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E-commerce auction house eBay became a darling among top U.S. hedge funds in the fourth quarter just before billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn urged the company to spin off its PayPal payments business, regulatory filings showed on Friday.
Britain's fraud agency has started criminal proceedings against three former bankers of Barclays for the alleged manipulation of Libor interest rates.
With the global economy creating millionaires and billionaires at breakneck speed, the industry handling their money is about to explode.
China's central bank drained funds from the market on Tuesday after unexpectedly strong credit growth in January put downward pressure on rates.
Online music streaming service Spotify is recruiting a U.S. financial reporting specialist, adding to speculation that it's preparing to go public.
The CEO of a $5 billion hedge fund can expect to make between $7 million and $10 million if the fund returns just 10 percent.
Institutional Investor magazine gave this firm one of only eight "A" grades that it handed out.
Federal authorities issued first-of-their-kind guidelines letting banks do business with marijuana operations that are approved by state governments.
The winter chill on the economy is sending gold bears into hibernation as the precious metal soars to fresh three-month highs.
Trulia CEO Pete Flint defended the online real estate company's decision to ramp up spending on online marketing during a CNBC appearance.
Investors can't make up their minds whether the grass is green and the sky is blue, or the grass is blue and the sky is green.
Green bonds have taken off over the last year, with more than $10 billion issued in 2013 alone and $25 billion expected in 2014.
Regulators are actually increasing risk in the US banking system, says bank analyst Richard X. Bove.
Lehman will pay $767 million in cash to Freddie Mac, settling a dispute over loans it was scheduled to pay the day it declared bankruptcy.
The CEO and Chairman of Commerzbank has told CNBC its fourth-quarter earnings were "solid," but warned investors not to expect a dividend in 2014.
Jawbone is in the process of raising $250 million in a deal that would value the company at $3.3 billion, says a source familiar with the deal.
Third Point said Dow Chemical's lack of transparency makes it difficult to determine whether the company should be split up or kept together.
Here's what Pershing Square's Bill Ackman thinks about a slew of companies.
Blackstone, which has made big bets on hotels, rental homes and other real estate in recent years, continues to be bullish on the sector.
Fewer U.S. homes were repossessed in January, bringing foreclosures down to the lowest level in more than six years.
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Jefferies is backing a former SAC executive despite its own struggle with insider trading at an internal hedge fund.
Hedge funds that bet on corporate events have long been industry darlings; clients remain bullish despite July losses.
Wall Street banks may appear to be offering higher salaries to junior employees, but the increase may not be as generous as it looks.