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First, Goldman Sachs said it. Now Lehman Brothers is saying it: "The worst of the impact of the financial markets is behind us," said Richard Fuld, chief executive of Lehman Brothers, at the firm's annual shareholders meeting today. Is he right?
Will this week’s cascade of bank and broker earnings show the worst is over – or could more writedowns be around the bend?
FGIC, whose main unit is a bond insurer, said on Monday it is looking at strategic alternatives to boost its capital and protect policy holders, including setting up a new insurer that would focus on municipal bonds.
Goldman Sachs Group, which for weeks denied it was cutting jobs, is slashing an undisclosed number of positions in mortgage and investment banking this month as weak markets erode its business.
Fed auction results Thursday may indicate a turning point in the credit crisis. Are financials poised to make a sustained rally?
JPMorgan's equities team has said financial stocks will help lead the market higher this year. Today, they held a call on the financial group and say they are still overweight, and they expect it to be one of the better performing sectors.
Citigroup is expected to report another big quarterly loss on April 18, but the actual numbers may be almost secondary.
With good news from Walmart and Goldman CEO Blankfein saying we are closer to the end of the current financial crisis than the beginning, the markets are rallying. Is Blankfein right or is it the calm before the storm?
Goldman Sachs Group Wednesday disclosed that it has received requests for information from "various governmental agencies and self-regulatory organizations" relating to auction products and the recent failure of such auctions.
A recent run-up in financials has many on Wall Street wondering if that sector is seeing a bottom. David Stepherson, of Hardesty Capital, and William Smith, of Sam Advisors weighed in on CNBC’s "Closing Bell" with their financial sector picks.
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Stocks logged another lackluster session Thursday in the wake of Tuesday's spectacular rally as the market digested a mixed bag of economic data and a congressional hearing on the Bear Stearns bailout.
Stocks opened lower Thursday after a larger-than-expected rise in weekly jobless claims.
The Federal Reserve has stationed itself inside brokerages including Goldman Sachs and Bear Stearns to monitor their financial state, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site on Thursday.
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