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Banks may have been hit the hardest in Wednesday's sell-off, but one top bank analyst says there are three financials with the potential to pop.
Investors have looked for signs of a credit bubble in Brazil in recent months, putting pressure on the country’s financials, though that could now be changing.
Some hedge funds have lost hundreds of millions of dollars in the recent commodity market blow-off and it has certainly reintroduced an element of two-way action back into the trade.
Commodity trader Glencore International hit the road Wednesday to pitch its up to $11 billion initial public offering, waving off criticisms that its valuation came in at a disappointingly low price.
Some of the biggest names on Wall Street, including Warren Buffett and Jack Welch, are happy bin Laden has been killed.
The risk right now to the economy is how do the US will move from both fiscal and monetary stimulus to real growth, Jim Keenan, head of leveraged finance at BlackRock spacer, told CNBC Thursday.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 21.
BlackRock CEO Lawrence Fink said clients becoming more comfortable getting back into the market and taking a more global approach to investing.
Citi hosts shareholders following Pandit's first profitable year, while closing arguments continue in the trial of Raj Rajaratnam. But, with the holiday-shortened week, the pupu platter of earnings is the story Thursday. Here's what we're watching…
PIMCO filed today with the SEC to launch an actively managed version of its popular Total Return Fund, the biggest and most popular bond fund in the world.
The mining industry has been caught by natural disasters in the Pacific region, an intense mergers and acquisitions environment and emerging countries eyeing to get a hold on commodities resources, Evy Hambro, MD and CIO of the natural resources team at BlackRock told CNBC.
The stock market is going to chase its all time highs this year and next, according to Ted Parrish, co-portfolio manager at Henssler Equity Fund.
The Federal Reserve said it auctioned off 42 mortgage-backed bonds it acquired as part of the rescue of American International Group Inc. The bonds had a face value of $1.326 billion.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it was declining an offer from American International Group to buy the mortgage-related assets it holds in its Maiden Lane II portfolio.
Stocks got closer to their highs of the year as the broad market turned positive for the month and was on track to post the best quarter of the year, although volumes remained thin amid geopolitical uncertainty. AT&T and Merck led Dow components higher, while Cisco slipped.
Stocks put in another strong showing on Wednesday as investors seemed to put aside concerns over geopolitical fears to send stocks higher, although volumes remain thin. AT&T and Exxon led the Dow higher.
BlackRock and Fidelity are both looking into investing in one of the new Spanish savings banks carved out of the country's troubled banking sector, according to Expansion.
Could there possibly be a bigger wall of worry than what we have now? If you would have said we would be dealing with a Japanese earthquake that has created a nuclear crisis, many Middle Eastern countries on the brink of radical political change, and continuing uncertainty about Europe's debt crisis, most traders would not have bet the S&P would be up 4.9 percent.