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    Even with the US unemployment rate mired at 9.7 percent, the jobs picture for the world's financial center appears to be improving.

  • Stocks logged their best quarter in 11 years, helped  by the weak dollar, despite today's soft landing.

  • Stocks retreated Tuesday as weak readings on manufacturing and jobs offset a a report that showed the economy wasn't in as bad a shape as first expected over the summer.

  • Futures indicated a positive open for Wall Street on Tuesday, the last day of the third quarter, as European stocks rose and were set to lock in their best quarterly performance in nearly a decade.

  • The Supreme Court will hear a case on executive compensation this fall, as anger over huge bonuses paid to the executives of failing firms continues to grow, the New York Times reports.

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    Ameriprise Financial Services on Friday agreed to pay more than $17 million to settle federal regulators' charges that it failed to disclose nearly $31 million received for selling certain investments to its brokerage customers.

  • Stocks flopped Friday, capping a dismal week, as bank stocks pulled back after recent gains.

  • Stocks opened flat Friday as investors were encouraged by a pair of better-than-expected manufacturing readings but dismal economic data out of Europe and weak U.S. retail reports capped gains.

  • Futures pared losses Friday after a pair of better-than-expected manufacturing readings.

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    The Reserve Primary Fund has presented its shareholders with a stark choice: stop suing us or we will use investors' money to defend ourselves from accusations of mismanagement, the New York Times reports.

  • Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you Monday's best trades, right now!

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    The crisis that hit last month at the Reserve Fund, the nation’s oldest money market fund, has frozen hundreds of thousands of customer accounts for more than six weeks — with no sure end in sight, says the New York Times.

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    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is expected to file its quarterly portfolio snapshot with the SEC later today (Thursday.)  The report of Berkshire's publicly-traded U.S. stock holdings as of June 30 should give us some clues on whether Buffett took advantage of price declines to add to his holdings.

  • Fast Money takes Chicago just as commodities have a breakout week with oil hitting a new high and raw materials making a resurgence. Find out how to trade it all here.

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    What's Buffett buying? The answer appears to be 'not much' in the first quarter of this year, although his stakes in two healthcare companies and Kraft Foods did increase somewhat. Berkshire Hathaway's just-released disclosure of its U.S. stock portfolio holdings as of March 31 does not include any new names.

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    Sometimes a stock is hot and other time it just burns. Following are the Fast Money misfires.

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    The Dow pulled back Monday after a weaker-than-expected profit report from Bank of America stirred concerns about the health of corporate earnings. What's the "Word on The Street?"

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    The Dow settled higher ahead of Friday's jobs report which is expected to show another decline. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Boxes of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese are seen Wednesday, April 19, 2006, in Milwaukee. Kraft Foods Inc. releases first-quarter earnings after the bell.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has accumulated an 8.6% stake in Kraft Foods, totaling over 132 million shares as of the end of the fourth quarter on December 31. That stake was worth $4.3 billion at that time. At today's closing price of $29.31, it's worth about $3.9 billion.  EXPLORE WARREN BUFFETT'S INVESTMENTS WITH OUR NEW BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY PORTFOLIO TRACKER

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    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has just revealed its portfolio holdings for the second quarter.  New additions:  Bank of America and Dow Jones, plus increased stakes in some healthcare names.