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  • SGX: Cautious Despite Best Quarter in 5 Years     Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Muthukrishnan Ramaswami, President of the Singapore Exchange says securities and derivatives trading lifted Q3 earnings and he sees room for improvement in the bourse's primary activity. He sounds a cautious note on guidance.

  • Shorts Getting Longer as Bears Throw In the Towel Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    One reason the market rally has been so durable is many investors have been slow to return. But have the bears run their course?

  • Relax! New SEC Social Media Ruling Is a Good Thing Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    The SEC has thrown another curve ball at investor relations professionals across the land. The IR folks, are the people who have to share corporate news - a daunting task that requires a herculean effort on the best of days. Now, throw social media into the mix!

  • JPM's Win in Fraud Case May Be Victory for Other Banks Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 2:52 PM ET
    JP Morgan headquarters on Park Avenue in New York.

    JPMorgan Chase won a court victory today that may have saved it $769 million dollars.

  • Bitcoin Bubble: How 'Geeks' Sent Prices Parabolic Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 12:29 PM ET

    With the price surging more than 50% in just a few days, even Bitcoin supporters acknowledge that the digital currency is unofficially in bubble territory.

  • Bank of America in $165 Million Settlement Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    Bank of America agreed to pay $165 million to resolve claims from the U.S. credit union regulator over purchases of mortgage-backed securities by corporate credit unions that have since failed.

  • After Cyprus, Markets See Slovenia Closer to Bailout Friday, 29 Mar 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    View over Lublijana, Slovenia.

    Cyprus may be a "special case" in the eyes of European officials, but their handling of its bailout is taking a toll on another small euro zone member with an over-burdened banking sector- Slovenia.

  • Investors May Hate Bonds, but They Keep on Buying Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 12:43 PM ET

    They are the investment everyone suddenly hates to love, but those bonds that were supposed to collapse this year continue to attract billions in investor money.

  • Investing in Mongolian Markets     Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Saruul Ganbaatar, Deputy CEO of the Mongolian Stock Exchange, discusses the steps the exchange is taking to attract more activity.

  • Markets Showing 'Extreme Similarities' With 1929: Pro Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 8:53 AM ET
    29th October 1929.: Workers flood the streets in a panic following the Black Tuesday stock market crash on Wall Street

    The current market cycle is showing "extreme similarities" with 1929, Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro said.

  • Illinois Settles SEC Charges Over Pensions Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 4:55 AM ET

    Illinois, which has the worst-funded state pension system in the United States, has agreed to settle charges alleging it repeatedly misled municipal bond investors about the underfunding of its pensions.

  • Sorry, Stock Pickers—You're Still Getting Crushed Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 3:06 PM ET

    Even amid declining stock market correlation, active managers are still having a tough time staying competitive.

  • Dow Breaks Record, but Party Likely Won't Last Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:44 PM ET

    We "suspect a drop is now likely to unfold over the next several months," Piper analysts said, adding that their full-year forecast is for a "hop, a drop and a pop."

  • Why a Ban on Shorting in Italy Would Be Disastrous Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    Milan Stock Exchange

    "A short-selling ban would signal that they're really starting to panic. As a result it's probably going to have unintended consequences," one pro said.

  • Aussie Central Bank More Upbeat, Boosts Markets Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 7:41 PM ET

    Australia's central bank governor said on Friday there is already a good deal of interest rate stimulus in the economy, but reiterated the bank could lower rates further if needed.

  • Most Stock Funds Recover, Beating 2007 Highs Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 3:36 PM ET

    While the Dow is still about 1 percent below its October 2007 high, two-thirds ​of all stock mutual funds have posted new highs since then, according to Lipper.

  • Why the SEC May Be Overreaching in Heinz Trading Case Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 2:58 PM ET

    The SEC has shown little evidence that anything illegal happened in the Heinz insider trading case.

  • Telecom Cash Cows Scare Some Dividend Investors Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 7:39 AM ET

    European telecom stocks have declined more than 10 percent over the past year. That sell-off has pushed yields on many large-cap names to between 6 and 10 percent. Yet dividend fund managers who would normally snap up such high yielding stocks are steering clear, worried about the sector's health and the prospect of dividend cuts.

  • Frustrated With Valuation, Nasdaq Considers Options Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 3:51 PM ET

    Long frustrated about the low market valuation of Nasdaq OMX Group, the exchange operator's management is debating ideas ranging from diversification to going private or eventually splitting up the company.

  • Companies Can't Get Rid of Cash Fast Enough Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    Companies have a problem many people would envy. After a fourth year of higher profit, companies' piles of cash is approaching yet another all-time high and they can't get rid of it fast enough. USA Today reports.