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  • The insurer's near collapse in 2008 and its $182 billion bailout by the U.S. government led to its inclusion in the Federal Reserve's list of "systemically important financial institutions". Chief Executive Peter Hancock said in March that a judge's ruling that MetLife Inc was not "too big to fail" opened up an opportunity for AIG to seek an exemption from the...

  • The operating profit attributable to the company fell 54 percent to $773 million in the first quarter, including $122 million in restructuring costs. AIG earned 65 cents per share, far short of the average analyst estimate of $1.00, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Chief Executive Peter Hancock said in March that a judge's ruling that MetLife Inc was not "...

  • The insurer's near collapse in 2008 and its $182 billion bailout by the U.S. government led to its inclusion in the Federal Reserve's list of "systemically important financial institutions". Chief Executive Peter Hancock said in March that a judge's ruling that MetLife Inc was not "too big to fail" opened up an opportunity for AIG to seek an exemption from the...

  • The operating profit attributable to the company fell 54 percent to $773 million in the first quarter, including $122 million in restructuring costs. AIG earned 65 cents per share, far short of the average analyst estimate of $1.00, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Chief Executive Peter Hancock said in March that a judge's ruling that MetLife Inc was not "...

  • Debating Icahn's 'day of reckoning'

    Discussing whether the U.S. economy needs more fiscal stimulus with CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow, and Christian Weller of the Center for American Progress and University of Massachusetts Boston.

  • April 29- Wall Street was lower for a second day on Friday as investors assessed corporate earnings and data showed that U.S. inflation barely rose in March as consumer spending remains tepid. Apple was down 1.3 percent at $93.61 a day after billionaire investor Carl Icahn told CNBC he no longer has a position in the company. "Today's fall is just noise after the...

  • Cramer's Stop Trading:

    CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses conversations with Charif Souki, founder and former CEO of Cheniere Energy, and disagreements with Carl Icahn.

  • With Japan on holiday, speculators drove the yen through 107.00 per dollar for the first time since October 2014. "Dollar/yen is not undervalued, and global macro conditions are by no means positive for risk sentiment," Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts wrote in a note to clients, adding that a test of 100 yen in the coming months is likely.

  • An Apple store in Hangzhou, China.

    While Apple's sales slump in China is a short-term problem, the company's brewing battle with the Chinese government worries investors.

  • With Japan on holiday, speculators drove the yen through 107.00 per dollar for the first time since October 2014. "Dollar/yen is not undervalued, and global macro conditions are by no means positive for risk sentiment," Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts wrote in a note to clients, adding that a test of 100 yen in the coming months is likely.

  • Warren Buffett

    The dire prognostication from Carl Icahn about a "day of reckoning" in the markets isn't gospel, Warren Buffett tells CNBC.

  • With Japan on holiday, speculators drove the yen through 107.00 per dollar for the first time since October 2014. Often seen as a sign of broader risk aversion among investors, the move coupled with a decline on Wall Street overnight to pushed Asian and European stocks into the red. U.S. futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street.

  • *Yen surges to highest since late 2014 as Japan holidays. *Asian shares subdued by late skid on Wall St. SYDNEY, April 29- The yen surged to an 18- month peak on Friday as investors wagered the Bank of Japan might be done adding fresh stimulus to the economy, hurting prospects for Japanese exporters with a move that rippled through share markets across the Asian region.

  • SYDNEY, April 29- U.S. soybeans fell for a second session on Friday, but the oilseed was still ahead for the week and poised to extend its three-week gains to nearly 12 percent due to concerns over adverse weather in South America. *USDA said weekly corn export sales topped 2.6 million tonnes, the highest combined old-crop and new-crop total in four years.

  • *Asian shares subdued by late skid on Wall St. SYDNEY, April 29- The yen held onto hefty gains on Friday after the Bank of Japan surprised markets by declining to adopt fresh stimulus, while an Apple-inspired slide on Wall Street soured sentiment in stock markets. The absence of Tokyo for a holiday was a welcome relief to many given the pandemonium caused by...

  • Jim Cramer

    Jim Cramer took a hard look at Facebook and was ready to make a call about what is next.

  • Traders signal offers.

    Stocks head into the last day of April in a cranky mood, but May might not be the time for a shakeout.

  • Carl Icahn at Delivering Alpha 2015 in New York.

    Jim Cramer wants investors to do their own homework. Don't sell Apple just because Carl Icahn said it!

  • Cramer: Don't just listen to Carl Icahn on Apple

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer wants investors to do their own homework. Don't just sell Apple because Carl Icahn told you to!

  • Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has sold his stake in Apple, citing concerns about the giant tech company's prospects in China. Apple has been hoping to expand in China. Icahn last year called it a "no-brainer" to invest in Apple, predicting the company could be worth $1 trillion.