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    At least two dozen US and European banks benefited from the rescue of AIG, with about $50 billion paid out to them since the Fed first gave aid to the insurance giant, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Somehow the powers that be have forgotten the lessons we learned from the Great Depression.

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    A rally in the last hour of trading lifted the Dow into positive territory on Friday, as surging oil prices drove energy stocks...

  • Stocks staged a late-day rally Friday, pushing the Dow to a positive close, after a report that a major UK bank has reached an asset-protection deal with the government.

  • Simply put, there is still too much negative sentiment - and sideline money is afraid to step in.

  • Stocks retreated as an early rally triggered by an on-target payrolls number fizzled.

  • As Bank of America hovers above its 52-week lows, options traders Friday are apparently anticipating that the stock will fall sharply in the next six months.

  • A long-running lawsuit brought by Enron investors against three financial firms over their dealings with the collapsed energy trader has been dismissed by a federal judge in Houston.

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    Merrill Lynch discovered a trading "irregularity" during a recent investigation of the troubled investment bank's London trading positions, the company said on Friday.

  • The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 651,000 jobs in January and the unemployment rate climbed to 8.1%.  This is the highest unemployment rate since 1983.  The January and December numbers were revised to a loss of 655,000 and 681,000 respectively.  4.4 million jobs have now been lost since this recession began.  Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.

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    Bank of America is investigating how Merrill accounted for wayward trades in the final, frantic months of 2008 — and why at least one big loss was slow to appear on Merrill’s books.

  • Futures jumped after a better-than-expected payrolls number Friday, rebounding off of a major selloff in the previous session.

  • The president’s more concerned with retribution than recovery, Cramer says.

  • Stocks tumbled 4 percent Thursday as investors were rattled by doubts about the survival of General Motors and Citigroup broke below $1.

  • We won't find a bottom, Cramer says, until this sector and the banks rally.

  • Stocks opened lower Thursday, pressured by doubts about whether General Motors can survive and ahead of a hearing with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

  • Stocks opened lower Thursday, pressured by doubts about whether General Motors can survive and ahead of a hearing with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

  • US stocks headed for a lower open Thursday, having clawed back key ground in the previous session, ahead of a hearing with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and decisions by the European Central Bank and the Bank of England on interest rates.

  • Andrew Cuomo

    New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has issued subpoenas to seven top executives at Merrill Lynch -- executives who earned more than $200 million last year, according to sources familiar with the investigation. 

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    Stocks rallied on Wednesday, ending a five-day losing streak, on news that China will increase stimulus spending.