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  • Halftime: Is Recovery This Priced In? Thursday, 30 Dec 2010 | 1:13 PM ET

    Why didn't a series of better-than-expected economic reports spark buying? The data was clearly bullish.

  • Stay 'Far Away' From Euro in 2011: JPMorgan Exec Monday, 20 Dec 2010 | 2:13 PM ET
    Stacks of 5-Euro bills

    The market is pricing in that it's going to be another whippy year for the Euro. Here's why and how to strategize effectively.

  • Greed—And Debt—Are Good? Wednesday, 15 Dec 2010 | 4:48 PM ET
    Stack of U.S. hundred-dollar bills

    If you enjoy inside baseball reporting about financial journalism, you'll love Felix Salmon's clever critique of an article in The Wall Street Journal about General Motors' recent attempts to pay down its debt.

  • Stocks End Modestly Lower as Dollar Rises Wednesday, 15 Dec 2010 | 4:22 PM ET

    Stocks ended lower as investors took a pause after stocks reached two-year highs, and the dollar rose as concerns over European sovereign debt worries resurfaced. Alcoa and JPMorgan fell, while Coca Cola rose.

  • Stocks Fall Ahead of Close; Dollar Up Wednesday, 15 Dec 2010 | 3:57 PM ET

    Stocks slipped into negative territory Wednesday despite several positive economic reports, as concerns over European sovereign debt worries resurfaced. JP Morgan and Alcoa fell, while Coca Cola rose.

  • Wall Street Holiday Party Watch: Bowling For Barclays Wednesday, 15 Dec 2010 | 12:33 PM ET

    Barclays Capital did not go too far to get their yuletide cheer going this year.

  • Wall Street Holiday Party Watch 2010 Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010 | 3:39 PM ET

    It's party time again on Wall Street.

  • Wall Street sign

    Is it really so bad if an elite cabal of bankers meets once a month in midtown Manhattan to conspire to about the rules governing derivatives trading?

  • New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

    In theory, clearinghouses exist to safeguard the integrity of the multitrillion-dollar derivatives market. In practice, they also defend big banks’ dominance, the New York Times reports.

  • What's On: Roper, Verizon and Utilities Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | 8:38 AM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Six Banks Got Over 98% of the Fed's PDFC Money Friday, 3 Dec 2010 | 4:35 PM ET

    After you crunch the Primary Dealer Credit Facility (PDCF) numbers, you can see through the noise. What is revealed is this: The Fed's overnight lending to primary dealers concentrated staggering sums of government cash in the hands of a tiny circle of financial institutions. The story of PDCF lending is the story of those few financial institutions that went on to become just six banks.

  • United States Federal Reserve

    The Federal Reserve lent a total of $8.95 trillion to primary dealers in exchange for a wide range of collateral under its Primary Dealer Credit Facility. 

  • Although the Dollar is having its best month since May, U.S. equity markets remain fairly mixed in November as the month draws to a close today. However, this has not been the case for most major European indices. 

  • Bulls, Bears Sharply Divided on US Market Outlook Tuesday, 30 Nov 2010 | 10:28 AM ET

    Peter Boockvar at Miller Tabak had the most succinct comment: "If this is the reward for bailing out entire countries, why bother?...What the market is telling the European Union loud and clear is that they have no faith..."

  • Halftime: Is Market About To Crack? Monday, 29 Nov 2010 | 1:14 PM ET

    Worries about Europe triggered a few key technical moves; the euro broke the 200-day and the S&P broke its 50-day. Is the market about to crack?

  • Euro Fear, Dollar Strength Yanks Markets Friday, 26 Nov 2010 | 10:04 AM ET

    Most major European indices are down 1 percent to 2 percent, as more sovereign debt contagion worries spread. Europe’s FT Deutschland newspaper reported that euro zone countries are seeking to push Portugal to accept a bailout package to prevent its bigger neighbor Spain from doing the same. Portugal has denied the report.

  • Traders Uneasy on Insider Probe Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 10:00 AM ET

    Several issues around euro zone bailouts, traders tell me: Ireland, Portugal and Greece. Is this the end or are we watching for other like Spain to follow suit? What about other 'peripheries' we haven't really been discussing, like Hungary, Czech, etc. And there's more...

  • Layoff Rumor Spooking Barclays Capital Wednesday, 17 Nov 2010 | 4:56 PM ET

    Barclays Capital has been quietly laying off employees since this summer. Now, however, the firm is swarming with rumors that big layoffs could be coming in the next few weeks.

  • Investors Put Too Many Eggs In 'Weak Dollar' Basket? Tuesday, 16 Nov 2010 | 6:12 PM ET

    Investors ran for the exits on Tuesday pushing the S&P sharply lower as overseas developments threatened to derail the very foundation of recent market strength.

  • Stocks End Lower; Dollar Rises, Banks Skid Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 4:57 PM ET

    Stocks continued to stall after last week's broad market rally and closed lower across-the-board Tuesday as the dollar rose. Bank of America and Kraft fell, while Exxon rose. .