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  • UK's B&B Wins Approval for Troubled Rights Issue Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | 12:15 PM ET

    British mortgage bank Bradford & Bingley won shareholder backing for a 400 million pound rights issue rescue but not until executives were quizzed on the troubled fundraising and the lender's future.

  • UBS, Liechtenstein Aided US Tax Cheats: Senate Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | 4:42 AM ET

    A U.S. Senate subcommittee accused banks in Switzerland and Liechtenstein of helping wealthy Americans evade billions in taxes each year, and urged the establishment of tougher laws to combat offshore tax havens around the world.

  • SEC's Cox: 'Naked' Short Ban to Restore Confidence Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 3:55 PM ET

    The SEC issued its emergency ruling against naked short-selling Tuesday to build investor confidence regarding market information, SEC Chairman Christopher Cox told CNBC.

  • Contrarian: Wilbur Ross Bets on an Indian Airline Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 2:24 PM ET
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    Wilbur L. Ross Jr. made an $80 million investment in the flailing Indian airline SpiceJet, saying that high oil prices are a bubble that should pop in the next 12 months.

  • SEC Limits Short Sales of Major Financial Firms Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 3:56 AM ET

    U.S. securities regulators issued an emergency rule Tuesday to limit certain types of short selling in major financial firms, including Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  • How to Survive the Banking Meltdown Monday, 14 Jul 2008 | 7:20 PM ET

    You thought IndyMac was it? Nope. Here's your how-to for getting through.

  • Fannie, Freddie Rattle Market Friday, 11 Jul 2008 | 6:12 PM ET

    Fearing the two largest U.S. mortgage finance companies need a government bailout, investors pushed stocks lower Friday. What's the "Word On The Street?"

  • UBS, Credit Suisse to Set Aside $68 Billion? Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 12:52 PM ET

    Swiss authorities could require UBS and Credit Suisse to set aside an additional 70 billion Swiss francs ($68.29 billion) in capital, a newspaper reported on Sunday, citing lawmakers.

  • Tax Credit to Save UBS from Another Hefty Loss Friday, 4 Jul 2008 | 11:46 AM ET

    Battered Swiss bank UBS said on Friday it should be saved from another hefty loss in the second quarter by a large tax credit, but its shares, after a short-lived boost on the news, fell back after a Moody's downgrade.

  • Dow, Nasdaq End on Bear Turf; Oil Tops $143 Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 5:56 PM ET

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 1.5 percent, ending the day firmly in bear-market territory. GM took a hit as one analyst raised the prospect of bankruptcy. Lehman Brothers rose.

  • Stocks Slide as Oil Settles Above $143 Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 3:31 PM ET

    Stocks were back on the see-saw Wednesday, rising and falling with each new report or flinch in oil prices.

  • Sell Into Rallies Still Rules Street Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 1:59 PM ET

    We are getting just the kind of trading that would be expected: modest rally on shreds of good news, met with selling (or just buyers stepping away) midday. Remember the basic facts of the market: 1) stocks are oversold, 2) traders are extremely bearish, and 3) "sell into rallies" remains the dominant trading motif.

  • Stocks Slide as Oil Rises, GM Skids Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 12:42 PM ET

    Stocks were back on the see-saw Wednesday, rising and falling with each new report or flinch in oil prices.

  • UBS, Deutsche Bank Say No Need for New Capital Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 11:31 AM ET

    Two of Europe's biggest investment banks, Switzerland's UBS and Deutsche Bank, moved to calm investors, telling them that they did not need extra cash to cope with the global markets crisis.

  • Stocks Waver After Crude-Inventory Report Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 11:25 AM ET

    Stocks were back on the see-saw Wednesday, rising and falling with each new report or flinch in oil prices.

  • Market Insider: Wednesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | 9:28 PM ET

    There's a good chance stocks could hold onto some of their positive tone Wednesday, and maybe even into Thursday, as traders search the rubble for bargains.

  • US Court OKs Summons on UBS Taxpayer Records Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | 6:36 PM ET

    A federal judge in Miami authorized the Internal Revenue Service to request information from UBS about U.S. taxpayers who may be using Swiss bank accounts to evade federal income taxes, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.

  • Stocks Eke Out a Gain; GM Gains 2% Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | 5:26 PM ET

    Stocks coasted to a positive finish, fueled by better-than-expected sales from General Motors, short covering and a pop in a manufacturing gauge, in what was a rollercoaster start to the first half.

  • GM Jumps 15%, Pushes Market Higher Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | 3:20 PM ET

    It was a rocky start to the second half for Wall Street as the market digested a mixed bag of auto sales, a $2 jump in oil prices and an encouraging reading on manufacturing.

  • UBS Revamps Board, Writedown Fears Remain Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | 1:28 PM ET

    UBS failed to address nagging concerns about further possible writedowns on Tuesday, dishing out instead a restructuring of top management and sending shares to a fresh 10-year low.