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Spain's bailout bill could rise, some bankers and analysts fear, as the worsening economy threatens the "bad bank" and the government's attempt to sell off nationalized lenders.
Some shareholders of Verizon Communications say they could be happy for the company to pay up to $130 billion for Vodafone Group's stake in their U.S. wireless venture.
JPMorgan shareholders should vote against the re-election of three board members, an influential proxy advisory firm said.
Occidental Petroleum shareholders voted Friday to oust longtime Chairman Ray Irani.
Slovenia borrowed $3.5 billion on international markets on Thursday to shore up its ailing banks and stave off a bailout, bouncing back to finish an issue it had aborted two days earlier after Moody's cut its credit rating to junk.
Twitter has hired Cynthia Gaylor from Morgan Stanley to run its corporate development team, bringing in a veteran investment banker with experience in initial public offerings.
Despite regulatory pressure and the general negative public stigma, big American banks are doing better against their global competitors.
To attract financial advisers, brokerage firms often offer them loans. The loans are essentially payments to lure the advisers and their clients, The New York Times reports.
Throughout Europe's debt crisis, northern European leaders have often said they will not stand for taxpayers having to fork out for other countries' problems, and the notion of "taxpayer-funded bailouts" has taken root.
Laser beams and microwave dishes are the latest weapons in an arms race to shave milliseconds off dealing times in the shadowy world of high speed financial trading.
Warren Buffett may be on safari for major acquisitions, which he likes to call elephants, but shareholders may wonder if his Berkshire Hathaway has become the biggest elephant in the room.
"Apple of course has huge amounts of cash, but...the cost of borrowing now is so unbelievably low that issuing long-term bonds ... is actually a very smart thing," Schwarzman said on CNBC.
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Hedge fund managers aren't concerned about the sharp price drops of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac stock this week.
Happy Friday. And when I say "Happy Friday," I mean I'm happy and it's Friday, and not by coincidence.
There are lots of reasons to like the market and lots of reasons not to like it. By year's end they may yield nothing.
With interest rates apparently rising, CNBC takes a look at record-high rates from around the world in past decades.
ETFs enjoy record inflows and popularity as vehicles for higher yields and downside protection in a bond bear market.
There is hope on the saving front, as 87 percent of CNBC readers polled said they would save money if they got a windfall.