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  • Shares in Swiss bank Credit Suisse  fell by around 3 percent on Monday after a Swiss newspaper reported the bank faced writedowns in its commercial mortgage and leveraged-finance business.

  • A group led by U.S. investment firm Aetos Capital has outbid Morgan Stanley and others by offering 300 billion yen ($2.7 billion) for a roughly 30 percent stake in Japanese property developer Daito Trust Construction a financial source said on Friday.

  • A Hong Kong-based unit of China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) has bought small stakes in three Australian banks, the Financial Times reported on Friday.

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    The surging economies of China and India combined with violence in Nigeria pushed crude over $100 a barrel on Wednesday. What’s the word on the Street?

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    Merrill Lynch shored up its capital base by as much as $7.5 billion after selling a stake to Singapore's government and an asset manager, and unloading much of a lending business, as it wrestles with huge subprime mortgage losses.

  • Saudi Arabia plans to establish a sovereign wealth fund that may exceed $900 billion, which would likely be the largest in the world, the Financial Times reported on its Web site without naming sources.

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    Bad home loans sparked a bear market in bank stocks this year. How will the credit crisis evolve in ’08?

  • This might have been one of Wall Street's most dismal years in a decade, but that hasn't stopped bonus checks from rising an average of 14 percent.

  • Merrill Lynch is the topic today: As Morgan Stanley and Bear Stearns have both taken substantial writedowns on their mortgage-related portfolios, there is speculation that Merrill will also be taking writedowns when they report in January.

  • Merrill Lynch

    With losses mounting, Merrill Lynch, the nation's largest brokerage firm, is turning to Asia for financial help.

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    Goldman Sachs (GS) revealed that they’re expecting one of the most volatile Januarys on record. Why?

  • Check out the news on Eaton Corp today. The company plans to buy two companies--one in Europe, the other in Asia. That's exactly the type of deal making we can expect to see in the world of M and A next year.

  • Oracle's strong earnings could give some tech names a bounce Thursday though markets are again being haunted by credit worries, and another Wall Street firm is set to report earnings before the bell.

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    Stocks closed mixed after another volatile day that featured lowered outlook for two key insurers, more jitters over credit and mixed results from an effort to shore up financials.

  • Morgan Stanley

    Morgan Stanley posted a stunning fourth-quarter loss after a bigger-than-expected $9.4 billion write-down and sold a $5 billion stake to a China fund to bolster capital.

  • Morgan Stanley, which Wednesday announced a fourth-quarter loss and a $5 billioncapital infusion from China, will suspend stock buybacks and take a close look at its staffing worldwide, Chief Financial Officer Colm Kelleher said in an interview.

  • Most companies this morning reported disappointing earnings, and a few highlighted the impact of inflation on their bottom line. 1) Morgan Stanley reported a loss of $3.61 vs. a consensus of a loss of $0.39.

  • Stocks staged a mini comeback Tuesday after a day that saw indexes seesaw on both sides of the unchanged line. The market once more fretted over the financial sector and could do the same on Wednesday.