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  • 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.

  • SEC Might Be Too Cozy With Wall Street: Report Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 3:28 PM ET

    A new report by a non-profit government watchdog group says former SEC employees, hired away from the Commission by the private sector, "routinely" help their new employers to influence the agency and blunt SEC enforcement actions.

  • SEC's Revolving Door     Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 2:33 PM ET

    A new study shows the SEC's revolving door with Wall Street is spinning out of control, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • The Revival of Subprime: Will This End Badly? Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 6:28 AM ET

    The subprime market for risky mortgage-backed securities is hot again and the chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities said, it will end badly.

  • David Einhorn

    Execs using it to pay themselves.

  • Bond Frenzy Stokes Bubble Fears in China's Real Estate Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    Chinese property companies are rushing to the dollar bond market, almost matching last year's sales in the first month of 2013 alone, in a frenzy that could inflate the sector's gearing and the broader risk of a housing price bubble.

  • What the Jobs Report Means for Bonds: Iuorio Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 12:51 PM ET

    With the economy creating 157,000 new jobs in January, why did Treasury prices tick higher? Trader Jim Iuorio has an idea.

  • Is a Strong January a Good Sign for Markets? Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 10:32 AM ET

    With the Dow Jones industrial average on track for its best January since 1989 and the S&P 500 off to its fastest start since 1997, one of Wall Street's most-accurate prediction tools, the January Barometer, is flashing a green light for stocks.

  • Record $55 Billion Pours Into Stock Funds Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    Investors poured a record $55 billion in new cash into stock mutual funds and exchange-traded funds in January, thresearch provider TrimTabs Investment Research said.

  • Obama Picks Mary Jo White to Lead SEC Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 2:45 PM ET
    President Obama with Mary Jo White and Richard Cordray.

    President Obama nominated Mary Jo White to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, tapping an attorney with broad experience in prosecuting white-collar crimes to lead an agency that has a central role in implementing Wall Street reform.

  • Inside the SEC Crime Lab     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky takes a look inside the SEC crime lab, where six terabytes of digital data, emails and documents come in for review every month.

  • Large Banks Seen Dodging EU Financial Tax Bullet Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 1:35 AM ET

    A financial trading tax (FTT) planned by a group of euro zone nations could leave major banks, its main target, relatively unscathed while less nimble smaller trading houses, pension funds and asset managers bear the brunt.

  • Dim Sum Bond Market Shrugs Off China Worries Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 6:38 PM ET

    The nascent market for "dim sum" bonds - denominated in Chinese yuan but issued outside the mainland - is poised for strong growth this year, gaining traction even as China opens its own markets to lure investors' money directly inside its borders.

  • Asia's Junk Bond Rally Near Exhaustion Monday, 21 Jan 2013 | 8:03 PM ET

    Yield-chasing investors, whose hunger for income powered a long rally in Asian junk-rated bonds, are finally feeling the first symptoms of indigestion after a year-long binge.

  • Street Stumbles in Stocks, Backs Away From Bonds Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 10:01 PM ET

    Whether it was stocks or bonds, trading revenues declined or stayed flat at major banks, which reported earnings this week.