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NEW YORK, Feb 11- One of the best stock pickers in America for the month of January was a 56- year-old Taiwanese immigrant working out of a small office in suburban New Jersey, 25 miles from Wall Street.
NEW YORK, Feb 7- After the S&P 500' s first weekly gain in a month, investors will see next week whether the U.S. stock market's rally of the last two days is the shape of better things to come- or if this year's weakness will turn into a full-fledged correction.
The Fed chair's first testimony before Congress is the big event for markets in the week ahead, as traders sift through economic data.
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NEW YORK, Feb 4- A new judge presiding over Bank of America Corp's proposed $8.5 billion settlement with investors in soured mortgage securities on Tuesday postponed entering a final judgment in the case, raising the possibility of additional legal maneuvers.
NEW YORK, Jan 31- A New York state judge on Friday approved most of Bank of America Corp's $8.5 billion settlement with investors over toxic mortgage securities, but left a caveat that could complicate the bank's efforts to implement the deal. A spokesman for Bank of America said the bank did not expect that Kapnick's exclusion would hold up the accord.
NEW YORK, Jan 31- A New York state judge on Friday approved most of Bank of America Corp's $8.5 billion settlement with investors in mortgage securities, which would resolve much of the bank's liability from its acquisition of Countrywide Financial Corp during the financial crisis.
The Super Bowl is the biggest day of the year for Madison Avenue, and this year's is expected to be the most watched, and the most expensive ever.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
The SEC has asked life insurers to disclose the potential cost of forcibly winding down in-house insurance units known as "captives," The WSJ reports.
Citigroup has picked AIA as its partner in a deal that allows the insurer's products to be sold through the U.S. bank's network. The FT reports.
"When I go around to my fellow CEOs, people are frightened about whether you want to invest in the United States," he said.
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Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Bulls face a trio of challenges: The Fed, earnings from some big names and delayed data due to the shutdown. Will they keep running or lie down?
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The winless New York Giants have a long way to go for a chance to play at home in Super Bowl XLVIII. "We're all hopeful," team co-owner Jonathan Tisch told CNBC.
Prudential Financial said U.S. regulators had voted to designate the company as systemically risky, bringing it under stricter regulatory oversight.
Policies designed to prevent the next financial crisis should give regulators the latitude to "use their noodle," AIG CEO Robert Benmosche told CNBC.