street pay won't be curbed, ever

Feb 28, 2013
The European Union sparked a bankers’ revolt when it moved to curb their bonuses. Despite Americans’ dismay with Wall Street, caps won’t happen here.
Posted In: Bankers, Wall Street, Wall Street bonuses

Wall Street takes the sequester in stride

Feb 27, 2013
Two days away from the sequester, the Dow is pretty much right where it was a month ago. Why is Wall Street seemingly unfazed by Washington's latest fiscal deadline?
Posted In: sequester, Wall Street, stock market, Dow

How the markets signal Washington

Dec 28, 2012
Come Monday, if there’s no fiscal cliff deal, the best way for people to indicate their unhappiness is the markets.
Posted In: Wall Street, fiscal cliff

Hedge funds crowd first-time buyers out of housing market

Dec 10, 2012
Hedge funds and private-equity funds are buying up hundreds of foreclosed homes at a time, turning them into rentals, crowding out first-time home buyers looking for bargains.
Posted In: foreclosure, Wall Street, private equity, Housing

Rally suggests fiscal cliff deal is done

Nov 19, 2012
Wall Street rallies on optimism that a deal will be reached to avoid the fiscal cliff. Nevermind that Congress is on recess and Obama is in Asia.
Posted In: Wall Street, fiscal cliff

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