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  • Stocks ended higher Friday, continuing a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week.  Caterpill and United Technologies rose, HP and JP Morgan fell.

  • Stocks edged higher before the close Friday, putting the market on pace to continue a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week.  Dupont and Caterpillar rose, JP Morgan and HP fell.

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  • Bob Diamond

    John Gapper points out that the elevation of Bob Diamond to the top of Barclays indicates that the financial crisis hasn't stalled the rise of investment bankers in Europe.

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  • Stocks closed lower Tuesday as the Dow and the S&P 500 ended a four-day winning streak amid renewed concerns about the European banking sector and light post-holiday trading. Amex sank, Oracle rose.

  • Stocks fell Tuesday as the Dow and the S&P 500 were on pace to end a four-day winning streak amid renewed concerns about the European banking sector and light post-holiday trading.  Amex, AIG fell, Oracle rose.

  • Stocks fell as investors paused after a broad rally last week and absorbed news about rekindled European debt worries. Amex and AIG fell, Oracle rose.

  • Stocks slipped Tuesday as investors took a breather following a three-session rally last week. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his insights.

  • How long can this last? Not only is the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) down to its lowest levels since May, but the Trin has been below 1 for almost the entire 3 trading days of the current month. A Trin below 1 indicates that more volume is going to stocks on the upside versus stocks on the upside; in other words, upside momentum.

  • U.S. futures futures are weak ahead of the open Tuesday after a weak performance in Europe on renewed bank stress test concerns and worries over European debt.

  • Bob Diamond

    Barclays confirmed Bob Diamond as its next chief executive Tuesday and unveiled a generous remuneration package for the head of its fast-growing investment bank. The FT reports.

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    The Wall Street Journal has been analyzing the results of the European banking stress tests and wrote in a story published Tuesday that "some banks didn't provide as comprehensive a picture of their government-debt holdings as regulators claimed."

  • Banks and regulators agree more than they admit to publicly about new recommended capital requirements for G-20 nations, Barclays CEO Robert Diamond told CNBC Wednesday.

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    Big U.S. banks should be able to meet tighter global capital requirements without having to raise substantial amounts of new equity, according to calculations by Barclays Capital. The FT reports.

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    A federal judge on Tuesday criticized Barclays’ $298 million deal with the U.S. authorities to settle charges of facilitating payments that violated sanctions against countries including Cuba and Iran. The FT reports.

  • A woman leaves a branch of Barclays Bank in central London, Monday, April 23, 2007. ABN Amro NV and Barclays PLC announced Monday they have agreed to merge, in the largest cross-border combination in European banking history. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

    Barclays has agreed to pay $298 million over criminal allegations that it illegally engaged in financial transactions with banks in Cuba, Iran, Libya, Sudan and Burma, the Justice Department disclosed in court papers filed Monday.

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