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  • A Rate-Setting Mechanism of Far-Reaching Effects Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 4:21 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    A multiyear, global investigation into the setting of interest rates has focused on often complextrades in the financial centers of New York, London and Tokyo. But the accusations in the case have real-life consequences for consumers and businesses in the United States, the New York Times reports.

  • Barclays Settles Libor Probe     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the CFTC's $200 million fine for Barclays, for alleged manipulation attempts of Libor.

  • Stocks to Watch: ARNA, VVUS, OREX & More Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 2:06 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Barclays' Whopping $454 Million Libor Settlement     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 11:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the big bank will pay a total of $454 million to settle allegations that it tried to manipulate Libor rates.

  • CFTC to Settle Libor-Related Probe with Barclays     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 8:46 AM ET

    Barclays will reportedly pay $200 million in penalties to settle a Libor probe. "These Libor rates impact the credit rates, the interest rates that people pay for everything," says Bart Chilton, CFTC commissioner, explaining how Barclays allegedly manipulated the Libor rate and the CFTC's plans to prevent this from happening again.

  • Bank Chiefs Enjoy Double-Digit Pay Rises Sunday, 24 Jun 2012 | 9:41 PM ET
    Dimon said the bank will probably seek to claw back pay from executives responsible for $2 billion in trading losses.

    Top U.S. and European bankers, including JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon and Citigroup’s Vikram Pandit, have enjoyed double-digit annual pay rises averaging almost 12 percent, despite widespread falls in profits and share prices, FT research shows.

  • Your Trading Plan for the Fed Meeting Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 12:35 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    The Federal Open Market Committee is beginning a two-day meeting, and these strategists have a trading plan.

  • Post Wall Street Jobs Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 4:56 PM ET
    On March 14, a 12-year veteran of Goldman Sachs named Greg Smith quit his job. When he did, he took the extra step of submitting  to The New York Times that detailed his reasons. Titled “Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs,” the article pulled no punches in its description of the company’s environment as “toxic and destructive.”Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Lloyd C. Blankfein  and Chief Operating Officer Gary D. Cohn responded via  which said that “the assertions made by this individual… do n

    Many people have left careers in finance and found fulfillment with others, and many say their background gave them an edge in a new venture.

  • Your European Port in a Storm Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 4:12 PM ET
    Denmark

    Wondering which European currency is safe at this point? Choose carefully.

  • Is Insider Trading Part of the Fabric? Sunday, 20 May 2012 | 10:17 AM ET
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    The Securities and Exchange Commission has been getting tougher on insider trading on Wall Street, but its potential target may be too wide, The New York Times reports.

  • Stocks to Watch: CRM, MRVL & More Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 4:40 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after-the-bell Thursday:

  • Stocks to Watch: VZ, T, SNE & More Friday, 11 May 2012 | 12:23 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:

  • Facebook IPO Roadshow Could Kick Off by Monday Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 4:32 PM ET
    Facebook

    Facebook is ready to launch its IPO road show as early as Monday, according to people familiar with the matter, if no last-minute red flags from the Securities and Exchange Commission are raised.

  • Are CEO Bonuses Wrecking the Wider Economy? Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | 11:09 AM ET

    "Without knowing why or how, we seem to have hatched our own oligarchs, and we stand aghast and bewildered at this flock of monstrous cuckoos," author Ferdinand Mount writes.

  • Last Call: The Spinal Tap Treatment Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 11:41 PM ET
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    Allscripts shares plunge in a slew of bad news, Amazon shoots up of blowing out earnings, SBux matches but shares fall, Europe’s debt woes weigh on the market.

  • Barclays Investors Force Bonus Changes Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | 5:05 AM ET
    Barclay's Bank

    Shareholders in Barclays have forced the British bank to accept tougher bonus conditions and promise higher dividends, highlighting how the balance of power between investors and managers is shifting at some of the biggest global banks, the FT reports.

  • Tales of the South Pacific Currencies Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 2:04 PM ET
    Australian Flag

    The Australian and New Zealand dollars often move in tandem, but these strategists have picked a favorite.

  • Stocks End Mixed; Apple Skids for 5th Session Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 4:27 PM ET

    Stocks closed mixed Monday, with the Dow edging closer to the psychologically-important 13,000 level and the S&P 500 holding near its key 1,370 level, but gains were limited as the Nasdaq was dragged down by heavyweights such as Apple and Google.

  • Futures Rise After Strong Retail Sales Report Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 9:05 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were higher Monday after retail sales gained more-than-expected last Month, and as investors digested Citigroup's earnings report.

  • Barclays’ Tax Deals Face US Scrutiny Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 2:24 AM ET

    Barclays’ controversial tax planning business will come under fresh scrutiny in a U.S. court this week over whether a transaction designed by the bank cost the U.S. government more than $1 billion in lost tax receipts. The FT reports