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  • Stocks opened lower Wednesday as investors booed results from Morgan Stanley and a dismal outlook from economy gauge FedEx.

  • Wall Street was bracing for another rough day as investors worried over earnings reports and oil inventories, with bad news from Federal Express adding to the downbeat mood.

  • Activist investor Olivant has raised its stake in Swiss bank UBS to 2.5 percent and said on Wednesday it had fully supported the recent rights issue.

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    UBS has wrapped up a 16 billion franc ($15.4 billion) rights issue, the Swiss bank's second effort to resuscitate finances that have been ravaged by the global markets crisis.

  • KeyCorp , a large U.S. Midwest regional bank, said it plans to raise $1.5 billion in equity capital and cut its dividend in half, following an adverse federal court ruling over the tax treatment of leveraged leases.

  • Stocks tumbled Wednesday as oil's resurgence lit the fuse of inflation fears, pushing the Dow to a three-month low.  Oil jumped about $5 a barrel, settling at $136.38. Financials were the hardest hit.

  • Stocks fell sharply as oil's resurgence fanned inflation fears and a downgrade on Alcoa dragged on the Dow. Oil jumped about $6.

  • Stocks opened lower as oil's resurgence fanned inflation fears and a downgrade on Alcoa dragged on the Dow. Oil jumped nearly $3, topping $134 a barrel.

  • Wall Street looked set to open slightly higher on Wednesday, but the energy market could again hijack the stock market with U.S. inventory data arriving later in the morning.

  • Why trying to solve both problems at the same time could lead to disaster.

  • The Dow recovered some of its losses from last Friday as oil dropped more than $4 Monday.

  • Not surprisingly, market technicians who were bullish two weeks ago are in a state of despair. Talk about minor support at 1,350 for the S&P 500 is half-hearted at best; the truth is that other than the March closing bottom of 1,273 there is no one willing to draw many lines in the sand here.

  • A Royal Bank of Scotland logo is seen outside the company's offices in central London, Tuesday May 29, 2007. A consortium led by Royal Bank of Scotland PLC said Tuesday it will launch a hostile bid of euro71.1 billion (US$95.5 billion) for ABN Amro, topping a friendly offer from Barclays PLC and pressing Bank of America Corp. for control of the Dutch bank's U.S. arm. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    Some may point to how RBS has stronger risk management than rivals, but the problem for many shareholders is the lack of oversight over CEO Fred Goodwin.

  • The Dow plunged more than 400 points as the sharpest jump in the unemployment rate in more than 20 years and rocketing oil prices sparked concerns about stagflation. Oil jumped more than $11 a barrel to close at a record $138.54.

  • Stocks plunged as the sharpest jump in the unemployment rate in more than 20 years and rocketing oil prices sparked concerns about stagflation. Oil jumped more than $11 a barrel to close at a record $138.54.. Chevron was the lone star on the Dow. Nat Semi jumped -- a rare feat on this landslide day -- after the chip maker posted better-than-expected earnings.

  • Stocks plunged after the sharpest jump in the unemployment rate in more than 20 years and news that wholesale inventories ballooned. Oil jumped $6 a barrel. Chevron was the lone star on the Dow. Nat Semi jumped -- a rare feat on this landslide day -- after the chip maker posted better-than-expected earnings.

  • Stocks opened lower after the May jobs report showed a sharp jump in the unemployment rate. Oil eclipsed $130 a barrel.

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    Under pressure from the authorities, UBS is considering whether to divulge the names of up to 20,000 of its well-heeled American clients, the NYT reports.

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    What are the options trades in Lehman Bros. stock saying about the brokerage's future?

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    Home prices in New York's Manhattan, which have been largely unscathed by the housing slump may start to come down as the credit crunch comes back to bite Wall Street bankers.