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  • Barclays Shares Jump on Upbeat BarCap Comments Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | 4:07 PM ET

    British bank Barclays is trading up over 3% after the head of its Barclays Capital investment banking arm told investors that profits for the year-to-date are "well ahead" of 2006, with the unit positioned for future growth despite market jitters.

  • Stocks closed broadly lower as already jittery investors expressed disappointment that the latest Fed minutes showed policymakers were reluctant to cut interest rates. "The comments from the Fed not indicating that a rate cut was imminent and further deterioration in the financial sector -- all of this combined and we're down substantially here," said Brian Schaeffer, an NYSE floor specialist at Van der Moolen.

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    Barclays Capital, the investment banking arm of U.K. bank Barclays, said on Friday it will provide financing to a structured investment vehicle (SIV) it helped set up last year.

  • Barclays Denies Exposure to Failed Debt Vehicles Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 11:10 AM ET

    British bank Barclays denied a report on Tuesday that it has several hundred million dollars of exposure to failed debt vehicles structured by its investment banking arm.

  • Financial Shares Sell-Off Grips Markets Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 9:39 AM ET

    Fear of financial companies is again gripping world stock markets. Selling in financial shares-- banks and brokers--was a theme in the U.S. market yesterday but continued around the globe as investors worry that credit problems would show up on the books of major financial institutions. Several headlines helped stir the fear. European markets are weaker this morning, and Asian stocks closed mostly lower.

  • The head of a key European structured finance division at Barclays Capital has quit this week, sources familiar with the matter said, as market turmoil battered the investment structures that his team helped arrange.

  • EU Sets Deadline for Consortium Bid for ABN Amro Thursday, 16 Aug 2007 | 6:49 AM ET

    European Union regulators on Thursday set a Sept. 19 deadline to approve bids from a consortium led by Royal Bank of Scotland for Dutch bank ABN Amro Holding.

  • RBS Won't Lower ABN Amro Offer, Despite Higher Dividend Wednesday, 15 Aug 2007 | 7:20 AM ET

    A consortium led by Royal Bank of Scotland said Wednesday that it will not lower its 70.6 billioneuros  ($96.5 billion) bid for ABN Amro Holding, even though the Dutch bank's first-half dividend breached a level that RBS had said could prompt a reduction of the offer.

  • ABN Shares Recover, Banks Move to Calm Financing Fears Friday, 10 Aug 2007 | 12:11 PM ET
    The setting sun casts a yellow glow on the ABN Amro head office building in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday July 18, 2007. ABN Amro said Wednesday it would meet with a consortium led by Royal Bank of Scotland that is offering euro 71.1 billion (US$97.8 billion) for the Dutch bank and with rival bidder Barclays PLC to discuss "the implications" of the RBS bid. The target of the largest takeover battle in the history of the financial industry added that it has "no intention of making any major a

    Royal Bank of Scotland shareholders overwhelmingly approved the proposed 71 billion euro ($97.24 billion) takeover of ABN Amro on Friday, the third and final leg of backing from investors in the RBS-led consortium.

  • Fortis Wins Backing for ABN Consortium Takeover Monday, 6 Aug 2007 | 12:19 PM ET

    Belgian-Dutch financial services group Fortis on Monday cleared the way for its plan to buy parts of rival ABN Amro, as its shareholders in Belgium and the Netherlands gave their approval.

  • Barclays formally launched its 65 billion euro (US$89 billion) bid for ABN AMRO on Monday as it attempts to beat a Royal Bank of Scotland-led consortium in the biggest ever bank takeover.

  • RBS Profit Beats Forecasts, Confident on ABN Bid Friday, 3 Aug 2007 | 8:06 AM ET

    Royal Bank of Scotland, locked in a bid battle for ABN Amro, marginally beat expectations with an 11% rise in first-half profit and said it had not been substantially hit by turbulence in capital markets.

  • In an interview with CNBC, Robert Diamond, Barclays president, said he is "absolutely delighted" with the bank's first-half success -- but spoke cautiously about the subprime meltdown.

  • Bob Pisani on the floor of the NYSE.

    Things are a bit calmer today: volatility much lower, volume still heavy, but not as heavy as last 6 or 7 days. Three stocks advancing for every two declining.

  • Barclays Deal Would Boost ABN Board Pay: SEC Data Wednesday, 1 Aug 2007 | 3:18 AM ET

    A takeover of Dutch bank ABN Amro by Britain's Barclays would boost pay of ABN board members, a filing at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission showed.

  • Saving the U.S. Economy Tuesday, 31 Jul 2007 | 10:04 AM ET

    Key sectors like the homebuilders could continue to take a serious hit. But Cramer said it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are two things he thinks could save the market.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Monday, 30 Jul 2007 | 8:55 AM ET

    Futures are perking up this morning and are setting stocks up for a firmer opening. Traders are turning their attention to earnings and some percolating merger news, and there's a calm on Wall Street after Friday's late day, mad dash down-hill ride for stocks.

  • ABN Withdraws Backing for Barclays Bid, Profit Dips Monday, 30 Jul 2007 | 4:16 AM ET

    Dutch bank ABN Amro withdrew its recommendation of a takeover by Barclays, leaving it neutral between the British bank's offer and a higher bid from Royal Bank of Scotland's consortium.

  • Santander Second-Quarter Profit Rises 54% Thursday, 26 Jul 2007 | 5:33 AM ET

    Spain's Santander Central Hispano bank on Thursday reported a 54 percent rise in second-quarter net profit on strong lending activity in Europe and Latin America and with an extra boost from an asset sale.

  • British bank Barclays has raise its offer for ABN Amro Holding to $93.1 billion with help from two Asian partners, an attempt to remain competitive with a rival bid from a group led by Royal Bank of Scotland.

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