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  • Stocks retreated Monday, led by financials, as the dollar rebounded and Dutch bank ING announced plans to split in two.

  • Stocks advanced Monday, helped by an upbeat economic report and a couple of earnings beats.

  • Futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street on Monday as a new week brings another heavy dose of corporate earnings, following the first weekly loss in three for the U.S. stock market's major averages.

  • The Capmark Financial Group, the big commercial real estate finance company cobbled together from pieces of GMAC, may file for bankruptcy as soon as this weekend, a person briefed on the matter told DealBook on Saturday.

  • CIT Group inc.

    CIT Group, struggling to restructure billions in debt and stay out of bankruptcy court, could finalize a deal in the next 24 hours with Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs over a disputed payment on a $3 billion loan, according to a published report.

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    Halloween spending is expected to fall by roughly $1 billion this season, but sales at some stores may not be as dismal as originally thought.

  • Stocks rebounded Monday as investors' waning enthusiasm got a jolt from a report that showed the services sector has begun to expand. Plus, there was some bargain hunting after the market's two-week decline.

  • Stocks rebounded Monday as investors' waning enthusiasm got a jolt from a report that showed the services sector has begun to expand. Plus, there was some bargain hunting after the market's two-week decline.

  • Stocks advanced Monday after a better-than-expected reading on the service sector. Plus, investors did some bargain hunting after a two-week decline.

  • US stock index futures pointed higher Monday after two tough weeks for Wall Street.

  • Stocks ended lower Friday as a dismal jobs report capped a string of disappointing economic reports this week, which cast doubt on the recovery. It was the market's second straight down week in which stocks have lost more than 3 percent.

  • An auction of Lenny Dykstra memorabilia today brought in more than twice the amount of original estimates.

  • Stocks tried to push higher Friday as the dollar's retreat helped the market but investors remained worried about the recovery in the wake of some disappointing economic reports.

  • Stocks opened lower Friday after disappointing reports on jobs and manufacturing.

  • Stock index futures plunged as September nonfarm payroll declines were far worse than Wall Street estimates.

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    Tomorrow, Heritage Auctions will be selling Lenny Dykstra's World Series ring, his trophy, and other items he pawned a few months ago but never reclaimed.

  • The Right Start chain has gone wrong again and again. It has been in bankruptcy three times since 2003, most famously after it went on an acquisition spree, including the purchase of FAO Schwarz, even changing its name to FAO Inc.

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    Simmons, the maker of Beautyrest mattresses and other bedding products, said Friday that it plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and implement a restructuring plan that will help significantly lower its debt.

  • Turns out that on the very day Dykstra walked into the South Wilshire Beverly Jewelry and Loan, a news crew from TV Tokyo just happened to be there doing a story on the suffering local economy. I kid you not.

  • 1986 Lenny Dykstra New York Mets World Championship Trophy

    Lenny Dykstra could use some cash right now, but an upcoming auction of his World Series trophy and ring will apparently not help him. Instead, auction proceeds will go to the Beverly Hills pawn shop which claims Dykstra pawned the items but never reclaimed them.